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BDG ANNOUNCES FIRST RUNNER UP TO MANAGER OF THE YEAR FOR 2020 IS OUR VERY OWN DOUG VANTREUREN!

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – September 24, 2020: Boardwalk Development Group, LLC (BDG) is pleased to announce that Doug VanTreuren, our Property Manager for Boardwalk Storage – Killian’s, has won Mini Storage Messenger’s First Runner Up to the Manager of the Year Award for 2020! Mini Storage Messenger, one of the largest...
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EasyCode Mobile App Reaches 2 Million Activations Amid Increased Hands-Free Access Adoption

[SCOTTSDALE, AZ – September 15, 2020] PTI Security Systems, the global leader in access control technologies for the self-storage industry, announced today that their tenant-facing mobile application, EasyCode, has reached over 2,000,000 activations (tenant entries). Designed to help self-storage owners and operators create a competitive differentiator through a seamless access...
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Texas Self Storage Association Elects 2020-2021 Board of Directors, Officers

The Texas Self Storage Association membership recently elected new members to its board of directors. The new members elected to serve three-year terms are Konrad Johnson of Affordable Attic, with facilities located in the Rio Grande Valley, and Michael Meylor of Neutron Corporation, with facilities in Sequin and San Antonio....
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EZstorit.com is pleased to announce our first ever recipient of the “EZstorit.com Self Storage Employee Scholarship”!

EZstorit.com has been offering its “EZstorit.com Get Ahead Scholarship” to college students since 2016 and this year announced the addition of the “EZstorit.com Self Storage Employee Scholarship”. Self-storage employees and their immediate family members within the US, Puerto Rico and Canada were able to apply for this scholarship. After reviewing...
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The Self-Storage Drafting, Building and Manufacturing Experts at BETCO, Announce the Addition of Craig Anderson to their Growing Sales Team

Anderson joins BETCO’s experienced sales team, serving the Midwest and Western Canada regions. Statesville, NC August 25, 2020 – BETCO INC., your trusted manufacturing and building partner for custom self-storage buildings, today announced that self-storage industry veteran, Craig Anderson has joined their sales team to help support BETCO’s rapid growth...
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The Self Storage Hawaii unConference Announces New Dates for 2021

The Self Storage Hawaii unConference Announces New Dates for 2021 Altamonte Springs, FL, Release: August 25, 2020. For Immediate Release Due to COVID and current traveling policies for travel to Hawaii, new dates have been announced for the Self Storage Hawaii unConference. The unconference has been rescheduled to October 17th...
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Self-Storage Property Investment Team Introduces New Name

Marcus & Millichap Industry-Leading Self-Storage Property Investment Team Introduces New Name    Charles "Chico" LeClaire                   Adam Schlosser DENVER, July 27, 2020 – Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory...
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BOARDWALK DEVELOPMENT GROUP ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF BOARDWALK STORAGE FUND III

Atlanta, Georgia – July 27, 2020: Boardwalk Development Group (BDG) has launched its third investment fund, Boardwalk Storage Fund III. Like the company’s second fund, Fund III will seek to acquire self storage assets in secondary and tertiary markets throughout the southeastern U.S. These assets will be stable and cash...
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E-SoftSys and Veritec Solutions Integrate their Self-Storage Property and Revenue Management Systems

BLUE BELL, Pa. and BELMONT, Calif. (PRWEB) June 29, 2020 E-SoftSys and Veritec Solutions, leaders in self-storage enterprise management and revenue management systems, respectively, are pleased to announce that they have integrated, E-SoftSys’ enterprise management system, Self Storage ManagerTM (SSM) and Veritec Solutions revenue management system, VRMS. The integration is...
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Charity Storage Contest Winners

Thank you for your hard work and dedication! All participating Facility Managers, Owners and Operators have done an outstanding job generating funds for nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. Combined, all participating locations have raised over $50,000 for charity in the first six months of 2020! Prizes were awarded to...
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The California Self Storage Association is announcing a new brand for the organization.

