News »

Small business advice roundup: Groupon goes after Yelp and Google

Small business advice roundup: Groupon goes after Yelp and Google

October 24, 2014, No Comments
Here at The Storage Facilitator, we know you don’t have time to spend hours each day scouring the Internet for insights into how to grow your [Read on]

Marketing »

John Dunlap: How to use PR to separate your facility from the competition

John Dunlap: How to use PR to separate your facility from the competition

October 6, 2014, No Comments
Think globally, act locally. John Dunlap developed this eight-syllable recipe for public relations success in the self-storage industry while [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 »

Why video surveillance is important in self-storage

Why video surveillance is important in self-storage

October 20, 2014, 2 Comments
The importance of video surveillance in self-storage can’t be underestimated. Think about it: You’re operating a facility, potentially several [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, 1 Comment
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]