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

Drowning In Debt: What Do I Do If My Tenant Files Bankruptcy?

It is crucial that a self-storage owner takes all the appropriate steps when advised that a tenant...

Legitimate Lien Sales: Special Units Need Special Auctions 

Unlike what you see in reality TV shows, most abandoned units stored at self-storage facilities are not...

Charity Storage Facility Manager Spotlight: Charles Ruiz Helps Security Public Storage Give Back

When a tenant moves out of a storage unit and has unwanted items, they often face the...

Do You Have A Silent Partner? Detecting Fraud In Self Storage

Why Is Employee Theft Common in Self Storage? Many self-storage owners, real estate developers,...

Pulse On Performance: Are Your Operational Goals On Track?

It’s a great time to be in the self-storage industry, isn’t it? It is also a great...

Blog

Self-Storage Demand Rises as Sales of Boats and RVs Soar

Call it cause and effect.  Call it the sign of the times.  But it’s happening.  Sales of boats and...

Social Media Content Ideas for Self Storage Facilities

Increase Self Storage Facility Occupancy with Social Media Strategy   Social Media is one of the best ways to reach your...

Capital Expenses, What to Include in Your Plan and Budget

Demand for storage and profit potential is certainly a driving force behind the growth of the self storage industry,...

Janus Launches Revolutionary Smart Keypad for Self-Storage with Graphic Display

The All-New, Nokē® Screen by Janus boasts an all-in-one design, graphic display screen, and three modes of access TEMPLE, GA—(April...

Dealing with Dead Zones: Maximize Rentals Using Relocatable Units

WHAT IS A DEAD ZONE? Take a look around your self-storage facility and ask yourself: “How much unproductive land do I...