Self-Storage Associations


  • SSA Weighs In on Steel Crisis
    The sudden rise in steel prices—and the impending shortage—has rocked many industries, including self-storage. In the past year, steel prices have jumped 60 percent or more. Some steel companies are also adding surcharges to offset the increased costs. In March, Inside ...More
    May 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • SSA Headquarters Office 6506 Loisdale Road, Suite 315Springfield, VA 22150703.921.9123Fax: 703.921.9105E-mail: ssa@selfstorage.org SSA Cincinnati Office 4777 Redbank Expressway, Suite 10Cincinnati, OH 45227513.272.3111Fax: 513.272.3224E-mail: martham@selfstorage.org ...More
    March 18, 2003 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
  • The Mid-Size Owners Group
    Self-storage ownership generally comprises four broad categories: First are the large, publicly traded companies, and there are only five of these. Next are those companies with more than 10 facilities or 1 million square feet of rentable space. These are not publicly ...More
    June 1, 2002 Elaine M. Foxwell Posted in Articles
  • The Self Storage Legal Network
    The Self Storage Association and attorneys D. Carlos Kaslow, Joseph D. Joiner and Scott Zucker are embarking on their third year of providing one of the most valuable resources to self-storage professionals, the Self Storage Legal Network (SSLN). The SSLN is a hotline ...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
  • Wrap it Up...
    Wrap it Up... I have one of those mothers who spends more time wrapping her holiday gifts than she actually spends picking them out. She's meticulous. The paper must be appropriate to the receiving individual. The ribbon must be an impeccable match. Don't forget the ...More
    December 1, 1999 Teri L. Lanza Posted in Articles, Development
  • 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