• 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
  • ISS to Offer Legal Learning Seminar at Reno-Tahoe Expo
    Inside Self-Storage (ISS) and industry legal expert Jeffrey Greenberger will offer a three-hour Legal Learning seminar at the ISS Summer Expo, July 24-27, 2007, in Reno-Tahoe, Nev. ...More
    March 27, 2007 Posted in News
  • On Hoodwinkers and Winking
    (A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Drew Whitney.) I’ve been bamboozled! Someone, somehow, on many days and miles away, has been draining my bank account, and I didn’t even know it until it had been overdrafted by thousands! I know it happens all the time, but it ...More
    March 26, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blog
  • LeClaire Pronounced Top Investment Specialist by Marcus & Millichap
    Marcus & Millichap, one of the nation’s largest real estate investment brokerage firms, pronounced Charles “Chico” LeClaire as its top self-storage investment professional for 2006. ...More
    March 26, 2007 Posted in News
  • Rebuilding New Orleans
    I've been in New Orleans all week attending two vastly different conferences—one with my husband for Coremetrics, and the other, of course, is the Self Storage Association convention, still in progress. It was simply fortuitous that our events ran back-to-back, as this is ...More
    March 22, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Construction Costs Rebound Following Mild Producer Price Report
    Construction costs are rising faster than the March 15th producer price report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. ...More
    March 20, 2007 Posted in News
  • Vegas Self-Storage Forum Available on Free CD
    An audio recording of the February 2007 Self-Storage Forum, a semi-annual program in which industry leaders share insights about market issues, is now available for free on CD. ...More
    March 16, 2007 Posted in News
  • SMARTBOX Brings Portable Storage to Minneapolis Market
    SMARTBOX, a provider of portable storage for commercial and residential use, is expanding its franchise to the Minneapolis market. ...More
    March 15, 2007 Posted in News
  • Prime Time
    A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor, Drew Whitney. Yesterday I received a phone call from a news reporter. Over the years, we’ve received a number of calls from news reporters working on articles that focused on the self-storage phenomenon. In the early days, calls ...More
    March 14, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blog