Publications


  • Winning Women
    They are business owners, consultants, company presidents and industry experts. Many of them have been working in self-storage for 10 years or more. While there are many wonderful women of note working in the business, for this special feature, ISS chose a few of these ...More
    December 1, 2003 Amy Campbell Posted in Articles
  • Rumors in Red
    WHILE I AGREE WITH THE ASSERTION OF NOTABLE 1920S JOURNALIST WALTER WINCHELL that "Today's gossip is tomorrow's headline," I prefer the more contemporary rendition of columnist Liz Smith, who wrote, "Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress." This ...More
    December 1, 2002 Teri L. Lanza Posted in Articles
  • Steel Prices Continue to Rise
    Self-storage is just one of the many industries hit hard by the increase in steel prices. Inside Self-Storage asked metal-building experts why steel prices are on the rise and how it has affected their businesses. Our panel comprised of Dave Cook, president of Tech-Fast ...More
    September 1, 2002 Amy Campbell Posted in Articles
  • Program Partners Shurgard With Independent Operators
    ISS: We understand you have been meeting with independent operators at recent tradeshows. What have you learned? Independent operators are keenly concerned about ways to improve their competitiveness and remain independent. They want to be able to compete effectively in ...More
    December 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • State of the Industry
    State of the Industry In addition to the introduction of our annual State of the Industry report, my comments here should be of particular interest to this audience. At the close of each year, Inside Self-Storage speaks with several of this industry's most knowledgable and ...More
    January 1, 2001 Teri L. Lanza Posted in Articles
  • Numbers Don't Lie...
    Numbers Don't Lie...Unit sequencing demands planning By Matt Morgan Since 1985, self-storage owners Joe and Lolita Bader have been specializing in self-storage unit-door numbering through their Corpus Christi, Texas-based business, Quik# - Door Numbers. The Baders, whose ...More
    January 1, 2001 Matt Morgan Posted in Articles
  • Communication Breakdown
    Communication Breakdown It happens to all of us. Breakdowns in communication just happen. Hey, we're human. What is unfortunate, however, is how these "breakdowns" affect our relationships, both business and personal. I want first to apologize to all of our ...More
    November 1, 1999 Teri L. Lanza 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