Self-Storage Suppliers


  • Self-Storage Unit Inventory: Site Audit Procedures
    We often read or hear about the importance of doing site audits at self-storage facilities. Performing a complete unit inventory is a critical piece to any audit. This article covers some of the specifics of this portion of the auditing process and includes examples of why ...More
    February 20, 2009 Linnea Appleby Posted in Articles, Management
  • Investment Real Estate Represents Buyer, Seller in $4.7M Sale
    John Barry of Investment Real Estate brokered the sale of the 58,700-square-foot Stor-It Self Storage in Manassas, Va., to Strategic Storage Trust Inc. for $4.7 million. ...More
    February 20, 2009 Posted in News, Real Estate
  • 2Q 2009 Survey Launches for Self-Storage Confidence Index, Feb. 23
    The Self-Storage Confidence Index survey for the second quarter of 2009 will launch on Feb. 23, continuing through March 10. The survey records next-quarter expectations in the critical areas of sales, profit, hiring, expenditures and industry economic outlook. ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Expert Presents Free Webinar on Fee Management
    On March 18, self-storage industry expert Anne Ballard, president of Universal Management Co., will present a free webinar titled, "Fee Management Specialists: Are We Right for Each Other?" ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Guardian Access-Control System
    QuikStor unveiled its new Guardian Series access-control system with product enhancements such as a standard display and intercom. ...More
    February 18, 2009 Posted in News, Technology
  • Noah's Ark Self Storage Balboa Opens in Florida
    Noah’s Ark Development opened a new facility in the Orlando, Fla., metro area two months ahead of schedule. Noah’s Ark Self Storage Balboa is a state-of-the-art complex with more than 94,000 square feet of space in a variety of unit sizes. ...More
    February 17, 2009 Posted in News, Construction, Technology
  • Column Wrap
    Detroit-based Ideal Shield, a manufacturer bumper-post sleeves, guardrails and handrails, announced its new column wrap, which helps self-storage facility owners maintain the look of columns in high-traffic areas. ...More
    February 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • SiteLink 2009
    SMD Software Inc. released SiteLink 2009, the largest upgrade for its PC-based self-storage management software to date. ...More
    February 17, 2009 Posted in News, Technology
  • Self-Storage Yellow Pages Advertising in Troubled Times
    Sue Weinman of Michaels Wilder Inc. advises self-storage operators to take advantage of the downturn in the economy and negotiate better deals with Yellow Pages advertising reps. By no means should marketing come to a halt for self-storage owners during tough times. ...More
    February 17, 2009 Sue Weiman Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • Supplier Spotlight: Empower Software Technologies
    Software plays an important role in running a self-storage facility successfully, providing thorough recordkeeping and tenant status information. Under the Empower Software Technologies' umbrella, Storage Commander continues to bring new technology to forefront, featuring ...More
    February 15, 2009 Posted in Articles, Technology