Financing

Financing

Auditing: Employee Theft

It is important for storage owners and supervisors to understand not only what is being stolen, but what motivates people to embezzle. ...

Pumping The Brakes

Lenders Cautious On Financing New Storage Development During the past two years, self-storage has enjoyed the attention of investors and developers...

It’s Raining Claims!

Obtaining Adequate Roof Insurance The recent cycle of extreme weather has created havoc for residents, businesses, and insurance companies...

Time Is Money!

Understanding The Changes To Overtime Regulations President Obama and Secretary Perez announced on May 18, 2016, the Department of...

Slash The Tax!

Managing Your Largest Expense For the majority of self-storage facilities, property taxes are the first or second largest expense—despite the fact...

Industry Expectations

Interest Rate Projections From The Pros According to the 2016 Self-Storage Almanac, outstanding commercial mortgage debt increased from $2.56...

Americans With Disabilities Act:

Tax Incentives For Self-Storage Operators Self-storage operators are subject to all the ADA building access regulations applicable to structures....

Publisher's Picks

2021 Facility Of The Year Specialty Winner: Vineburg Wine & Self Storage, Sonoma, California

Greg Van Cleave has always had a philosophy about life: “If something is supposed to happen, it...

2021 Facility of the Year Construction Winner: Life Storage at the Promenade, Scottsdale, Arizona

From its earliest planning, the team that brought to fruition Life Storage at The Promenade in Scottsdale,...

2021 New Facility Of The Year Winner: Rockwell Storage, Mill Creek, Utah

Many studies have found that people want to purchase...

Blog

Self Storage Marketing: 10 People & Businesses Needing Self-Storage Units

Your customers are your customers because they need a self storage unit. But, have you ever stopped to think...

Broad Street Storage – Building with Community in Mind

Whether your plans are big or small--or whether it’s your first build or your tenth or more--there are many...

Special Message From Betco: Roof replacement doesn’t have to be disruptive!

Is Your Roof Showing Signs That It's Time for a Replacement? A top-of-the-line self storage facility requires top-of-the-line roofing, as...

Developing a Strategic Self-Storage Pricing Strategy

When you own a self-storage facility, it's easy to become complacent. You're bringing in revenue doing what you're doing,...

12 Seasonal Storage Marketing Ideas for Christmas & the Holidays

“It's the most wonderful time of the year…” Or so the song goes. For those in the self storage industry,...