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  • Valuing Your Facility
    Valuing Your Facility Part II By R.K. Kliebenstein There are three basic approaches to valuation that are commonly recognized in commercial real estate. The first is the income approach, which we discussed in detail in the September issue. The second method of evaluation is ...More
    January 1, 1998 R.K. Kliebenstein Posted in Articles
  • A Strict Liability Tort
    By D. Carlos Kaslow According to an article that appeared in the July/August 1997 issue of The Self Storage Legal Review, the tort of conversion is the most dangerous claim storage operators face. It can be likened to civil theft of property and is the one tort claim in ...More
    January 1, 1998 D. Carlos Kaslow Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage 1/98
    I'm Going to Explode! Dear Waldmans: My storage facility has been in operation for a little more than a year. We are still trying to decide why we need to do this, or how we need to do that. I have a wonderful manager, but it seems the busier we get, the more we lose ...More
    January 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage 1/98
    The National Institute of Self Storage Education (NISSE)™ provides all levels of education and training to the self-storage industry. NISSE originated through the concepts and input of respected self-storage industry leaders across the country to ensure accurate and ...More
    January 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
  • CORPORATE PROFILE
    CORPORATE PROFILE DCAL Computer Systems has acquired all rights, assets and product offerings of Acorn Management Systems, including UNItroller management and UNIkey access control products, and has established the "Acorn Products Division" to market and support ...More
    January 1, 1998 Posted in Articles
  • RECORDS MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES
    RECORDS MANAGEMENT ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES RECORDS MANAGEMENT IN 1998 By Cary McGovern Records management in the second half of the '90s offers self-storage entrepreneurs new opportunities to expand their business and increase revenue. Whether you realize it or not, if you ...More
    January 1, 1998 Cary McGovern Posted in Articles
  • Relief Managers
    Relief Managers Baby-Sitters Or Part Of Your Management Team? By Pamela Alton A typical self-storage facility is open seven days a week and staffed with full-time on-site management that works five days a week, with a team or person to work on the other two days of the ...More
    January 1, 1998 Pamela Alton Posted in Articles
  • Customer Storage Insurance
    Customer Storage Insurance Protect Yourself Against Litigation By David Wilhite As you may know, every self-storage facility operator may be subject to litigation from tenants who have suffered damage to their goods. The good news for facility owners is that courts have ...More
    January 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Building Codes
    By Cecile Blaine Designing a self-storage facility requires an eye toward security, traffic flow, durability and making the most efficient and profitable use of the land available. Those considerations are added to other criteria determined in advance by the building codes, ...More
    January 1, 1998 Cecile Blaine Posted in Articles
  • CORPORATE PROFILE
    CORPORATE PROFILE DCAL Computer Systems has acquired all rights, assets and product offerings of Acorn Management Systems, including UNItroller management and UNIkey access control products, and has established the "Acorn Products Division" to market and support ...More
    December 1, 1997 Posted in Articles