Insurance


  • Universal Insurance Adds Self-Storage Pollution Coverage
    Universal Insurance Facilities Ltd. now offers pollution legal liability insurance for the self-storage industry. ...More
    January 8, 2007 Posted in News
  • LEGAL PERSPECTIVES
    It never ceases to amaze me how few self-storage tenants purchase self-storage insurance. I’ve started asking managers their theory as to why. They’ve offered a litany of answers, the two most common being: 1) Customers believe their goods are covered by their homeowners ...More
    December 1, 2006 Jeffrey Greenberger Posted in Articles
  • SUPPLIER SPOTLIGHT
    The easier you make it for storage renters to move in, the higher your occupancy rates will be. One service to attract tenants is a convenient means to transport their goods. KW Nash Group (KWNG) is a one-stop, truck-leasing company that sells and leases vehicles and ...More
    December 1, 2006 Elaine Foxwell Posted in Articles
  • Conduit Lending
    For self-storage, most of the long-term, fixed-rate financing (10 years or longer) is provided by the Wall Street “conduit” market also known as “securitized” lending. These loans are originated around the country collateralized by various property types, pooled together in ...More
    November 7, 2006 David Smyle Posted in Articles, Finance
  • MiniCo Gets Approval for Insurance-Rate Reductions
    Phoenix-based MiniCo Inc., a provider of self-storage insurance programs, recently received approval for insurance-rate reductions in seven states. ...More
    October 27, 2006 Posted in News
  • Florida Storage Operators and FSSA Discuss Insurance Issues
    Last week, approximately 50 Florida self-storage operators met with members of the state association to discuss changes and challenges in the property-insurance market. ...More
    October 9, 2006 Posted in News
  • StorMan Joins OpenTech Alliance Partner Program
    Australasia's StorMan has joined OpenTech Alliance’s Partner Program, and the INSOMNIAC kiosk is now available for facilities running the company's self-storage management software. ...More
    September 22, 2006 Posted in News, Technology
  • 09/06 PEOPLE
    If you have a staff-related announcement such as a promotion, new hire or award you would like to include in the magazine, send an e-mail to storagenews@vpico.com. High-resolution, digital photos are appreciated. IREM Recognizes Staffers Awards were presented at Investment ...More
    September 21, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • If You Rebuild It, They Will Return
    Whether you’re building a new facility or are the proud owner of an existing site, you must always have a plan for restoring your business in the event of serious fire loss or storm damage. Astute owners stay in tune with current construction pricing and building trends to ...More
    September 21, 2006 Scott Lancaster Posted in Articles
  • Truck Leasing Specialist Launches New Company
    Kirk Nash has started his own company, The KW Nash Group Inc., providing truck leasing, rentals and insurance. ...More
    September 8, 2006 Posted in News