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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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Legitimate Lien Sales: Special Units Need Special Auctions 

Unlike what you see in reality TV shows, most abandoned units stored at self-storage facilities are not...

Charity Storage Facility Manager Spotlight: Charles Ruiz Helps Security Public Storage Give Back

When a tenant moves out of a storage unit and has unwanted items, they often face the...

Do You Have A Silent Partner? Detecting Fraud In Self Storage

Why Is Employee Theft Common in Self Storage? Many self-storage owners, real estate developers,...

Pulse On Performance: Are Your Operational Goals On Track?

It’s a great time to be in the self-storage industry, isn’t it? It is also a great...

Pricing Pains: Construction Costs Cause Concern

Widespread market volatility from the COVID-19 pandemic’s ongoing supply chain disruptions, the Russia-Ukraine war, and inflation are...

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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...