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3 Texas cities lead U.S. in self-storage job openings, Indeed.com says

3 Texas cities lead U.S. in self-storage job openings, Indeed.com says

September 8, 2014, No Comments
If you’re looking for a job in the self-storage industry, the Lone Star State appears to be the place to be. Three Texas cities top a list of [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 »

Scared of software? Here are 7 steps for overcoming your fear of technology

Scared of software? Here are 7 steps for overcoming your fear of technology

August 26, 2014, No Comments
Feeling tentative about technology? If so, you’re in good company. “We’re all teetering on the edge of being stressed out by all the [Read on]

Mom-and-Pops »

Attention, independent operators: Here are 12 tips for beating the REITs

Attention, independent operators: Here are 12 tips for beating the REITs

August 29, 2014, No Comments
Remember the biblical smackdown between David and Goliath? The little guy won by playing to his strengths. The same can hold true for [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]