Insurance


  • 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
  • MiniCo Solicits Submissions from Florida Insurance Agents
    Phoenix-based MiniCo Inc. is actively soliciting submissions from insurance agents who represent self-storage properties in Florida. ...More
    August 24, 2006 Posted in News
  • Products
    If you have a product or service you would like featured in this section, e-mail detailed information and a high-resolution digital photo, if available, to storagenews@vpico.com. Trac-Rite ZAP Motor Operator Trac-Rite Door Inc. introduces the new ZAP space-saving motor ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in Articles, Technology
  • The Eyes Have It
    Some might argue security systems have changed more than anything else in the self-storage business. The evolution has been good for customers, the industry’s image and insurance companies. Brief History Basic security features appeared on the scene fairly early. Open ...More
    June 1, 2006 Scott Lancaster Posted in Articles