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Thieves hit 87 units at Public Storage facility

Thieves hit 87 units at Public Storage facility

September 30, 2014, 1 Comment
Thieves broke into 87 units Sept. 26 at a Public storage facility in Spring, TX, a Houston suburb. According to the Harris County Precinct 4 [Read on]

Marketing »

Screen success: How to produce a great marketing video

Screen success: How to produce a great marketing video

September 12, 2014, No Comments
A search of YouTube for self-storage videos turns up something for everyone. There’s the classic facility tour (with or without golf cart), the [Read on]

Financial »

To understand the value of a self-storage facility, you’ve got to know NOI

To understand the value of a self-storage facility, you’ve got to know NOI

July 21, 2014, No Comments
If you’re looking into buying, selling or refinancing a self-storage facility, one of the most important things you need to do know is the [Read on]

Technology »

OpenTech’s new XpressCollect designed to ease the pain of past-due collections

OpenTech’s new XpressCollect designed to ease the pain of past-due collections

September 22, 2014, No Comments
Self-storage managers spend a significant amount of time every month on the dreaded collections process while owners are losing money because [Read on]

Mom-and-Pops »

Should you hire a self-storage broker when you’re ready to sell?

Should you hire a self-storage broker when you’re ready to sell?

September 24, 2014, No Comments
When Arvid Albanese decided to sell his eight-facility Best Florida Storage portfolio in South Florida, the first thing he did was call a [Read on]

REITs »

Public Storage vs. Extra Space showdown: Which one wins in customer loyalty?

Public Storage vs. Extra Space showdown: Which one wins in customer loyalty?

August 12, 2014, No Comments
From a size standpoint, Public Storage is the No. 1 self-storage operator in the U.S., and Extra Space Storage is No. [Read on]