Features/Columns


  • Inside Self-Storage 02/2001: Permanent Storage Revenue
    Permanent Storage RevenueTHE NATURE OF RECORDS MANAGEMENT By Cary F. McGovern Storage revenue in the commercial records-storage industry is considered permanent. Annual growth rates from existing business, net of destruction, range from 15 percent at more mature companies ...More
    February 1, 2001 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles
  • 2001 RealEstate Review
    2001 RealEstate ReviewWill there be an economic slowdown, and how will it affect self-storage? By Michael L. McCune In 1999, we were all so excited about the new millennium that we celebrated a year early. Now that it's the real beginning of the millennium, according to ...More
    February 1, 2001 Michael L. McCune Posted in Articles, Finance
  • Review Your Agreement
    The Pitfalls of 'Borrowing' Lease Agreements By Jeffrey Greenberger Editor's Note: This column provides general insight into the legal aspects of self-storage and should not be substituted for the advice of your own attorney. As a new addition to Inside Self-Storage, this ...More
    February 1, 2001 Jeffrey Greenberger Posted in Articles
  • Coast-To-Coast Storage
    Coast-To-Coast Storage The staff of Inside Self-Storage recently had the opportunity to speak with RK Kliebenstein, president and founder of Boca Raton, Fla.-based Coast-To-Coast Storage, to discuss what is on the horizon for self-storage operators and developers. For more ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Late Fees
    Doling Out Late Fees By David Fleming Welcome to From Behind the Counter. This bi-monthly column is dedicated to self-storage managers and the issues they face. I hope to create an open forum in which managers can voice opinion, discuss topics relating specifically to their ...More
    February 1, 2001 David Fleming Posted in Articles
  • Getting and Keeping Customers
    Getting and Keeping CustomersHow to stay head and shoulders above the competition By Tammy Ross Getting Customers One of the most commonly asked questions in this industry is, "How do we attract customers to our stores?" The more important question is, "What ...More
    February 1, 2001 Tammy Ross Posted in Articles
  • State of the Industry 2001
    State of the Industry 2001Will self-storage's good fortune continue? By Barry Morris After a slow beginning, the 1990s became a decade of unprecedented prosperity for the self-storage industry. New properties emerged in many markets, bringing with them burgeoning consumer ...More
    January 1, 2001 Barry Morris Posted in Articles, Development, Finance, Technology
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 01/2001: Seaworth Safe Sales
    Seaworth Safe SalesThe evolution of a security business Bill Seaworth, owner of Seaworth Safe Sales in Fort Collins, Colo., prides himself on being an entrepreneur. In addition to his popular Fort Knox safes, his business dealings have encompassed such diverse areas as ...More
    January 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • The Self-Storage Door
    The Self-Storage DoorOne of your most major investments By Dan Curtis For a self-storage owner, choosing the right door and getting the most value for the money is a decision that will be lived with as long as a facility is owned. Before making such an important decision, ...More
    January 1, 2001 Dan Curtis Posted in Articles
  • Thoughts From the Road
    Thoughts From the Road By Jim Chiswell Another year is here and, with its arrival, our expectations run high that we might really accomplish the goals we have set for our businesses and ourselves in the year ahead. OK, so some of our New Year's resolutions will be forgotten ...More
    January 1, 2001 Jim Chiswell Posted in Articles