Look Who’s Talking

Look Who’s Talking

Look Who’s Talking – Michael A. Mele, Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield

Over the past two years, the self-storage industry has experienced exponential growth through new supply across the country. Beyond rentable square footage of storage...

Ella Tayrien

Ella Tayrien, Vice President of Claims, MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC December is here, bringing with it the possibility of wintry precipitation. And that possibility may...

Chuck Gordon, CEO of SpareFoot, SiteLink, and storEDGE

Despite being at the tail end of a development cycle, the self-storage industry experienced a significant uptick of new supply in 2018. Similar to 2017, many...

Charles Plunkett, CEO, Capco Steel, Inc. & Capco General Contracting

After the holiday spirit takes hold at our Thanksgiving dinner tables, December is brimming with energy. There are facilities and offices to decorate, company parties to...

Dean Keller, Broker, Bancap Self Storage Group, Inc.

In its infancy, the self-storage industry’s need for leadership and education was paramount to its success. For that reason, some of the industry’s pioneers pulled together...

Pete Panos, President, Third-Party Management and Strategic Partnerships, Public Storage

Within the self-storage industry, there are more than 20 companies of various capacities that offer third-party management services. While some of those businesses have local or regional...

Marcus Trufant, Self-Storage Owner/Investor and Retired NFL Cornerback for Seattle Seahawks

Similar to winning a football match, making a successful self-storage investment requires knowledge of the game, a well-thought-out strategy, personal dedication, a driven team, and...

Franklin Young, CEO, PTI Security Systems

From conception to completion, self-storage owners spend several million dollars and years developing state-of-the-art facilities before they can turn a profit. Nowadays, most are designed to include...

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 over the past...

Paul Schween, Author/Speaker/Trainer/Sales Professional

With the start of the new year, many self-storage owners and operators are implementing new or enhanced technologies at their facilities to streamline operations...

James Appleton, MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, Director of Sales, Special Risk

When it comes to customers’ stored belongings, industry professionals jest that tenants store junk but lose heirlooms. In other words, the items they place in storage...

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 major metropolitan...

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