Insurance


  • Keeping Insurance Costs In Check
    Keeping Insurance Costs In Check By David Wilhite The self-storage industry has undergone tremendous changes over the past 20 years, evolving from a core group of small, mom-and-pop operations to a large, powerful organization of professional business people. The rapid ...More
    February 1, 2000 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Insurance Claims by Self-Storage Facility Owners The year in review
    Insurance Claims by Self-Storage Facility OwnersThe year in review By David Wilhite It should come as no surprise that the big insurance news for 1999 was Hurricane Floyd, which caused untold millions of dollars of losses in storm-related damages (the damage total is still ...More
    January 1, 2000 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Fire Prevention and Safety
    Fire Prevention and Safety By David Wilhite Fire Prevention Week is held annually to commemorate one of the worst fires in American history--the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. According to popular legend, at about 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, a cow in a barn behind Katherine ...More
    December 1, 1999 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Be PreparedProtecting your facility against winter weather
    Be PreparedProtecting your facility against winter weather By David Wilhite Are you ready for winter? Freezing temperatures, blustery winds, ice, sleet and snow can all cause severe damage to your self-storage facility and property, especially if you are not prepared for ...More
    November 1, 1999 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • The Story on Portable Storage
    The Story on Portable Storage By Scott Zucker The following was reprinted with permission from the Mini-Storage Law Commentary: A Newsletter for Owners and Managers, published by the law firm Shapiro Fussell Wedge Smotherman & Martin in Atlanta. As the self-storage ...More
    November 1, 1999 Scott Zucker Posted in Articles
  • An Interview With Bob Bader
    An Interview With Bob Bader Bob Bader grew up in Detroit and attended Wayne State University, where he earned an MBA in marketing and finance. His background includes experience as an Army Finance Officer, retail and commercial sales with Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. and ...More
    April 1, 1999 Posted in Articles
  • In the Spotlight
    In the Spotlight When I was four, the nursery school I attended put on a production of Jack and the Beanstalk in which I played the part of Jack's mother. At that age, I hadn't yet learned the concept of stage fright. Any attention was glorious, and I think I was pretty ...More
    February 1, 1999 Teri L. Lanza Posted in Articles
  • Customer Storage InsuranceA valuable service for tenants, peace of mind for you
    Customer Storage InsuranceA valuable service for tenants, peace of mind for you By Alice Cravens Customer storage insurance, tenant insurance, stored-property insurance. All of these names sum up one of the most valuable services a facility manager can offer customers. Like ...More
    January 1, 1999 Alice Cravens Posted in Articles
  • Customer Storage InsuranceProtecting Yourself Against Litigation
    Customer Storage InsuranceProtecting Yourself Against Litigation By David Wilhite As you may know, every self-storage facility operator may be subject to litigation from tenants who have suffered damage to their goods. The good news for facility owners is that our courts ...More
    January 1, 1999 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • What You Should Know About Hurricane Coverage
    What You Should Know About Hurricane Coverage By David Wilhite In any given year, an average of three hurricanes will strike the United States. In 1995, hurricanes accounted for more than 100 deaths and caused billions of dollars in damages. National Weather Service experts ...More
    December 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles