• Grubb & Ellis Divulge Real Estate Forecast for 2006
    Grubb & Ellis Co., a provider of integrated real estate services, released its 2006 North America Real Estate Forecast, which indicates commercial real estate should have another healthy year. ...More
    January 17, 2006 Posted in News
  • Oglieglo Launches YP Company
    Curt Oglieglo, former vice president of the Michaels/Wilder Group, has launched a new advertising venture in Avondale, Ariz., Yellow Page Logic, which specializes in print and electronic, regional and national Yellow Pages placement. ...More
    January 17, 2006 Posted in News
  • U-Haul Expands Co-STAR Program
    Phoenix-based U-Haul International Inc. added 14- and 17-foot trucks to its Co-STAR (co-branded storage truck agent rental) Program. ...More
    January 17, 2006 Posted in News
  • ISS Vegas Expo Sheds Light on Legal Issues
    For operators who want the most up-to-date information on self-storage legal issues, the Inside Self-Storage Vegas Expo at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Feb. 28-March 3, includes informative seminars hosted by several industry experts. ...More
    January 11, 2006 Posted in News
  • Grubb & Ellis Divulge Real Estate Forecast for 2006
    Grubb & Ellis Co., a provider of integrated real estate services, released its 2006 North America Real Estate Forecast, which indicates commercial real estate should have another healthy year. ...More
    January 5, 2006 Posted in News
  • Marketing & Man’s Best Friend
    Marketing & Man’s Best Friend The day our storage facility went to the dogs—literally! By David Perea OK,forget everything you’ve learned about how an attractive, well-maintained storage facility is a critical element of marketing your site to potential tenants. Don’t ...More
    January 1, 2006 David Perea Posted in Articles
  • Elements of Design
    Every display ad you use to promote your self-storage business should be designed to maximize customer response—that’s a given. Unfortunately, few operators understand and use the design elements that best attract prospects’ attention. Following are some tips to make ...More
    January 1, 2006 Sue Weinman Posted in Articles
  • Italian Facility Starts Small
    The European self-storage landscape is dominated by multi-facility operators involved in a seemingly endless stream of acquisition, mergers and expansion plans. But a few single-site enterprises are making a name for themselves, too.Last year, Sara Keller founded Spazio in ...More
    January 1, 2006 Kimberly Hundley Posted in Articles
  • Marketing in Times of Crisis
    The past few years have been extremely trying for the American public. Between war, terrorism, hurricanes and the economy, we have really been tested. Recently, while visiting with a very knowledgeable international banker, I asked him how he thought the United States is ...More
    January 1, 2006 Fred Grauer Posted in Articles
  • What Makes Your Customers Buy?
    What is your company’s customer-service culture? Do your employees consistently exceed customer expectations, on the phone and in person? Are they simply order-takers, or are they focused on learning about customer needs and providing solutions? These are critical questions ...More
    January 1, 2006 Barry Himmel Posted in Articles