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.

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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.

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Education Center

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.

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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.

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Webinars

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.

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Industry Blogs

MiniCo offers the latest news and links to keep you informed about news and trends in the industry. Bookmark our blog for updates.

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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.

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Latest from our Blog

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National SSA To Manage
Florida Self Storage Association

The Alexandria, Virginia-based national Self Storage Association (SSA) today announced that it will manage all administrative functions for the Florida Self Storage Association (FSSA) beginning July 1, 2018. FSSA will [...]

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New Partnership Celebrates Grand Opening of West Palm Beach Self-Storage Facility

West Palm Beach, Fla. (June 12, 2017) – MacArthur Holdings and Live Oak Capital Partners, in a joint venture with West Palm Beach-based SROA Capital, today celebrated [...]

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The self-storage business is rather straightforward. You provide safe and secure spaces for any customer that pays to store their personal property on your site. Yet there’s much more complexity to being a successful self-storage site owner or operator than just that. In fact, thanks to new [...]

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The Wait is Finally Over

PTI Security Systems has officially launched the self-storage industry’s first cloud software platform. An innovative new technology, PTI CORE allows self-storage owners to view, manage, and automate facility [...]

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