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  • Inside Self-Storage 4/99: National Development Services Inc.
    National Development Services Inc.Designing and building a future in self-storage A developer of self-storage facilities, National Development Services Inc. (NDS) has completed more than 125 projects throughout the United States since the company's inception in 1987--that's ...More
    April 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Development
  • Inside Self-Storage 7/99: Magnetic Marketing
    Magnetic MarketingDrawing quite a following It's such a simple thing, but it can make a significant impact. As a self-storage owner or operator, one of your primary concerns is always payment. How do you, without assuming the cost for distributing a monthly bill, remind ...More
    April 1, 1999 Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 6/99: Ask The Waldmans
    How Many Times Is OK? DEAR WALDMANS: Tenants are constantly late or never pay. What can I do, legally, to try and contact them? What can I say to tenants on their answering machines, because they aren't going to answer their telephone knowing who is calling with the clever ...More
    April 1, 1999 Posted in Articles
  • 1999 Spotlight on Top Operators
    1999 Spotlight on Top Operators This year in our August issue of Inside Self-Storage, we were pleased to identify 116 of the nation's top self-storage operators in our annual Top Operator List. At the very top of that list are 10 companies that represent superior quality in ...More
    April 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Development
  • Specialization and Market Distribution
    The Argus Self Storage Sales Network Mike McCune When Mike McCune and his team of real-estate professionals became involved in the self-storage industry from a brokerage standpoint five years ago, they made some important discoveries. "We found this was a very ...More
    April 1, 1999 Posted in Articles, Real Estate
  • An Interview With Bob Bader
    An Interview With Bob Bader Bob Bader grew up in Detroit and attended Wayne State University, where he earned an MBA in marketing and finance. His background includes experience as an Army Finance Officer, retail and commercial sales with Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. and ...More
    April 1, 1999 Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 9/99: Ask The Waldmans
    Yikes! Mice! DEAR WALDMANS: We are a small business in rural Utah that is afflicted with a growing problem with mice. We are trying to stay on top of this problem and, in order to do so, we have decided to use rat bait to kill the mice and rats. The problem is, many of our ...More
    April 1, 1999 Posted in Articles
  • Operating Records Management Within Self-Storage FacilitiesTraining issues for self-storage managers
    Operating Records Management Within Self-Storage FacilitiesTraining issues for self-storage managers By Cary McGovern Records-management training issues can vary widely for self-storage owners and operators depending on your choice of operating options. You may choose to ...More
    March 1, 1999 Cary McGovern Posted in Articles
  • Selling Records Storage and ManagementNothing happens until the sale is made!
    Selling Records Storage and ManagementNothing happens until the sale is made! Selling records-storage and management services requires an understanding of your product and the needs of your customer. There are proven ways to "sell" records-management services that ...More
    March 1, 1999 Posted in Articles
  • 10 Absolutes for Records-Management Operations
    10 Absolutes for Records-Management Operations By Cary McGovern There are several very important issues that anyone operating a records-management and storage business must know and understand. These issues are critical to the on-going success and profitability of your ...More
    March 1, 1999 Cary McGovern Posted in Articles