Staffing is critical in self-storage, where the person behind the counter can make or break the business. Here are 10 secrets to successful hiring to ensure you land the right person for your operation.
3 Trends That Will Reshape Self-Storage in 2018
Each year, the self-storage industry is influenced by trends that subside and others that gain in strength. Guest blogger Hunter Thompson of Cash Flow Connections predicts the trends that will reshape self-storage the most in 2018 involve Millennials a…
Performance Checklist: Measuring the Operational Health of Your Self-Storage Facility
There are many ways to measure the operational health of a self-storage facility. Owners should regularly review this checklist of categories to gauge performance.
ISS News Desk: West Coast Cities Put the Freeze on Self-Storage Development With ‘Emergency’ Moratoriums
With winter upon us, cities across the nation continue to put the freeze on self-storage businesses by imposing emergency moratoriums on facility development or considering tighter restrictions. This News Desk examines recent bans enacted on the West C…
5 Tips to Help Self-Storage Operators Better Understand and Use SEO
Understanding search engine optimization takes practice and patience. Learn how to tackle this valuable marketing tool and attain the best results for your self-storage business with these five tips.
2018 Debt Forecast: The Lending Climate Remains Clear for Self-Storage Borrowers
Though it may feel as though we’re nearing the end of a predictable 10-year lending cycle, self-storage borrowers remain on solid footing as we head into 2018. Here’s a summary of the common debt products available.
Devon Self Storage Acquires 21-Story U-Stor-It Property in Chicago
Devon Self Storage, a California-based operator that owns or manages 46 facilities nationwide, has acquired a 21-story U-Stor-It facility in downtown Chicago. The building on S. Wabash Avenue comprises 95,589 net rentable square feet, according to a pr…
PTI Partners With Banyan Hills Technologies to Provide Self-Storage ‘Core’ Cloud Platform
PTI Security Systems, a provider of access-control and security solutions for the self-storage industry, has partnered with Banyan Hills Technologies to bring an end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) cloud platform to market. IoT is the interconnection o…
Superior Storage Seeks to Build 3-Story Self-Storage Facility in New Orleans
Update 1/15/18 – The planning commission voted unanimously this week to recommend Kolb’s self-storage facility for approval. The project would combine 13 lots, comprising most of a city block and wrapping around a cluster of homes, accordin…
GreenSpace Innovates Self-Storage Development Process for Eco-Friendly, Multi-Story Projects
Texas entrepreneurs David Ledoux and Rick Stockton have launched a new concept in self-storage development. Learn how they’re incorporating stacked shipping containers to build eco-friendly facilities.