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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Amsdell Cos./Compass Self Storage Offers Rent Postponement for Government Workers

Compass Self Storage, which operates 85 locations in 14 states, is offering rent postponement to tenants affected by the partial government shutdown. The deferment is available to government workers [...]

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storEDGE celebrates the holidays with 12 days of new features and technology updates

Westwood, KSstorEDGE®, the [...]

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MiniCo Insurance Agency Introduces Workers Compensation Insurance Program for Self-Storage Businesses

MiniCo Insurance Agency now offers a nationwide workers compensation insurance program that provides coverage to self‑storage facilities for lost wages and medical [...]

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Union Realtime strengthens leadership team with the addition of Theresa Gallas

Union Realtime is proud to announce and welcome Theresa Gallas as the company’s Chief Business Development Officer. Theresa will be responsible for accelerating our ability to bring [...]

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