SACRAMENTO, CA: The California Self Storage Association is announcing a new brand for the organization. This was created by a Rebrand Marketing Team made of individuals from both CSSA’s Marketing & Communications as well as Membership Committees. Being directed by Third Rail, a professional graphic and marketing team, they gathered...
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AS THE COUNTRY RE-OPENS, COMPASS SELF STORAGE OFFERS TWO MONTHS OF FREE RENT TO ALL NEW COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS

AS THE COUNTRY RE-OPENS, COMPASS SELF STORAGE OFFERS TWO MONTHS OF FREE RENT TO ALL NEW COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS Cleveland, OH – July 1, 2020 – Compass Self Storage, a member of the Amsdell family of companies with nearly 100 self storage locations across the United States, is offering two months’...
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Guardian Storage Hires New VP of Operations

– VPO’s Focus is on Expanding Property Management and Operations to Support Continued Company Growth – June 23, 2020 – Guardian Storage, a leading provider of premier storage, is pleased to announce the hire of Scot Vayo as Vice President of Operations. In his role effective July 6, Vayo will...
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Northeast Self Storage Association Donates to State COVID-19 Charities

June 17, 2020 – The Northeast Self Storage Association (NeSSA), comprised of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, has made donations to three different charities in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Since NeSSA serves the self storage industries of three different states, one charity was selected per state and each...
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New COVID-19 Face Coverings, Signage Orders Issued

Several Texas counties have just issued new orders requiring face masks be worn at all commercial entities, including self-storage facilities. In addition, signage about these policies is now required in some counties, with effective dates as early as Monday, June 22. As cases spike, counties have begun issuing these orders...
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MBCI Leadership Announcement

June 17, 2020 Today I am pleased to announce new leadership for Cornerstone Building Brands’ Components brands. Effective immediately, Preston Bowen will assume the role of President for our Building Envelope Solutions (BES) business unit, which includes MBCI as well as our other single skin and insulated metal panels businesses....
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Storage Structures Joins Sponsorship of The Hawai’i unConference

Villa Rica, GA June 16th, 2020- Storage Structures is excited to announce sponsorship of and participation in the 2020 Self Storage Hawaii unconference. The conference will take place October 18-24 on the Big Island of Hawaii at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. Storage Structures, a leading and innovative...
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Janus International Continues their Support as a Charity Storage Sustaining Sponsor for 2020

SAN CLEMENTE, CA, June 12, 2020 - We are pleased to announce that Janus International Group is continuing their support of Charity Storage at the Sustaining Sponsor Level of $3,000 for 2020. This contribution is critical to enabling Charity Storage to expand and engage with the communities the self storage...
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XYZ Storage Achieves Significant Increases in Contactless Rentals by Utilizing Online Rental and e-CRM platforms from Self Storage Manager

BLUE BELL, Pa. (PRWEB) June 09, 2020 E-SoftSys, Total Solutions Provider for the self storage industry and developer of Self Storage Manager, today announced that their client XYZ Storage with 6 locations in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada has achieved significant increase in contact less rentals in the past 3...
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The Power of Partnership: Simply Self Storage Creates the Ultimate Customer Experience with OpenTech’s INSOMNIAC Products + Services + Apps

(May 29, 2020) – Phoenix, AZ. OpenTech Alliance, the leading developer of innovative smart-connected technology solutions for the self storage industry, helps nationwide storage provider Simply Self Storage deliver on its promise to provide the best service possible. The Florida-based operator offers a high-quality storage experience in 23 states and...
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Stein Investment Group Announces Partnership with Prorize

ATLANTA (PRWEB) June 02, 2020 Stein Investment Group today announced the successful deployment of Prorize’s automated pricing solution at all of its self-storage locations branded as Space Shop Self Storage. The solution uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms to find the ideal price for customers and operators under any market condition,...
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NKF Self Storage Group Welcomes a 3rd Generation Self Storage Professional to the Team

The NKF Self Storage Group is pleased to welcome Jon Perry into our summer internship program. Jon will be working closely with the team both in our transaction and capital market assignments as well as authoring an industry research project. Currently a student at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX,...
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PTI® Keypad Integration Now Available for CIA

PTI® Keypad Integration Now Available for CIA OpenTech now offers a keypad integration for PTI® Apex and VP keypads. Connect your existing PTI keypads to INSOMNIAC CIA - the industry's first choice for cloud-based access control. As remote solutions quickly become a key focus of many operational strategies, this integration...
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Call Potential Joins the Sponsor Group

CallPotential Announces Self Storage Hawaii unConference Sponsorship Naperville, IL April 30th, 2020 - CallPotential is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the 2020 Self Storage Hawaii unConference. The conference will take place October 18-24 on the Big Island of Hawaii at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. CallPotential, an...
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Help create a hands-free environment with PTI Security Systems

