• Let's hear it for Jeff!
    After the day I had yesterday, it was really nice to see something positive this morning. One of the first things in my inbox today was a message from long-time ISS supporter Jim Chiswell, letting me know our legal guru/speaker/writer, Jeff Greenberger, is featured in ...More
    March 7, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • [Deep Breath]
    Take deep breaths: In through the nose, out through the mouth. Peace and acceptance. Peace and acceptance. Coming down from a tradeshow is always tough, but particularly when it's as full of activity as the ISS Vegas Expo was last week. I'm still regrouping. Last night I ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • ISS Hosts Largest Tradeshow in Self-Storage History
    Last week's Inside Self-Storage Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas was the largest trade event in the industry's history, and rave reviews have poured in from attendees and exhibitors alike. ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in News
  • SSA Releases Market Inventory Study
    The Self Storage Association released the results of its new Market Inventory Study, which indicates total self-storage space will exceed 2 billion square feet in the first quarter of the year. ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in News
  • Public Storage Moves to Buy Shurgard
    According to the Wall Street Journal, Public Storage is poised to acquire Shurgard Storage Centers Inc. for about $3.2 billion. ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in News
  • ISS Honors Scholarship Recipients
    Inside Self-Storage honored two of its 2006 scholarship recipients at its Las Vegas Expo yesterday, at the opening of its Prime-Time Open Forum. ...More
    March 2, 2006 Posted in News
  • United Storage Nation
    We're almost through day 2 of the ISS Expo in Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay, and I continue to be astonished by the incredibly diverse attendance here. As ISS Publisher Troy Bix pointed out at the beginning of this morning's keynote session, this year's show has attendees from ...More
    March 1, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • And away we go at the ISS Expo...
    I'm here at the Inside Self-Storage Expo at Mandalay Bay, which runs until the end of the week. Check here regularly throughout the show to see event updates and, yes, photos! ...More
    March 1, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Supplier Spotlight: TVM Building Products
    TVM Building Products, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of sealing and energy-conservation products, has supplied reflective-foil insulation, polyurethane foams, sealants, silicone fire-stops and fillers to other construction-related markets since 1997. Now it ...More
    March 1, 2006 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Articles
  • Managing Your Operational Risks
    As a self-storage owner or investor, you’ve taken a risk on a growing asset that should generate profit for an unforeseen period of time; and you want to protect that investment from potential loss. This is where risk management becomes an important aspect of your business. ...More
    March 1, 2006 Mike Gong Posted in Articles