Construction & Development

Construction & Development

The Last Word: Wrenches In Construction

If you are a business owner exhausted of renting commercial real estate and considering purchasing versus renewing your lease agreement that increased substantially, you’re...

Pricing Pains: Construction Costs Cause Concern

Widespread market volatility from the COVID-19 pandemic’s ongoing supply chain disruptions, the Russia-Ukraine war, and inflation are causing unwelcome ripples through much of the...

Construction Financing Still Strong

Unsettled world events may have an affect later in year The self-storage industry has been experiencing a financing windfall for several years and most industry...

Modern Money Maker: A Self-Storage Renovations Case Study

Self-storage as we know it today has been around for more than half a century. While we’ve seen new facilities multiplying in record numbers...

Designs Of The Day: Will The Changing Economy Impact Self-Storage Architecture?

Recent architectural trends in self-storage appear likely to continue in 2021, some industry experts say. These trends include contemporary exterior designs that meet municipalities’ growing...

Staying Power: Thirty-Five Years Of Capco

“From humble beginnings come great things” is a saying that isn’t attributed to anyone in particular, but it is definitely fitting as the motto...

Self-Storage Renovations: What Other Industries Have Taught Us

You might be thinking, “How are self-storage renovations the same as other business renovations? They are completely different industries.” Although these businesses are not...

Hindered Performance: The Continuing Impact Of Elevated Development

Self-storage has been a booming asset class within the commercial real estate industry in recent years. Driven by migration of an increasingly mobile population,...

The Sky’s The Limit – Architectural Trends In Self-Storage

The days when storage facilities consisted of rows of single-story metal buildings sprawled out over large parcels within industrial locations seem to be nothing...

Capital Markets And COVID-19: How Bad Will the Damage Be?

When asked how coronavirus was affecting the self-storage industry, Neal Gussis didn’t have to think of an answer; he had already been ill during...

Catering To Millennials

The Most Diverse Generation With One Common Trend As one of the largest generations, millennials are a constant topic of discussion. Businesses of all sizes...

The Zoning Maze

Finding the Right Path for Permits and Zoning New self-storage facility developers have generally had luck moving their projects from the industrial and warehouse zones areas...

Farther Afield

Exploring Tertiary Markets Growth—it’s the universal trend of post-World War II America. When our central cities, and later our suburban areas, expand in total population and in...

Drafting Developments

Trends In Self-Storage Design By Judy Colbert “When the last recession hit,” says Ken Carrell, principal of ARE Associates in Lake Forest, Calif., the city of Escondido,...

Stop! Do Not Pass Go

Feasibility Study Required In the game of Monopoly, players move their piece around the board in an attempt to purchase as many properties as possible....

Tapered Growth

Has The Industry’s Development Cycle Passed Its Peak? The self-storage industry has been living in a fantasy world for the past few years, a kind of...

Restoring Your Doors

Step-By-Step Instructions For Two Do-It-Yourself Options By CJ Steen One of the toughest questions when remodeling anything is what color white did I originally pick? Was it...
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Is It Time for a Self-Storage Renovation?

How To Assess and Plan for Renovations at Your Self-Storage Facility As any facility owner knows, it’s essential not to...

AZSA 23rd Annual Conference & Trade Show and Golf Tournament

Register for Hotel Here Member Rate - Regular admission is $230 until 2/11/23 February 15-16, 2023 23rd Annual Arizona Self-Storage Conference &...

4 Lessons the Self-Storage Industry Can Learn From Big Brands

Remember when you thought the best instant photos were Polaroids and Sears was the only place to buy appliances?...

The Truth about Self-Storage Lead Aggregators

Over the last decade, the self-storage industry has witnessed the rise and fall of several specialized lead aggregation websites....

Owning Your Stress For Success

It’s no secret that today’s work environment is stressful. With our current economy, labor force, and global supply chain,...
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