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...

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Family Ties …The Parhams’ Lasting Legacy

Faith is more than a five-letter word. It’s a commitment, like the one made between husband and...

Cap Rate Compression Continues – Newmark Investors Survey Q3 2021

The self-storage asset class is now generally considered CORE or CORE+ commercial real estate, comparable to office,...

Look Who’s Talking: Rachel Parham, President of Noah’s Ark Development

Heading into the fourth quarter, it’s safe to say that 2021 has been a fairly profitable year...

Cyber Connections: Effective Networking In A Virtual World

With the shift to our new virtual world, you have probably found it more difficult to build...

Rental Rate Pressures During COVID-19

Unfortunately, as we sit here today, the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. As a result, issues...

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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,...

5 Tips For Levering Technology

Of all the challenging duties assigned to a self-storage manager, collecting rent from delinquent tenants is probably the most...

Feasibility to Operations: Benefits of a Self Storage Consultant

  Congratulations on entering the self storage business! Now that you’ve made the decision to get into this booming industry,...

Developing And Financing of Relocatable Storage

  Today's development and financing of relocatable storage have come a long way. In this article, we get some insight...