Insurance


  • The Benefits of Self-Storage Tenant Insurance
    According to a 2008 survey, 73 percent of self-storage operators do not offer a storage insurance option to their tenants. However, self-storage owners can avoid trouble and maintain good customer relations by offering customers an insurance option, or by retaining some ...More
    March 29, 2009 Scott Lancaster Posted in Articles, Legal Issues
  • Three Types of Self-Storage Liability Coverage
    Many cost-cutting decisions and changes can positively impact a self-storage owner’s bottom line, but they may also have a much more adverse effect on employees, partners, investors and business. A few areas of concern highlighted in this article are fiduciary liability, ...More
    March 27, 2009 Mike Gong Posted in Articles
  • MiniCo Hosts Webinar for Potential Self-Storage Insurance Agents
    On April 22, MiniCo Insurance will present a free webinar for independent insurance agents and brokers on how to write insurance for self-storage. ...More
    March 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Minimizing Risk in Self-Storage: Employment Practice Liability Insurance
    The absence of an effective risk-management plan can undermine even the most successful self-storage business, minimizing or eliminating risk is the cornerstone of any profitable commercial venture. ...More
    March 15, 2009 Tiffany Luongo Posted in Articles, Legal Issues
  • When Injuries Happen on Your Self-Storage Site: Get the Facts First
    After an accident that results in injury occurs at a self-storage facility, self-storage owners need to conduct a thorough investigation and document the facts. Time and effort spent initially can save much more time, effort and aggravation later in the process of resolving ...More
    March 3, 2009 Joshua Kutchin and Rocky Little Posted in Articles, Legal Issues
  • Bader Co. Hires Insurance Expert
    Bader Co. welcomed Matthew Schaller, CIC, CRM, to the Bader team. Schaller brings expert commercial insurance experience to the company and will help expand coverage options for storage owners and operators. ...More
    February 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • Emergency Preparedness and Self-Storage Insurance
    Kay Schaefer of Deans & Homer discusses the need for self-storage operators to evaluate insurance needs to protect their investments from earthquakes, floods, fires and other natural weather-related disasters. ...More
    February 19, 2009 Kay Schaefer Posted in Articles
  • National Self-Storage Snapshot: Real Estate
    Fundamentals in the national self-storage market have remained healthy compared to most other property sectors, including the retail, office and industrial sectors. But the downfall of the housing market may soften the self-storage market. ...More
    February 5, 2009 Steve Ekovich Posted in Articles, Construction, Finance, Real Estate
  • Sommer and Good Named MiniCo VPs
    Hardy Good, chairman and CEO of MiniCo Inc., has announced the promotions of Dan Sommer and David Good. Sommer has been named vice president, publishing, marketing and communications, as well as chief marketing officer. Good has been promoted to vice president, information ...More
    January 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Enhanced Specialty Insurance Program
    MiniCo Insurance’s self-storage specialty insurance program offers three new options to enhance coverage for self-storage property owners. ...More
    January 20, 2009 Posted in News