Operations

Operations

Reaching The Millennial Market

Four Ways To Bring Them To Your Self-Storage FacilityGrey’s Anatomy premiered on ABC in 2005. For 12 seasons this hospital-based television drama...

The Package Predicament

Is Acceptance Problematic? It’s a question as old as self-storage facilities themselves: Should you take responsibility for packages delivered to...

Auditing: Employee Theft

It is important for storage owners and supervisors to understand not only what is being stolen, but what motivates people to embezzle. ...

Elevators Vs. Lifts

Multistory self-storage units continue growing in popularity as facility owners build higher structures to stack additional rentable space on smaller parcels of...

Winds Of Change

How Success Is Impacting The Market At mid-year 2017, the self-storage transaction market remained brisk, with many brokers and buyers...

Length Of Stay

Customer Satisfaction Is Paramount Several years ago, The Self-Storage Almanac, published by MiniCo, provided data on the various user groups’...

Publisher's Picks

The New MSM Buyer’s Guide: Loaded With New Features And Benefits

The new Mini-Co Buyer’s Guide is online and ready for use. The site includes new features as...

Mastering Online Meetings: Industry Embraces A New Reality

The pandemic brought changes to the way most companies do business, and the self-storage industry is no...

Look Who’s Talking: Ann Parham, CEO and President of Joshua Management

In March, no one could have predicted that COVID-19 would be an ongoing issue and topic of...

2020 Facility Of The Year Overall Facility Winner: Brickhouse Self Storage

When the owners of Brickhouse Self Storage began envisioning their dream, they didn’t have a cookie-cutter facility...

2020 Facility Of The Year New Facility Winner: SmarterSpace Storage Archer Road

As a new developer, Erik Henson, owner of SmarterSpace Storage Archer Road, took a wise approach and...

Blog

Bliss Edwards promoted to Executive Vice President as SmartStop Self Storage continues to expand its Canadian presence

LADERA RANCH, Calif., Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc. ("SmartStop" or the "Company") today announced that Bliss Edwards will be...

Storage Exchange Launches Real Estate Brokerage Platform for Self-Storage

Storage Exchange has launched an interactive website for buyers, sellers and brokers of self-storage real estate. The platform leverages...

Marcus & Millichap Hires Self Storage VP in Philadelphia

With 16 years of experience in the self storage sector, Kevin Bledsoe has taken part in the sale of...

Self-Storage Supplier Janus to List on NYSE Via Merger With Juniper Industrial Holdings

Janus International, a global manufacturer and supplier of building components and security technology for the self-storage industry, will go...

Self-Storage Real Estate Firm Marcus & Millichap Acquires LMI Capital

Marcus & Millichap (M&M), a commercial real estate investment services firm with offices in Canada and the United States,...