• ISS 2007 Scholarship Winners
    A new roster of college students has won assistance from Inside Self-Storage. The ISS Scholarship Program encourages educational pursuits and rewards the hard work of students closely affiliated with self-storage. Entrants are required to work in the industry or have ...More
    April 2, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Articles
  • Table of Contents - April 2007
    Management Companies:Who, What and Why Understand your options—and if you can make more money. By Mel Holsinger 10 Reasons to Hire Management Experts Avoid costly mistakes by using experienced fee management from the beginning. By Linnea Appleby Escape the Day-to-Day ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles, Technology
  • Real Estate
    If you have a sale, grand opening, groundbreaking or other transaction you would like listed here, e-mail detailed information and a high-resolution digital photo, if available, to storagenews@vpico.com. Bobby Loeffler, a self-storage specialist with Marcus & Millichap, ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Management Companies:
    Who, What and Why
    Professional management companies have been around since the beginning of self-storage, and they’ve continued to grow. Sometimes referred to as third-party management, the service has the potential to increase profits, free up an owner’s schedule and provide ...More
    April 2, 2007 Mel Holsinger Posted in Articles
  • Escape the Day-to-Day Details
    Recent surveys show that facility management is the most important issue facing owners today. The finding is unsurprising—day-to-day operations determine whether a facility succeeds or fails. But let’s face it, most owners don’t have the time or interest to closely manage ...More
    April 2, 2007 Susan Head Posted in Articles
  • ON THE RECORD
    Timing is everything. Whether it’s catching a perfect pass in a football game, investing in new property or starting a business venture, when you act is just as critical as how you act. Over the last few years, many published articles have proclaimed: “The time is right, so ...More
    April 2, 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. Colfax Corporation Colfaxcorp.com Colfax Corp., the parent company for brands such as Allweiler ...More
    April 2, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • AGC Predicts Increase in Construction Materials Costs, Releases Inflation Alert
    Kenneth Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America, predicted increases in construction materials costs and wages at the group's recent convention and in its Construction Inflation Alert. ...More
    March 30, 2007 Posted in News
  • Plug Your Ears
    (A guest blog spot by ISS Associate Editor Elaine Foxwell.) Has anyone been tempted, out of curiosity or maybe an overwhelming yen, to collect any and all esoteric music, to purchase the CD by British musical group The Playwrights called English Self Storage? Anyone? ...More
    March 30, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blog
  • Feeling the Chill
    Anyone who follows this blog knows I was in New Orleans all last week for a self-storage show as well as another conference. Before I left for N.O., temperatures here in Phoenix were approaching 100 degrees, and I was running my air conditioning. Today, I'm wearing a ...More
    March 29, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog