• Postal Worker Gets Probation for Stashing Mail in Storage Unit
    A Michigan postal worker who hid thousands of pieces of mail in a self-storage unit has been placed on probation for two years. ...More
    May 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • U-Store-It Launches TV and Radio Advertising
    National self-storage operator U-Store-It this spring launched its first-ever television-advertising campaign as well as a radio campaign to promote its new “lowest price guarantee” and the potential for customers to receive a month of free rent. ...More
    May 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • New Jobless Claims Fall, Continuing Claims Near 7 Million
    While new requests for unemployment insurance dropped slightly last week, continuing jobless claims moved closer to 7 million. Initial claims for jobless benefits fell to a seasonally adjusted 631,000, down from a revised figure of 643,000 the previous week, according to ...More
    May 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • ISS Scholarship Winner Graduates, Pursues ‘Red Carpet’ Dream
    Chad Plunkett, one of five recipients of the 2006 Inside Self-Storage Scholarship Program, in December graduated from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Fla., receiving his bachelor’s degree in just 21 months. ...More
    May 20, 2009 Posted in News, Construction
  • Congress Passes Credit Card Legislation
    The U.S. Senate and House have passed historic credit card legislation. The bill, which contains sweeping new rules for the credit card industry, has been sent to President Barack Obama. The House voted 361-64 for the bill on Wednesday. The Senate had ...More
    May 20, 2009 Posted in News, Legal Issues
  • Kleinschmidt Wins Comal County Volunteer Award
    Angie Kleinschmidt, vice president of operations for Bulverde, Texas-based Joshua Management, has received the 2009 Comal County Guardian Angel Volunteer of the Year Award. ...More
    May 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Feds: Economy Is Improving
    Despite some troubling reports earlier in the month, the U.S. economy will continue to improve, predicts the Federal Reserve. Although policymakers downgraded their outlook for all of 2009 and said the unemployment rate could approach 10 percent, there are positive signs ...More
    May 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Health Officials: 10,000 Confirmed Cases of Swine Flu
    The World Health Organization confirmed Tuesday the number of swine flu cases has topped 10,000. The H1N1 outbreak has caused at least 80 deaths, mostly in Mexico, the organization said. In the United States, at least 5,469 cases of swine flu have been reported, according ...More
    May 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Senate Passes Bill Restricting Credit Card Practices
    The Senate voted 90-5 Tuesday to rein in credit card increases and excessive fees. The House may also pass a measure Wednesday, putting the bill before President Obama by week's end. ...More
    May 19, 2009 Posted in News, Legal Issues
  • Litton Presents Sales and Marketing Boot Camp at ISS Expo
    Tom Litton, president of Litton Property Management and a renowned self-storage authority, will present a five-hour intensive workshop on self-storage marketing as part of the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Washington, D.C. ...More
    May 19, 2009 Posted in News, Management, Marketing