Hands-Free Access There is increased demand in the world for avoiding physical contact with devices, and self-storage customers are no different. As tenants look for ways to access their possessions safely, technology can step in to help minimize exposure without sacrificing security and convenience. Click the link below to learn...
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New Jersey’s Award-Winning StorageBlue

StorageBlue Announces Enhanced Safety Measures Designed To Keep Operations and Customers Safe   Englewood Cliffs, N.J. - StorageBlue, New Jersey’s Award-Winning, most consumer-centric and self-proclaimed lowest-priced self-storage brand announced that they deployed industry-leading measures to help ensure the safety of the StorageBlue team and its customers, while providing the same...
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, J. Kris Knowles, Joins Midcoast Properties, Inc

Midcoast Properties, Inc. is pleased to announce that J. Kris Knowles has joined our team as an Associate, focusing on the Self Storage Industry in Georgia.   As a resident of Georgia, Kris received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Georgia and attended graduate school at Kennesaw...
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Jersey City and Union City’s StorageBlue Locations Win Two 2020 Awards

Jersey City and Union City’s StorageBlue Locations Win Two 2020 Awards StorageUnits.com and Expertise.com Award Top Honors to the Facilities Union City, N.J. and Jersey City, N.J.  - StorageBlue, New Jersey’s most consumer-centric and self-proclaimed lowest-priced self-storage brand revealed today two new awards received by their Jersey City and Union...
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PTI Security Systems Announces Major Update to StorLogix Cloud Software

[SCOTTSDALE, AZ – April 23, 2020] PTI Security Systems, the global leader in access control technologies for the self-storage industry, announced today the most significant update since launching to their cloud-based access control software solution, StorLogix Cloud.   “We’ve seen tremendous adoption from the industry as operators now have the...
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The Jenkins Organization, Inc. Announces Hiring of Peter Cairns as Senior Engineer

HOUSTON, TX – April 22, 2020 - THE JENKINS ORGANIZATION, INC., a Houston based self-storage and RV park owner, developer and management company operating over 70 self-storage and RV park properties throughout Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Missouri, Minnesota, Mississippi and Louisiana has announced the hiring of Peter Cairns as Senior Engineer....
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OpenTech Releases PTI Keypad Integration

(April 21, 2020) – Phoenix, AZ. OpenTech Alliance, the leading developer of innovative smart-connected technology solutions for the self storage industry, announced the launch of their PTI® keypad integration. The new integration allows operators to connect existing PTI® Apex or VP keypads to INSOMNIAC CIA and upgrade access control at...
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BETCO INC., A Premier Turn-Key Manufacturer of Self-Storage Buildings, Announces Launch of New Brand and Key Addition to the Executive Team

BETCO INC., A Premier Turn-Key Manufacturer of Self-Storage Buildings, Announces Launch of New Brand and Key Addition to the Executive Team Self-Storage Industry Veteran, Roc Hughes, Joins the BETCO Executive Team STATESVILLE, NC, APRIL 20, 2020: BETCO INC., your trusted partner in the design and construction of custom self-storage buildings,...
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Janus Releases “Nokē® ONE” External, “On-Door” Smart Lock

THE SELF-STORAGE INDUSTRY'S FIRST, ALL-IN-ONE, ON-DOOR, BLUETOOTH SMART LOCK IS FINALLY HERE...   TEMPLE, GA, APRIL 2020 – Janus International Group (“Janus”), the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key building solutions and new technology for the self-storage industry, today announced the release of their all-new, high tech external smart...
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The Next Step in Framing Technology: Storage Structures, Inc.’s Alpha Framing System

Storage Structures, Inc., a national metal building subcontractor and the leader of innovation and design for the self-storage industry proudly announces the Alpha Framing System. Alpha Framing System is a 10’x10’ light gauge framing system mainly comprised of factory formed and assembled light gauge columns and beams that provide superior...
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StorageBlue Kicks Off Special for College Students | Under $30 and Free Pickup

New Jersey’s StorageBlue Announces A Plan To Help Early Displaced College Students StorageBlue Will Pick Up Their Items For Them So They Can Remain Self-Quarantined and Comply with Local Officials And Offer Special Student Discount; Englewood Cliffs, N.J. - StorageBlue, New Jersey’s most consumer-centric and self-proclaimed lowest-priced self-storage brand announced...
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