There are dozens of entrepreneurs entering the self-storage industry, which is in the midst of a wonderful development boom. However, moving from the concept of facility ownership to opening day can be challenging. Those new to the business often have questions and concerns about the building process and what to expect.
In a recent thread on Self-Storage Talk, the industry’s largest online community, a new owner is seeking advice on his own promising project. Although he’s secured the land and performed a feasibility study, he’s not sure what comes next. Members are offering guidance on everything from construction to financing to site operation and more. Give input or get advice for your own “baby.”