Educational Resources, a newly formed joint venture of seven well-known self-storage companies, will host a developers' seminar on Sept. 7 at Caesars Palace hotel in Las Vegas. The one-day event, created for those interested in learning to develop self-storage projects, will provide an “A to Z” guide in an informative, non-sales environment. RK Kliebenstein, co-author of the soon-to-be-released book How to Invest in Self-Storage, will address the issues of site selection, market analysis and project feasibility. Industry veteran John Wilson will teach how to create a construction budget and discuss construction trends. Industry expert Bruce McCardle will talk about contractor selection and how to create the best professional/client relationship.
Educational Resources is comprised of Coast-To-Coast Storage, Construction Process International Inc., DBCI, Mako Steel Inc., Online Self Storage Inc., PTI Integrated Systems and SMD Software Inc. The group plans to host three to four seminars around the country each year. For more information, call 866.295.0308; visit www.developingselfstorage.com.