• Pell Mell Week
    It was an amazingly quiet weekend for me, and I designed it that way intentionally. Only because I'm bracing myself for the impending hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas show, the experience of which is akin to condensing several objects into a small space via the use of a ...More
    February 27, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • And it's Just a Box of Life
    Part of my morning routine involves combing the web for fresh news about self-storage. Most of the time, my findings are pretty clear-cut; but every once in a while, I get a curve ball. Take this photo, for example, which came up on a Yahoo! news search: Was this image of a ...More
    February 24, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • MsSSOA to Hold Membership Conference
    The Mississippi Self Storage Owners Association (MsSSOA) will hold a membership conference and tradeshow on May 19. ...More
    February 23, 2006 Posted in News
  • In Memory of Wally
    If you've read the feed on the ISS website, then you already know the upsetting news we received today. Wally Schultz, founder and CEO of the publishing company that produces Metal Marketplace magazine, passed away suddenly on Monday. (You can also read the details ...More
    February 22, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • In Memoriam: Walter 'Wally' F. Schultz
    Walter "Wally" Schultz, founder and CEO of Eran Media Inc., publisher of Metal Marketplace, passed away suddenly on Feb. 20. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him. ...More
    February 22, 2006 Posted in News
  • AGC to Host Conference Call on Future of Construction
    The Associated General Contractors of America will host a conference call on Feb. 28, 2 p.m. ET, to discuss the outlook for construction in 2006, including predictions for materials shortages and prices. ...More
    February 22, 2006 Posted in News
  • One week to ISS Vegas Expo!
    The Inside Self-Storage Las Vegas Expo at Mandalay Bay, Feb. 28-March 1, is just a week away. And everybody want to know: What's new this year? ...More
    February 22, 2006 Posted in News
  • Eminent Pain
    Eminent domain is on the loose, but lawmakers are out to rein it in. As a matter of fact, according to UPI, 39 states want to limit the federal government's power to confiscate private property and turn it over to developers for the sake of "economic progress." This is ...More
    February 21, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • O'Neil Software Celebrates 25 Years
    O'Neil Software, which provides hardware and software solutions to more than 800 records centers in 50 countries, is celebrating its 25th year in business. ...More
    February 20, 2006 Posted in News
  • One of these days, I'm gonna write that novel...
    Self-storage is not really one of those industries you dream of working in from childhood. In fact, I'd be willing to bet that a lot of present-day storage professionals have no idea how they ended up here. I certainly don't. I thought I'd end up as an English professor, or ...More
    February 20, 2006 Posted in Blog