Insurance


  • Inside Self-Storage 2/98
    By David Wilhite Today's juries are routinely awarding tremendous sums of money for personal injury lawsuits that seem to surpass all sense of proportion and common sense. Approximately 10 million civil cases are filed each year, resulting in jury awards totaling in ...More
    February 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Protecting Yourself Against Employee Dishonesty
    Protecting Yourself Against Employee Dishonesty By David Wilhite Are you aware of the benefits of employee-dishonesty insurance? Many self-storage facility owners aren't, although this coverage can be as important as fire or liability insurance when it comes to protecting ...More
    February 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Customer Storage Insurance
    Customer Storage Insurance Protect 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 courts have ...More
    January 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Insuring Your Facility
    By David Wilhite Insuring Your Facility One of the most difficult and confusing tasks associated with running a profitable self-storage facility has always been the need to secure proper insurance coverage. Unlike many other commercial ventures that consider insurance a ...More
    December 1, 1997 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Customer Storage Insurance
    Customer Storage Insurance To Good to Be True? By Alice Cravens It helps you even if no one buys it. It helps you to serve your customer while clarifying responsibilities. It helps you to reassure customers if a catastrophe strikes. It costs you little...or nothing. Does ...More
    December 1, 1997 Alice Cravens Posted in Articles
  • Protecting Yourself Against EmployeeDishonesty
    Protecting Yourself Against EmployeeDishonesty Employee dishonesty insurance, sometimes referred to as crime coverage, is one type of insurance that may be as essential for protecting your self-storage business as fire or liability insurance. Dishonesty losses in the United ...More
    November 1, 1997 Posted in Articles
  • What to Do When You Get Sued
    What to Do When You Get Sued By Scott Zucker Getting sued is somewhat analogous to having a car accident. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try to drive safely, there's always a chance you'll get rear-ended by the other guy. Under today's legal system, even if a business ...More
    November 1, 1997 Scott Zucker Posted in Articles
  • Limiting Your Liability Exposure, Part II
    Limiting Your Liability Exposure, Part II By David Wilhite Sale and disposal legal liability coverage is unique to the self-storage industry. As you may recall from Part I of this article, sale and disposal legal liability provides self-storage operators with protection ...More
    October 1, 1997 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Issues of Facility ConstructionSelecting a contractor and negotiating the contract
    Issues of Facility ConstructionSelecting a contractor and negotiating the contract By Scott Zucker A property owner deciding to construct a self-storage facility must address the same issues that all owners face, whether they're developing their properties for self-storage, ...More
    October 1, 1997 Scott Zucker Posted in Articles
  • Are You Getting Your Money's Worth?
    Are You Getting Your Money's Worth? Establishing a value for your facility, for either finance or sale, can tell you a lot about your investment expertise By RK Kliebenstein If you are considering either a refinance or a sale, your first question will probably be, "How ...More
    September 1, 1997 RK Kliebenstein Posted in Articles