Welcome to Mini-Storage Messenger
Welcome to the Education Destination for Self-Storage! For more than 35 years, MiniCo Publishing has been the leading provider of educational information and analytic tools for the self-storage industry. MiniCo produces a variety of industry-specific resources including Magazines, Books, and other Educational Products.
Mini-Storage Messenger, our monthly trade magazine, serves the entire self-storage industry with a specific focus towards owner, operators, investors, developers, architects, brokers, and other industry professionals. Geared strictly towards managers, management companies, and owners who manage their own sites is Self-Storage Now, a quarterly digital magazine that is quickly becoming the Education Destination for Self-Storage Managers.View Section
The Mini-Storage Messenger Education Center is a one-stop resource area where you can find current and past issues of Messenger, as well as individual Free and Paid Articles, Educational Videos, a library of informative Webinars, previous issues of MessengerXtra, as well as current and past quarterly editions of Self-Storage Now and Self-Storage Canada, and a variety of Educational Workshops.View Section
Books & Publications
Aside from our Flagship magazines, we maintain an inventory of specialty magazines, educational books written by industry experts, and tools focusing on all areas of self-storage including Construction and Development, RV & Boat Storage, and Technology. MiniCo also publishes Self-Storage Canada, the official publication of the Canadian Self-Storage Association, and the only magazine dedicated to the business of storage in the Canadian provinces.View Section
Mini-Storage Messenger's archive of webinars offers training and educational insight by industry professionals on a variety of topics ranging from self-storage construction and development to operations, market analysis, management, industry-specific insurance, management and marketing. If there is a particular topic that you and the industry would like to learn more about, we're happy to arrange a panel of experts to collaborate on a webinar and add it to the collection.View Section
MiniCo offers the latest news and links to keep you informed about news and trends in the industry. Bookmark our blog for updates.View Section
Buyers Guide Online
True to our primary charter of educating the industry, the Self-Storage Buyer's Guide is there to educate visitors as to who the Top Self-Storage Vendors are and give them multiple points of contact to facilitate vendor/buyer connections. Our list of vendors and vendor categories is always growing and if a need arises for information on a particular category that is not representing in our list, please let us know and we'll get to work gathering data on vendors for you.View Section
Latest from our Blog
MiniCo Insurance Agency Publishes Best Practices for Offering Self-Storage Tenant Insurance
The first defined list of tenant insurance best practices created for the self-storage industry addresses factors such as regulatory requirements, program selection, carrier [...]
National Storage Affiliates to Acquire 112 Locations in $1.3 Billion Deal
National Storage Affiliates, a Lone Tree, CO-based real estate investment trust, has struck a deal to acquire 112 self-storage locations from Orlando, FL-based Simply Self Storage for $1.325 billion dollars. [...]
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