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Federal investigators join probe of Extra Space fire

Federal investigators join probe of Extra Space fire

October 29, 2014, No Comments
The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been tapped to help determine the cause of a massive fire at an Extra Space [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, 3 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 »

Lessons from 3 small independent operators that are battling the giants

Lessons from 3 small independent operators that are battling the giants

October 28, 2014, No Comments
While it may seem that the well-capitalized self-storage REITs have all the advantages—including huge marketing budgets, beefed-up staff and deeper [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]