• National Storage Center of Redford, Mich., Wins Beautification Award
    National Storage Center of Redford, Mich., a self-storage facility developed and managed by Pogoda Cos., received a 2007 Business Beautification Award from the Redford Township Chamber of Commerce. ...More
    November 19, 2007 Posted in News, Construction, Development
  • Global Swarming: Holiday Mania
    Let me start by saying I'm not a Scrooge. I was raised in a family in which we celebrated Christmas, and I still enjoy many of the related traditions, particularly because of the memories they bring to mind. I also relish the general disruption of life that takes place ...More
    November 19, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • Manager Education Highlighted at Inside Self-Storage Expo
    Industry expert Mel Holsinger will conduct a seminar on educating facility managers at the upcoming Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo, Feb. 6, at 2:15 p.m. ...More
    November 16, 2007 Posted in News
  • Michigan House Votes to Replace Service Sales Tax
    On Nov. 8, the Michigan House passed a bill that would kill a 6 percent sales tax on self-storage and other services and replace the lost revenue by raising the state’s main business tax. ...More
    November 15, 2007 Posted in News
  • The WWWild World of Goblins, eBay and ISS
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Elaine Foxwell.] OK, I'm the first to admit that surfing the Internet is not high on my list of extracurricular activities. I'm a bibliophile. I’ve had a love affair with books since I was about eight years old and read Edgar Rice ...More
    November 15, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blogs
  • Dollar Self Storage Supports Environment With E-Waste Program
    The staff of Dollar Self Storage in Corona, Calif., is doing its part for the environment by collecting electronic waste (also known as e-waste) for recycling. ...More
    November 14, 2007 Posted in News
  • Concrete Admixture
    When added to concrete, Barrier-1's Admixture significantly inhibits the growth of bacteria and fungi, including black mold, in humid applications. ...More
    November 14, 2007 Posted in News
  • ClingScapeT
    Typar ClingScapeT is a 100 percent polypropylene, non-woven fabric with patent-pending clinging fibers that hold mulch in place while blocking weeds. ...More
    November 14, 2007 Posted in News
  • VISIDEC Focus Mounting Systems
    ATDEC, based in Sydney, Australia, manufactures two advanced Visidec Focus mounting systems for flat-panel displays ranging in size from 12 inches to 22 inches. ...More
    November 14, 2007 Posted in News
  • Insomniac 800
    Phoenix-based OpenTech Alliance Inc. unveiled its Insomniac 800 self-storage kiosk designed specifically for indoor vestibules, rental offices or high-traffic areas. ...More
    November 14, 2007 Posted in News, Technology