Look Who’s Talking

Look Who’s Talking

Dave King – Vice President Self-Storage, Wentworth Property Company

Thanks to pent-up demand and more readily available construction financing, the self-storage industry experienced a significant uptick in ground-up development projects...

Cory Sylvester, principal of Union Realtime, LLC

Since the last recession, the self-storage industry has experienced exceptional growth. Years of limited development, swelling populations, and continued job growth within...

Lance Watkins, CEO of storelocal

Over the past several years, consolidation has become somewhat of a buzzword among self-storage owners and operators. Speculations abound about how many established storage...

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Kings Of Steel: Mako-Rabco Merger Brings Expertise Nationwide

A few decades ago, a handful of ambitious 20-somethings working in the light-steel construction industry had a...

Digital Daze: Is Technology A Leading Or Bleeding Edge?

It’s everywhere. Virtually everyone uses it. It defines modern life, with both good and bad effects. And...

Dealing With OSHA: More Inspections, Greater Citations Ahead

Employers trying to avoid costly OSHA citations are facing new challenges in the form of heightened enforcement...

Liability Issues Involving Mold

Mold is a naturally occurring condition arising from moisture. In self-storage, that moisture can arise from a...

Burglaries Without Break-Ins: New Type Of Theft Challenges Outdated Ideas About Locks  

A crafty burglar arrested in Texas is making the news in self-storage circles. He is suspected of...

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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...

Feasibility Studies and Self-Storage Consultants Help New Owners Succeed

Entering a new industry opens up a lot of questions. In self-storage, some of the earliest  considerations revolve around...