• On The Move Participates in Ford Celebration
    Due to its January 2005 launch of a new one-way truck-rental program that uses Ford trucks exclusively, On The Move Inc. was invited to attend Ford Motor Co.’s centennial celebration in San Antonio. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • Storage Deluxe Launches Student-Storage Program
    Storage Deluxe launched an aggressive college-student storage program in areas surrounding the company’s 19 sites. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • Republic Western Returns to Self-Storage
    After being placed on administrative supervision by the Arizona Department of Insurance in May, Republic Western Insurance Co. has returned to offering self-storage owner and tenant insurance. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • Trachte Adds Erection Services
    Sun Prairie, Wis.-based Trachte Building Systems added building erection to its program of services. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • ERA Posts Roof-Restoration Guidelines
    The EPDM Roofing Association posted newly developed roof-restoration specifications and guidelines on its website, www.epdmroofs.org. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News
  • Storage Blog User Wins Registration to ISS Miami Expo
    Amanda Coyle won a free registration package for the Inside Self-Storage Expo in Miami, Fla., Oct. 26-29, by entering a “Pick Your Favorite Self-Storage Blog Entry” contest sponsored by PhoneSmart. ...More
    July 29, 2005 Posted in News, Marketing, Technology
  • While You Were Napping
    You didn’t have to raise rents, lower expenses or even increase your occupancy—yet you made a lot of money over the last three years or so. In fact, it may have been so easy you didn’t know it happened. While you were busy tending to other things, the real estate market ...More
    July 1, 2005 Michael L. Mccune Posted in Articles
  • With Maintenance in Mind
    Building maintenance begins at the drawing board. If you can imagine the way a facility will operate as you work at the layout stage, you’ll be better able to plan for long-term success. Consider all of the elements that work together to create a premier investment, ...More
    July 1, 2005 Donna May Posted in Articles
  • Going Nowhere Fast?
    When self-storage operators become complacent in their operations, it has a negative impact on their business. Everything is going well, and then occupancies start to decline. When asked what went wrong, most of these operators claim they don’t know. This is a common result ...More
    July 1, 2005 Brad North Posted in Articles
  • The Art of 48 Square Feet
    Sure, you know the rentable square footage and occupancy rate of your self-storage property. After all, you want to maximize your return on investment. You also know retail sales represent an opportunity for additional profit. But did you know these sales could amount to ...More
    July 1, 2005 Roy Katz Posted in Articles