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  • 2Q 2009 Survey Launches for Self-Storage Confidence Index, Feb. 23
    The Self-Storage Confidence Index survey for the second quarter of 2009 will launch on Feb. 23, continuing through March 10. The survey records next-quarter expectations in the critical areas of sales, profit, hiring, expenditures and industry economic outlook. ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Expert Presents Free Webinar on Fee Management
    On March 18, self-storage industry expert Anne Ballard, president of Universal Management Co., will present a free webinar titled, "Fee Management Specialists: Are We Right for Each Other?" ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Guardian Access-Control System
    QuikStor unveiled its new Guardian Series access-control system with product enhancements such as a standard display and intercom. ...More
    February 18, 2009 Posted in News, Technology
  • Simply Self Storage Names Senior VP of Operations
    Simply Self Storage appointed Kerry G. Richard as senior vice president of operations. Simply Self Storage, based in Orlando, Fla., has more than16 million square feet of storage space and 200 operating self-storage facilities ...More
    February 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Tax Tips for Businesses
    As tax seasons begins, many business owners are on the hunt for better tax deductions. The IRS recently released 11 important changes affecting business tax returns for 2008. ...More
    February 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sentry Self Storage Names 2008 Manager of the Year
    Sentry Self Storage named Mike Murphy the 2008 Manager of the Year. Murphy joined Sentry Self Storage and Your Storage Place in 2006 as an assistant manager and became one of the top performers in the company, overseeing facility improvements and increasing occupancy. ...More
    February 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Health Officials Say Stay Informed on Peanut Recall
    Health officials are reminding the public to keep up-to-date with the recall list of peanut products connected to a national salmonella outbreak. More than 2,000 products have been recalled. The outbreak has sickened 637 people in 44 states. ...More
    February 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • President Obama Signs Stimulus Bill
    With Vice President Joe Biden by his side, President Barack Obama signed the much-debated stimulus bill Tuesday in Denver. The $787 billion program is designed to breathe life into the country's failing economy. ...More
    February 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Noah's Ark Self Storage Balboa Opens in Florida
    Noah’s Ark Development opened a new facility in the Orlando, Fla., metro area two months ahead of schedule. Noah’s Ark Self Storage Balboa is a state-of-the-art complex with more than 94,000 square feet of space in a variety of unit sizes. ...More
    February 17, 2009 Posted in News, Construction, Technology
  • Self-Storage Auditing Forms and Checklists
    As a companion to a publication titled “Auditing Self-Storage: Preventing Employee Theft & Embezzlement,” authored by self-storage industry expert Tom Litton, MiniCo Publishing is offering downloadable forms and checklists to help self-storage owners perform facility ...More
    February 17, 2009 Posted in News