• Maintenance Toolbox: The Nuts and Bolts of Site Upkeep
    Every self-storage site requires maintenance, whether it's old or new, old-school or high-tech. Your buildings, landscaping, security equipment, pavement, office décor, etc., are all essential components of your curb and tenant appeal. ...More
    July 2, 2007 Posted in Reports
  • Buchanan's 'Encore for Education' Raises $100K for VH1 Save the Music Foundation
    Buchanan Street Partners raised $100,000 for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation through its first annual "Encore for Education" charity concert, held June 7th at the House of Blues in Los Angeles. ...More
    June 29, 2007 Posted in News
  • Slamming the Door on New Tenants?
    [A guest blog spot by USstoragesearch.com Executive Vice President Megan Eckert.] If you’re like most self-storage operators, attracting new tenants is always on your mind. But what if you already have more than enough new tenant interest and are unknowingly slamming the ...More
    June 29, 2007 Megan Eckert Posted in Blogs
  • Up in Smoke
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Drew Whitney.] Many years ago, I accepted my first full-time newspaper reporter position, working for the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza in Incline Village, Nev. It's a beautiful place, snugly set against the mountains on the north shore ...More
    June 28, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blogs
  • Inside Self-Storage Summer Expo: Family Fun and Business Smart
    Registration is still under way for the industry’s upcoming “business meets pleasure” event: the Inside Self-Storage Summer Expo in Reno-Tahoe, Nev., July 24-27, 2007. ...More
    June 27, 2007 Posted in News
  • Mortgage Professionals Get New National Association
    A new trade organization, the National Association of Mortgage Professionals Inc. (NAMP), was launched today to raise industry standards and build customer trust and confidence in the business. ...More
    June 26, 2007 Posted in News
  • Fine Piece of Art
    It's almost that time of year when we'll start piecing together our media kit and editorial calendar for 2008. It sounds crazy, I know, but that is the pace of things in the publishing world—we're always living around some future date (very un-Zen). On one hand, it's ...More
    June 25, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • Self-Storage Industry Gets Access to 'Green' Truck Grant Program
    Divine Development LP, in alliance with the Agape Foundation and Mobile Master Trucks, has developed the first "green" business grant available to the self-storage industry. ...More
    June 22, 2007 Posted in News
  • How would you rent a storage unit?
    [A guest blog spot by USstoragesearch.com Executive Vice President Megan Eckert] Here’s a question for all the self-storage owners and managers out there (and please pretend you're not in the industry for a moment): How would you go about renting storage? What method(s) ...More
    June 21, 2007 Posted in Blogs
  • Inside Self-Storage Welcomes Expo Education and Marketing Manager
    Inside Self-Storage (ISS), a producer of publications, tradeshows and education programs for the self-storage industry, welcomes Allison Bandura to the team as its new expo education and marketing manager. ...More
    June 21, 2007 Posted in News