• Web-Based Management Software in Self-Storage
    When self-storage facilities switched from DOS to Windows, they instantly enjoyed better functionality and integration with hardware such as gate systems, scanners, printers or cameras. Some systems even provide ties to other platforms, such as Peachtree Accounting and ...More
    May 11, 2008 Markus Hecker Posted in Articles
  • Training Employees for Self-Storage Software Use
    Management software is intended to streamline your business operations and improve customer service. If you can’t make your software do what you want it to do—and what it was made to do—your employees won’t be able to effectively or efficiently ...More
    May 9, 2008 Karen Goodfriend Posted in Articles
  • £15M Invested in Swedish Self-Storage Operation
    Smedvig Capital will invest £15 million in SelStor AB, the newest entrant to the European self-storage market. ...More
    May 8, 2008 Posted in News, Finance
  • Single- vs. Multi-Story Construction in Canadian Self-Storage
    When examining the issue of self-storage building style, consider the benefits from your vantage point as an investor as well as your customer’s point of view. If your customers see the style of facility as an advantage, it should increase your revenue with higher ...More
    May 8, 2008 Cory Parrow Posted in Articles
  • Put Your Money Where Your Stock Is
    Since I started blogging for Storage Speak, I've been reading other blogs, too. Not overly often, mind you, because there are only so many hours in a day, and I spend quite enough time poking around our self-storage forum, thank you very much. It's a miracle I get anything ...More
    May 8, 2008 Teri Posted in Blogs
  • Florida Self Storage Association Sponsors Special Olympics in Golf Tournament
    The Florida Self Storage Association will sponsor Special Olympics Florida during its second annual Financial & Real Estate Symposium and golf tournament, June 5, 2008. ...More
    May 8, 2008 Posted in News
  • Inside Self-Storage Announces Survey Drawing Winner
    Inside Self-Storage (ISS) recently conducted a survey of its website visitors to determine the level of interest and use regarding its many print and web-based products. ...More
    May 7, 2008 Posted in News
  • Economic Myths
    That crafty Roman god Janus seems to be playing with our economy. He’s the one with two heads facing opposite directions. He can see past and future, and is the god of beginnings and endings and of transitions. Some traditions hold he is also a contradictory deity who ...More
    May 7, 2008 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blogs
  • Self-Storage Money Matters: Financing, Credit and Property Value
    It’s time to sit up and take notice. The times have changed, and nobody seems to be setting up shop on Easy Street anymore.It is abundantly clear that the so-called sub-prime mortgage debacle may be just the tip of the iceberg of problems in modern finance markets. ...More
    May 7, 2008 Michael L. McCune Posted in Articles, Finance
  • At the Movies
    Rainy Sundays can be great. This past weekend I had the rare opportunity of sitting still for an entire movie, Catch and Release, on HBO. It was entertaining enough, but one scene in particular caught my attention. In it, a somber Jennifer Garner visits her ...More
    May 6, 2008 Drew Whitney Posted in Blogs