• Shurgard May Execute Layoffs at Home Office
    According to an article printed in Tuesday's Seattle Times, Shurgard Storage Centers may lay off as many as 175 employees at its home base of Seattle. ...More
    August 3, 2006 Posted in News
  • United Stor-All Forms JV With Harrison St. REC
    United Stor-All Centers has formed a joint venture with Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC of Chicago to target the acquisition, development and redevelopment of storage properties throughout the United States. ...More
    August 3, 2006 Posted in News, Development
  • A City of Surprises
    Last week’s expo was the first time Inside Self-Storage has hosted a tradeshow in Reno, Nev., and I’ll admit I was skeptical. It’s proximity to Vegas is not easy to overcome. Many friends told me a six-day trip to Reno sounded awful! I had never even been there myself. But ...More
    July 28, 2006 Dana Hicks Posted in Blog
  • Return of the Prodigal Storage Staff
    The week is nearly done, but it has taken me this long to catch up from the recent ISS Reno Expo, which took place July 19-22. Tradeshows wreak havoc with your schedule, not to mention your house, your bank account, as well as your mind, body and spirit (those minute ...More
    July 27, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog
  • Metro Storage Joins Forces with ING Clarion
    Metro Storage LLC, which operates facilities under the name Metro Self Storage, announced a $250 million joint venture with real estate investment firm ING Clarion. ...More
    July 27, 2006 Posted in News
  • ISS Reno Expo Rates High With Attendees, Exhibitors
    The Inside Self-Storage Reno Expo culminated on Saturday, July 22, and attendees and exhibitors report positive experiences all around. ...More
    July 27, 2006 Posted in News
  • In the Words of Lawrence Welk ...
    "Thank you, thank you, thank you." Well, my dear friends, the ISS Reno Expo has come and gone, and a good time was had by all! No time for diving, bungee jumping (sorry, Jeannie), auto museum or, most important, the Highland Games. But we did find time to put on a great ...More
    July 27, 2006 Dawn Carter Posted in Blog
  • Making a Statement With Site Security
    Security is essential for any self-storage site; but the array of choices can be daunting when it comes to selecting vendors, evaluating hardware and software, and arranging installation. ...More
    July 26, 2006 Posted in Webinars
  • If You Weren't There, You Definitely Missed Out
    The Inside Self-Storage Reno Expo has come and gone, and I have to say I thought it was a great success. With well-attended education seminars and networking events, attendees were able to gleen the knowledge they needed. Some of the stand-out seminars were the Management ...More
    July 25, 2006 Marlo Sneddon Posted in Blog
  • Reno day 3, the final stretch!
    It's Reno Expo day 3, the final stretch, and we're all pretty tired. But the self-storage crew is a bunch ot troopers, so they're all hanging in there! (It helps that there's an open bar in the expo hall.) Last night was the ISS Evening Cocktail Reception, and we got a ...More
    July 21, 2006 Teri Lanza Posted in Blog