The Last Word

The Last Word

Why Automation Is The Way Of The Future

When I started Red Dot Storage, the business plan was pretty simple: acquire self-storage facilities and utilize automation and related technology to...

The Last Word: Self-Storage Trends To Watch For In 2018

Over the last 15 years, the self-storage industry evolved from a mom-and-pop investment class to a mainstream institutional asset class. Heading into...

Outselling Your Competition

Do you feel like there’s a self storage property on every corner?  Or, you have had several large publicly traded storage operators...

Protecting Your Investment With Security

You can’t adequately protect your investment unless you have the proper security system in place. An integrated security system goes beyond protecting...

Navigating Change

In many respects, 2016 was another banner year for the self-storage industry. Transaction velocity remained robust as property values continued to reach...

Credit Card Surcharges

Storage operators have long experienced the anguish of the transaction fees charged by credit card companies that come with accepting credit payments....

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Hindered Performance: The Continuing Impact Of Elevated Development

Self-storage has been a booming asset class within the commercial real estate...

Insure For Disaster: Protecting Your Investment Against Extreme Weather And Natural Disasters

In 2019, the National Centers for Environmental Information recorded 14 weather and...

The Perfect Storm: It’s A Hard Insurance Climate For Business Owners

Natural disasters and other factors are beginning to take their toll on...

Make Room For Awesome!

StorQuest’s Philosophy For Business And Life Over two and...

The Problems With Deferred Maintenance

Regular maintenance on leased real estate is a topic that affects all property...

Blog

Are Smart Storage Units Right for Retrofits?

Self-storage facilities - and the neighborhoods they call home - have come a long way in the past 30...

CURIOUS ABOUT THE CLOUD?

PTI Is Here To Help! You've heard all the buzz around — but may be wondering what it could mean...

BETCO, Beavers & Virginia Properties: Dam Good Self-Storage

About the facility: In the heart of a military town in Stafford, Virginia, this Extra Space Storage Facility is owned...

Self-Storage Property Investment Team Introduces New Name

Marcus & Millichap Industry-Leading Self-Storage Property Investment Team Introduces New Name    Charles "Chico" LeClaire           ...

BOARDWALK DEVELOPMENT GROUP ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF BOARDWALK STORAGE FUND III

Atlanta, Georgia – July 27, 2020: Boardwalk Development Group (BDG) has launched its third investment fund, Boardwalk Storage Fund...