Legal Issues

Legal Issues

Consumer Privacy Concerns In Self-Storage

One of the bigger issues facing both companies and their customers (and even potential customers) today is the collection, retention, and possible...

Before The Hammer: Hits Preparing For Lien Sales And Auctions

Reality television shows such as “Storage Wars” have popularized self-storage auctions. To the average consumer, they’re full of drama, colorful characters, and...

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...

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All-Ability Access: The Dos And Don’ts Of Website Accessibility

By Let’s take a poll. When you need to...

An Eye For Danger: Mitigating Risk In Self-Storage

When you hear the term “risk mitigation,” what comes to mind? “Mitigating risk is...

Firearms In The Workplace: Creating The Right Company Policy

The question of whether an employer can restrict their employees from bringing guns into the workplace has...

Information Influx: Making Dollars And Sense Of Data

The dictionary defines data as “facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis.” In this...

Converter Conundrum: Thieves Set Up Shop In Self-Storage Units

Precious metals, catalytic converters, and self-storage might seem like an unlikely combination, but thefts of catalytic converters...

Blog

What Does It Mean to Be a VAD?

Even in a saturated self-storage market, your facility must find a way to be one in a million. A...

Janus Announces the Acquisition of Access Control Technologies

Temple, GA, September 1, 2021—Janus International Group, Inc. (NYSE: JBI) (“Janus”), the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key...

Importance of Branding for Self Storage Marketing

Think about a big-name brand that everyone knows. Chances are, you thought of Apple, Nike, Disney, or Coca-Cola. That’s...

How to Compete in a Saturated Self Storage Market

Market saturation and consolidation are inevitable and it can have negative effects on your business. Learn more in our...

Self-Storage Association of Asia (SSAA) Announces Title Sponsorship Agreement with Janus International Group

Self-Storage Association of Asia (SSAA) Announces Title Sponsorship Agreement with Janus International Group (Hong Kong – 9th August, 2021) – The...