• Truck Leasing Specialist Launches New Company
    Kirk Nash has started his own company, The KW Nash Group Inc., providing truck leasing, rentals and insurance. ...More
    September 8, 2006 Posted in News
  • PhoneSmart Holds Contest Around Lead 300,000
    PhoneSmart Sales Solutions held a contest for people to guess when the company would write its 300,000th lead or reservation on behalf of industry clients. ...More
    September 7, 2006 Posted in News, Technology
  • DSI Expands New Divisions
    San Clemente, Calif.-based Development Services Inc. (DSI), which specializes in self-storage and RV/boat-storage consulting, expanded two new divisions to provide services nationwide. ...More
    September 7, 2006 Posted in News, Development
  • Webinar on Storage Tenant Bankruptcy Set for Sept. 12
    Part of the Inside Self-Storage Legal Learning Series with Jeffrey Greenberger, a free webinar about dealing with tenant bankruptcy will take place on Sept. 12 at 11:30 a.m. ET. ...More
    September 6, 2006 Posted in News, Construction
  • Storage and Steel Triumvirate Form New Company to Serve West Coast
    A new self-storage framing company, NW Systems Inc., has been formed from a consolidation of Kiwi Storage Systems, Northwest Steel Systems and Skyline Consulting to serve the West Coast. ...More
    September 6, 2006 Posted in News
  • The Pack Rats are coming!
    We recently posted a press release to the ISS website regarding a new mobile-storage contender entering the Phoenix market: 1-800-PACK-RAT. The company plans to open at least four facilities in Arizona in the next few years; and based on my observations, it isn't messing ...More
    September 5, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Stor edge Appoints New VP of Operations
    Canada-based storage operator Stor edge self storage appointed David G. Demchuck as its new vice president of operations. ...More
    September 1, 2006 Posted in News
  • Michigan Racquet Club Goes Self-Storage
    Jackson, Mich., storage owners have converted an old athletic club to a new climate-controlled storage facility. ...More
    September 1, 2006 Posted in News
  • Performance and Tenancy Booms
    Is the self-storage industry headed toward another big development cycle similar to the one in the late 1990s? The high prices investors have been paying for self-storage in many markets represent a significant premium over replacement costs. In market conditions like this, ...More
    September 1, 2006 Charles Ray Wilson Posted in Articles, Development
  • Bringing Women and Minorities Into the Construction Fold
    It's no revelation, just a simple fact: The health of our industry is intimately tied to that of the construction field. When materials and labor are hard to come by, self-storage also suffers. Right now, construction is experiencing a woeful shortage of skilled workers. If ...More
    August 31, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog