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Navigating zoning laws in the new development cycle

Navigating zoning laws in the new development cycle

November 9, 2015, 3 Comments on Navigating zoning laws in the new development cycle
Pitching new self-storage facilities to municipalities has traditionally been a tough sell, and many operators are finding that not much has changed [Read on]

Operations »

3 deferred maintenance nightmares and how to avoid them

3 deferred maintenance nightmares and how to avoid them

January 4, 2016, 3 Comments on 3 deferred maintenance nightmares and how to avoid them
One of the worst mistakes a self-storage facility operator can make is to defer property maintenance until routine repairs become very costly to [Read on]

Financial »

Beat the clock: Last minute tax tips for facility owners

Beat the clock: Last minute tax tips for facility owners

December 14, 2015, No Comments on Beat the clock: Last minute tax tips for facility owners
As the calendar winds down on 2015, thoughts naturally turn to holiday cheer, plans to ring in a new year – and taxes. Now is the time to start [Read on]

Technology »

One quick fix to make your website better

One quick fix to make your website better

October 6, 2015, No Comments on One quick fix to make your website better
As busy self-storage operators, you might not give a second thought to the formatting of your web address. It is important however, to stop every now [Read on]

News »

Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility

Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility

November 2, 2015, 2 Comments on Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility
Wave Self Storage in downtown St. Louis has found a new way to cultivate extra revenue. The climate-controlled facility recently signed a new [Read on]

Marketing »

How to use Facebook to market your facility

How to use Facebook to market your facility

December 21, 2015, 1 Comment on How to use Facebook to market your facility
With 1.55 billion users, Facebook offers a huge marketing opportunity for self-storage facilities. It’s free to create a Facebook page, which [Read on]