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  • Cat Accidentally Locked in Portable Storage Container
    A cat who wandered into a storage container in Hawaii six weeks ago was found hungry and skinny by Craig Watson of Portable on Demand Storage. ...More
    December 29, 2008 Posted in News
  • New York Self Storage Association Finance & Real Estate Summit
    The 2008 New York Self Storage Association Finance & Real Estate Summit Nov. 20 drew an impressive attendance of eager New York-area owners, operators and investors. Intense panel discussions offered timely straight talk on capital markets, objective views on accurate ...More
    December 29, 2008 Kurt Conlon Posted in Articles, Finance, Real Estate
  • BasicX Gate Access Control Keypad
    Global Electronics Ltd. offers BasicX Gate Access Control Keypad for self-storage security needs. ...More
    December 29, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • More Baby Boomers Embracing Technology
    More Baby Boomers are embracing modern technology, according to a recent study by TV Land. The study revealed the estimated 78 million Baby Boomers—people between the ages of 44 and 63—are becoming more tech-savvy for entertainment ...More
    December 29, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • Start 2009 Off Right at the ISS World Expo!
    Seen any scary headlines lately? I'll bet. Just last week, I posted several news items on our home page that sent chills racing down my spine. Unemployment is up. Banks and automakers are struggling. Americans are losing their homes, cars and just about everything else. As ...More
    December 29, 2008 Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Proper Self-Storage Manager Training for Tough Times
    Without proper and consistent training, self-storage managers may lack the skills to run a facility professionally. A tough economy imposes even more challenges to overcome, threatening a facility’s possibilities for success. ...More
    December 29, 2008 Brad North Posted in Articles
  • New Dublin Facility Raises the Bar for Self-Storage in Ireland
    Mini Storage’s new facility in Dublin, Ireland, developed by George Bulman, includes state-of-the-art security, a children’s playground, covered parking and more customer-friendly amenities. ...More
    December 28, 2008 Posted in Articles, Development
  • Custody Sets Records Management Apart From Basic Records Storage
    Offering more services to records-management customers increases business and profit, as well as responsibility for self-storage operators. The biggest responsibility is guarding the chain of custody, which is altered when a facility shifts from records-storage to ...More
    December 25, 2008 Ian Thomas Posted in Articles
  • Claims for Unemployed Insurance Benefits Soars
    As the labor market continues to struggle, the number of people applying for unemployment insurance jumped by 30,000 to a 26-year peak last week, according to government data released Wednesday. Initial claims for state unemployment insurance benefits rose to a ...More
    December 24, 2008 Posted in News
  • Let's Talk ...
    John Roser, a self-storage manager and regular cartoon-contributor to Inside Self-Storage magazine, dropped me a line a couple weeks back. He's a clever guy, so it didn't surprise me that he had another great idea. It was such a good one, we put it in motion almost ...More
    December 24, 2008 Drew Whitney Posted in Blogs