Features/Columns


  • Limitations of Liability
    Limitations of Liability By David Wilhite Business liability provides essential protection for every self-storage operation. This important coverage protects you against lawsuits claiming that someone was hurt or property was damaged on your premises. (For example, a ...More
    July 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Medical-Records Management and Related Services
    Medical-Records Management and Related Services By Cary F. McGovern Medical-records management is quite different from records management for all other industries, and it offers several unique opportunities. For some, the business climate may be perfect for operating a ...More
    July 1, 1998 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles
  • Joe Niemczyk
    ONE ON ONE An Interview WithJoe Niemczyk and Mel Holsinger Joe Niemczyk Joe Niemczyk is president of Executive Self Storage Associates Inc., a Tucson, Ariz.-based consulting and management firm specializing in self-storage management, development and consulting. A graduate ...More
    July 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
  • The Legal Limits of Marketing Your Facility
    The Legal Limits of Marketing Your Facility Scott Zucker The following article was reprinted with permission from the Mini-Storage Law Commentary, published by the law firm of Shapiro, Fussell, Wedge, Smotherman & Martin. Marketing your facility is an essential part of ...More
    July 1, 1998 simply glancing through the Yellow Pages under &qu Posted in Articles
  • Business-Liability InsuranceWhy you should consider higher limits of liability
    Business-Liability InsuranceWhy you should consider higher limits of liability By David Wilhite Business-liability insurance provides essential protection for every self-storage-facility owner. Business liability protects you against bodily-injury lawsuits, such as a ...More
    July 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Business-Interruption InsuranceProtecting your income during temporary business shutdowns
    Business-Interruption InsuranceProtecting your income during temporary business shutdowns By David Wilhite Every self-storage facility owner needs to protect his income against business interruptions. If you should sustain a direct physical loss from a fire or other covered ...More
    July 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 7/98: Ask The Waldmans
    DEAR WALDMANS: My wife and I own and manage a successful self-storage facility. We hear a lot of people talking about the Internet, and it seems to be a very popular item on television and in the newspapers. We can't seem to get away from it. Are we missing out on something ...More
    July 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
  • Unit Mix for the Next Millennium
    Unit Mix for the Next Millennium By Dan Curtis Now that the self-storage industry is more than 30 years old, it can be considered a "grown-up" member of the business world as well as one that continues to improve. An important consideration in this continuing ...More
    July 1, 1998 Dan Curtis Posted in Articles
  • Hi-Tech Develops New Software Program
    CORPORATE PROFILE Hi-Tech Develops New Software Program By Tom Brecke When Hi-Tech, the makers of the Mini-StoragePlus management software system, decided to create a Windows-based software program nearly three years ago, the company tried a novel approach: It got a little ...More
    July 1, 1998 Tom Brecke Posted in Articles
  • Marketing--It's More Than Just Advertising
    Marketing--It's More Than Just Advertising By Pamela Alton "I want a manager that knows how to market my facility." How many times have we heard that statement? With ever-increasing competition in the self-storage industry, on-site managers are expected to do ...More
    July 1, 1998 Pamela Alton Posted in Articles