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  • Protective Guardrail System
    The Ideal Shield Protective Guardrail System is designed to eliminate the need for costly scraping and painting of guardrails. ...More
    October 23, 2008 Posted in News
  • Book: How to Make Money in Self-Storage
    RK Kliebenstein and Jennifer LeClaire, self-storage industry veterans, co-authored the recently released book, How to Make Money in Self-Storage, an A-to-Z resource guide for self-storage operators who want to increase revenue, decrease expenses and create equity. ...More
    October 23, 2008 Posted in News
  • Call-Center Solutions
    SMD Software Inc., maker of SiteLink for self-storage and portable-storage management, and PhoneSmart announced a partnership to give SiteLink Web Edition users real-time call-center solutions. ...More
    October 23, 2008 Posted in News, Technology
  • Nashville Conference a Terrific Success for Inside Self-Storage Expo
    More than 1,100 self-storage professionals gathered in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 7-10, for the largest fall conference and tradeshow ever hosted by the Inside Self-Storage Expo. ...More
    October 22, 2008 Posted in News
  • StorageMart Makes Play for Canada's InStorage REIT
    Last week, Columbia-based TKG-StorageMart Partners made an unsolicited bid to take over Canada-based InStorage Real Estate Investment Trust. ...More
    October 21, 2008 Posted in News
  • Police Seize $1.4 Million at Australian Self-Storage
    Fort Knox Self Storage has lived up to its name after a police swoop found $1.4 million in cash in the Australian self-storage facility. Officers also found 519g of heroin with a street value of $260,000 and a loaded 9mm pistol when they swooped on the Dandenong South ...More
    October 21, 2008 Posted in News
  • Canadian Trading Partners Buys Stake in InStorage
    A U.S. operator of self-storage facilities has taken a 19.6 percent stake in InStorage Real Estate Investment Trust and indicated it may increase its holding and make a takeover bid for Canada's biggest self-storage owner. Canadian Trading Partners LLC (CTP), part of ...More
    October 16, 2008 Posted in News
  • Michigan Self-Storage Businesses Benefit From Small Tax Victory
    On Oct. 2, the Michigan Senate took a step toward annihilating the 21.99 percent surcharge on the Michigan Business Tax (MBT), which will benefit businesses of the state, including self-storage facilities. ...More
    October 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • Mobile Self-Storage Survey Report Released by MiniCo and MS-SA
    MiniCo Publishing, in a joint initiative with the Mobile Self-Storage Association (MS-SA), has released the "2008 Mobile Self-Storage Survey Report," the only report of its kind focused the mobile-storage industry. ...More
    October 15, 2008 Posted in News
  • StorageVault Canada Plans to Purchase Winnipeg Facility
    StorageVault Canada Inc. signed an Option to Purchase Agreement to buy a self-storage facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, from an arm's length vendor. The right to exercise the option to purchase begins Jan. 1, 2009, and continues until Jan.15, 2009. The aggregate ...More
    October 15, 2008 Posted in News