• Boat & RV Storage: Cruising Toward Profit, Product Diversity and Customer Approval
    Self-storage operators around the country are realizing the phenomenal profit potential of offering boat and RV storage on their sites. The rise in recreational-vehicle ownership and use combined with tightened municipal codes in residential communities has bolstered the ...More
    October 1, 2007 Posted in Reports
  • Public Storage Allies With Budget Rental Trucks
    Public Storage, the world's largest owner and operator of self-storage facilities, has chosen Budget Truck Rental LLC as its exclusive third-party provider of rental trucks. ...More
    September 28, 2007 Posted in News
  • Reaping Prosperity in the East
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Elaine Foxwell.] This is my fifth year working on the Inside Self-Storage U.K./Europe supplement magazine, and I've noticed a change. In the past, many articles originated from the United Kingdom, where the industry is about 16 ...More
    September 28, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blogs
  • ISS and USstoragesearch.com Host Third in Online-Marketing Webinar Series
    On Oct. 3, USstoragesearch.com and Inside Self-Storage (ISS) will host the final installment of a three-part webinar series designed to help facility owner/operators increase their bottom line using the power of the Internet. ...More
    September 25, 2007 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Construction: Site Selection, Layout and Building Options
    Whether you're a self-storage novice or a veteran, you know the importance of proper site layout—it's the delicate balance between maximizing your land and meeting the market's needs while turning a healthy profit ...More
    September 25, 2007 Posted in Webinars
  • In Different Worlds?
    A guest blog spot by Megan Eckert, executive vice president of USstoragesearch.com. Have you ever tried to explain time zones to a 5-year-old? Well, let me tell you, it doesn’t work too well. I recently went back to my hometown and spent some time with friends and family. ...More
    September 24, 2007 Posted in Blogs
  • U-Haul and Wounded Warrior Project Kick Off Soldier Ride High-Desert Challenge 2007
    On Sept. 26, U-Haul International and Wounded Warrior Project will kick off the second segment of the 2007 Solider Ride High-Desert Challenge, which raises money to support severely injured members of the U.S. armed forces. ...More
    September 24, 2007 Posted in News
  • Fall 2007 Self-Storage Forum Available on Free CD
    An audio recording of the fall 2007 Self-Storage Forum, a semi-annual program in which industry leaders share insights about the self-storage market, is now available on CD at no charge. ...More
    September 21, 2007 Posted in News
  • Support for Those About to Lose “The Dream”
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Elaine Foxwell.] To make a play on the words from Pink Floyd’s “Money,” economists are now saying, “Money goes away.” I’m certainly not reporting anything new when I say the increasing interest pebble dropped in the pond of ...More
    September 18, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blogs
  • Value Self Storage Reaches Out to Help Manager in Need
    Value Self Storage of Sarasota, Fla., has opened a fund to assist Sandy Thompson, general manager, who has been diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. ...More
    September 18, 2007 Posted in News