• Special Operations
    Most self-storage operators don’t regularly audit their operations. Unfortunately, if you’re not reviewing key areas, you’re most likely failing to make necessary improvements as well. Without an audit, it’s difficult to identify and improve functions that lead to increased ...More
    June 1, 2007 Brad North Posted in Articles
  • People
    If you have a staff-related announcement such as a promotion, new hire or award you would like to include in the magazine, send an e-mail to storagenews@vpico.com. High-resolution, digital photos are appreciated. Salkovitch Joins Supply Source One Gregg Salkovitch, a ...More
    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • News
    Please submit your news releases to storagenews@vpico.com . Facility Launches Online RV/Boat Survey Lake Havasu RV & Boat Storage of Lake Havasu, Ariz., launched a survey designed to gather data on facilities that offer boat and RV storage. This information will help ...More
    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • On the Record
    As I write this article, I’ve just returned from the Inside Self-Storage Expo in Las Vegas, where I participated in two seminars, “Why Records Management Is Hot” and “Mining Gold in a Gold Mine,” both focusing on records management. These sessions were well-received and ...More
    June 1, 2007 Ian Thomas Posted in Articles
  • Products & Services
    If you have a product or service you would like featured in this section, e-mail detailed information and a high-resolution digital photo, if available, to storagenews@vpico.com. Extreme CCTV24V UFLED Infrared Illuminator Extreme CCTV’s 24V UFLED Infrared Illuminator is an ...More
    June 1, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Facility Spotlight: Constables on Patrol
    Security today is a sophisticated technology designed to make the self-storage customer feel his goods are safe. Ronald Rhodes, owner of Brown Road Self Storage and Moving Supplies in Hephzibah, Ga., went one step further—by building a police substation into his site. ...More
    June 1, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Articles
  • Pitcher’s Predicaments
    A guest blog spot by ISS Associate Editor Elaine Foxwell. Pitcher’s predicaments ... No, I'm not talking about the pitcher’s mound in baseball of which I know nothing (Hello! Hockey fan here). My pitching occurs when I phone people about the Inside Self-Storage Annual Top ...More
    May 31, 2007 Posted in Blog
  • Extra Space Storage to Present at 2007 NAREIT Investor Forum
    Kenneth M. Woolley of Extra Space Storage will present an overview of the company followed by a question-and-answer period during REITWeek 2007, June 5-7, 2007, at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City. ...More
    May 30, 2007 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • WSJ Reports 2007 Decline in Self-Storage REIT Performance
    The Wall Street Journal recently reported a decline of performance in the self-storage REIT sector, though no final conclusions were made as to the cause. ...More
    May 29, 2007 Posted in News
  • Funny Farm
    A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Drew Whitney. You’ll probably think I’m crazy when I tell you I wanted to raise chickens. After the last month, I’d almost agree. As with keeping anything precious (and as any self-storage veteran should know) safekeeping is ...More
    May 24, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blog