Legal Issues

Legal Issues

The Benefits Of Arbitration To Resolve Tenant Disputes

It is inevitable that disputes will occur between self-storage tenants and facility operators. Those disputes can range from alleged property loss and...

Securing Credit Card Information

By J. Ashley Oblinger, Esq.Associate Attorney Over the last few months, we have all experienced many changes to our...

Compliance With The ADA

When Are Repairs To A Facility Not "Readily Achievable"? Self-storage facilities are "public accommodations" under the Americans with Disabilities...

Legislative Victories

Enhancing Self-Storage Operations Around the Country 2017 saw some positive changes relating to self-storage operations around the...

What’s A Waiver Of Subrogation?

A "Waiver of Subrogation" is a common provision found in most self-storage rental agreements. It involves the subrogation rights of an insurance company as...

Data Breach

State Laws Govern  As it currently stands, there is no specific federal law addressing a business's obligations when it...

Workplace Drug Abuse

Reducing the Risk of Impaired Workers Workplace drug abuse can threaten your bottom line in many ways: higher absenteeism, lower...

Publisher's Picks

The New MSM Buyer’s Guide: Loaded With New Features And Benefits

The new Mini-Co Buyer’s Guide is online and ready for use. The site includes new features as...

Mastering Online Meetings: Industry Embraces A New Reality

The pandemic brought changes to the way most companies do business, and the self-storage industry is no...

Look Who’s Talking: Ann Parham, CEO and President of Joshua Management

In March, no one could have predicted that COVID-19 would be an ongoing issue and topic of...

2020 Facility Of The Year Overall Facility Winner: Brickhouse Self Storage

When the owners of Brickhouse Self Storage began envisioning their dream, they didn’t have a cookie-cutter facility...

2020 Facility Of The Year New Facility Winner: SmarterSpace Storage Archer Road

As a new developer, Erik Henson, owner of SmarterSpace Storage Archer Road, took a wise approach and...

Blog

Bliss Edwards promoted to Executive Vice President as SmartStop Self Storage continues to expand its Canadian presence

LADERA RANCH, Calif., Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc. ("SmartStop" or the "Company") today announced that Bliss Edwards will be...

Storage Exchange Launches Real Estate Brokerage Platform for Self-Storage

Storage Exchange has launched an interactive website for buyers, sellers and brokers of self-storage real estate. The platform leverages...

Marcus & Millichap Hires Self Storage VP in Philadelphia

With 16 years of experience in the self storage sector, Kevin Bledsoe has taken part in the sale of...

Self-Storage Supplier Janus to List on NYSE Via Merger With Juniper Industrial Holdings

Janus International, a global manufacturer and supplier of building components and security technology for the self-storage industry, will go...

Self-Storage Real Estate Firm Marcus & Millichap Acquires LMI Capital

Marcus & Millichap (M&M), a commercial real estate investment services firm with offices in Canada and the United States,...