WEBINAR - Your Older Self-Storage Facility Needs Renovation Now! Learn Why, How, Financial Benefits and More

Facility improvement should be perpetual in self-storage. Even if your site is newer and quite attractive, there are always things you can do to bolster your curb appeal and customer experience. If your property is older, you may not have a choice but to make upgrades, particularly if market competition is increasing and you’re starting to see functionality issues in your building components. This webinar teaches what you need to know about pursuing property renovation.

August 24, 2021


Date: Sep 23, 2021

Live date/time: Thursday, Sept. 23, 1 p.m. PT
Duration: Approximately one hour (includes audience Q&A)
Presenters: Richard Lillie, Vice President of Business Development for R3 Division, Janus International; Warren Dazzio, Executive Vice President, Cost Segregation Services Inc. 
Registration: Click here to access the on-demand version.

If you want your self-storage facility to look and function better while making and saving more money, this is the webinar for you! Learn how renovation of an older property can help you attract new customers, retain existing tenants and establish your operation as a market leader in an increasingly competitive landscape. Our presenter will discuss the importance of upgrades, plus common projects being pursued by your fellow owners today, from door replacements and unit remixes to security-system retrofits and more. He’ll also explain what to expect during the process and the many financial benefits of completing the work.

What you'll learn:

  • Why and when to consider a self-storage renovation project

  • Common upgrades being made by facility owners today

  • What to expect during the renovation process

  • The positive impact to your revenue stream and facility value

  • How upgrades help you save money on taxes, insurance and more

About the presenters:

Richard Lillie is vice president of business development of the R3 Division of Janus International, a global manufacturer and supplier of building components and security technology for the self-storage industry. He joined the company in 2008, handling sales in the Southeast, and has been recognized as "Salesman of the Year" four times. He assumed his current role in April 2020.  An Atlanta native, Richard is a graduate of North Georgia College and State University. He’s been a member of the board of directors for the North Carolina Self Storage Association since 2012. 

Warren Dazzio is executive vice president of Cost Segregation Services Inc. With an extensive knowledge of tax law, he consults with owners of self-storage and other types of buildings to help them reduce their taxable income and stay compliant. He travels around the U.S. providing educational conferences and webinars on tax law and solutions for accounting professionals and CPAs, building owners, real estate professionals, and wealth managers. He’s spoken at many state and national self-storage events. Warren is a graduate of Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, and has an MBA from Louisiana State University.

Sponsored by:

Janus International is a global manufacturer and supplier of turnkey self-storage, commercial and industrial building solutions including roll-up and swing doors, hallway systems, relocatable storage units, and facility and door automation technologies. The Janus team operates out of several U.S. and six international locations.


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