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Spotting Impaired Workers: Employers Tackle Costly Drug Misuse

The employee’s request had a certain degree of logic. He had just received a prescription for medical marijuana from a naturopathic physician....

A Decade Of Growth: The Ascent Of Storage Asset Management

On May 20, 2020, Storage Asset Management (SAM), the largest privately owned third-party self-storage management company in the United States, celebrated its...

Urban Exodus: Should Storage Shift To The Suburbs?

In March 2019, when the initial threat of COVID-19 became evident and mass lockdowns were ordered, almost everything stopped, including many transactions...

Fair Assessments: How To Appeal Property Taxes

Studies have shown that property taxes are the most hated taxes in America. Why? There might be several reasons, including the question...

Storage CX: The Customer Experience

The Next Competitive Battlefield The self-storage customer experience is changing. You may even be wondering why it’s called customer experience...

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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...

Spotting Impaired Workers: Employers Tackle Costly Drug Misuse

The employee’s request had a certain degree of logic. He had just received a prescription for medical...

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...

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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...

What To Consider When Researching Door Alarms

  Door Alarms are a valuable tool in improving security and visibility at an individual unit level. Whether you are looking to...

Addressing the Top 5 Secrets in Self-Storage Renovation

What You Need to Know about Self-Storage Upgrades and Renovation With around 75,000 self-storage facilities operating in the U.S., there's a...

The Feasibility of Relocatable Storage

Adapted from “Feasibility and Relocatables: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” by Amanda Helfrich, MAI, owner of Starr Commercial...

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...