• 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
  • Ode to Prerogative
    OK, OK. I know I said I was going to further my commentary on this affiliation business and Tron's blog, etc. But it's Friday, for crying out loud, and I just don't feel like being cantankerous today. (Isnt' that a great word?) The weather is gorgeous in Arizona right now, ...More
    February 17, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Can of Worms
    Boy, did I open a can of worms! I made some observations regarding the SSA affiliation program in my inaugral blog the other day. I also mentioned that ISS columnist Tron Jordheim had been made chair of the Affiliated Association Council and that he writes his own ...More
    February 16, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Self-storage unwanted? Unbelievable!
    Ahhh, Thursday. Thursdays feel good, even better than Fridays. Why? Because there's nothing like sitting on the cusp of something really promising. Anticipation is occasionally better than enjoyment itself, because delight can be tinged with the regret of inevitable ...More
    February 16, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Up and Rollin' on the Webinar Tip
    Man. Whew! One down, one to go. We conducted the first-ever Inside Self-Storage webinar this morning: A sampler for one of our upcoming Las Vegas seminars. Yours truly in the moderator seat. Overall, I think it went pretty well. Once I got past the "must keep Pop Tart in ...More
    February 15, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Digitech Names Reseller of the Year
    Digitech International Inc. named Orlando, Fla.-based High Security Alarm Systems Inc. as its “Reseller of the Year.” ...More
    February 14, 2006 Posted in News