• In Different Worlds?
    A guest blog spot by Megan Eckert, executive vice president of USstoragesearch.com. Have you ever tried to explain time zones to a 5-year-old? Well, let me tell you, it doesn’t work too well. I recently went back to my hometown and spent some time with friends and family. ...More
    September 24, 2007 Posted in Blogs
  • U-Haul and Wounded Warrior Project Kick Off Soldier Ride High-Desert Challenge 2007
    On Sept. 26, U-Haul International and Wounded Warrior Project will kick off the second segment of the 2007 Solider Ride High-Desert Challenge, which raises money to support severely injured members of the U.S. armed forces. ...More
    September 24, 2007 Posted in News
  • Fall 2007 Self-Storage Forum Available on Free CD
    An audio recording of the fall 2007 Self-Storage Forum, a semi-annual program in which industry leaders share insights about the self-storage market, is now available on CD at no charge. ...More
    September 21, 2007 Posted in News
  • Support for Those About to Lose “The Dream”
    [A guest blog spot by ISS Managing Editor Elaine Foxwell.] To make a play on the words from Pink Floyd’s “Money,” economists are now saying, “Money goes away.” I’m certainly not reporting anything new when I say the increasing interest pebble dropped in the pond of ...More
    September 18, 2007 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Blogs
  • Value Self Storage Reaches Out to Help Manager in Need
    Value Self Storage of Sarasota, Fla., has opened a fund to assist Sandy Thompson, general manager, who has been diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. ...More
    September 18, 2007 Posted in News
  • Green Apple Group to Develop Marketing Strategies for Green and Sustainable Building
    Partners Bernie Pisczek, Paul Nutcher and Mark Schulz have formed Green Apple Group LLC, which will focus on “green” initiatives within the construction industry. ...More
    September 14, 2007 Posted in News
  • Velocity Raptor
    Sometimes things change so quickly around here, it's like trying to ride a roadrunner ... except much bigger and far more dangerous. I like to call it "the velocity raptor." Hang on tight and pray for your life. This week, we entered production on our November 2007 issue, ...More
    September 13, 2007 Teri Lanza Posted in Blogs
  • Third Winner Announced for TenantOne Direct Texas Giveaway
    On July 31, MiniCo Inc. drew the third winner of its TenantOne Direct Texas Giveaway. ...More
    September 13, 2007 Posted in News
  • Inside Self-Storage Expo Highlights Car-Washing as an Add-On Profit Center
    As part of its emphasis on successful add-on profit centers for self-storage operations, the Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo will partner with Modern Car Care Magazine and Expo to provide resources for professionals interested in planning, building or expanding a ...More
    September 12, 2007 Posted in News
  • The Golden Egg
    [A guest blot spot by ISS Editor Drew Whitney.] In the springtime, as you may recall, my family proudly adopted six chicks. We turned one of our barn stalls into a coop, nailed chicken wire to posts to form a safe, outdoor pen, and began reading profusely about chicken ...More
    September 10, 2007 Drew Whitney Posted in Blogs