The development of a self-storage facility generally begins with a comprehensive market analysis of the proposed project area, followed by assembling a strong team, and working with municipalities to meet zoning, design and code requirements. Owners might consider
a multi-story building to maximize their footprint, or select a mixed-use project to widen their options.
Conducting a self-storage feasibility study should be looked at as more than just determining the viability of a specific location or market area for your project. It should be viewed as the process of determining if you really are suited to...
Self-Storage in NicaraguaDeveloping in foreign countries takes education,
determination...and a lot of patience
By Mike Iacoboni
Note: This month's Market Profile is out of the ordinary. Rather than detailing
the self- storage climate o...
Orlando, Fla.The Booming East Side
By RK Kliebenstein
Editor's note: The Market Profile, a new addition to Inside
Self-Storage, will focus each month on the state of self-storage
development in a unique geographical area. Suggestions for "hot sp...
State of the Industry 2001Will self-storage's good fortune continue?
By Barry Morris
After a slow beginning, the 1990s became a decade of unprecedented prosperity
for the self-storage industry. New properties emerged in many markets, bringing
recently returned from a positively awesome trip down to Supai, the Havasupai Indian
Reservation located just southwest of the Grand Canyon. It's an eight-mile hike down to
the village from Hualapai Hilltop, and another two miles d...