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How linking up on LinkedIn can benefit your business

How linking up on LinkedIn can benefit your business

Beth Mattson-Teig January 29, 2015 0

In general, self-storage operators have been slow to embrace social media. But that tide is turning as operators realize they need to go where their customers are these days—online. LinkedIn, a platform for professional

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Solar power is heating up in the self-storage industry

Solar power is heating up in the self-storage industry

Beth Mattson-Teig July 2, 2014 4

The self-storage industry is tuning in to the potential savings of solar power. Owners both large and small are finding a way to put rooftops to use to slash energy bills and boost net

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Demand grows for movable storage units

Demand grows for movable storage units

Beth Mattson-Teig March 19, 2014 3

For a long time, self-storage owners and operators have been frustrated by obstacles at their facilities such as utility lines and property setbacks. These days, self-storage professionals are discovering a new option for maximizing

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Going vertical: High land costs fuel multistory self-storage development

Going vertical: High land costs fuel multistory self-storage development

Beth Mattson-Teig February 18, 2014 0

Drive by the latest self-storage facilities being built today and you may need to look twice. The contemporary brick-and-glass facades and multilevel designs make these projects look more like office buildings than storage facilities.

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Will off-market acquisitions in self-storage heat up or cool down in 2014?

Will off-market acquisitions in self-storage heat up or cool down in 2014?

Beth Mattson-Teig January 17, 2014 0

REITs made some big scores on off-market acquisitions in 2013. But such deals may be harder to find in 2014 as more sellers opt for the bidding wars created when they put properties up

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Oil boom fuels interest of self-storage investors

Oil boom fuels interest of self-storage investors

Beth Mattson-Teig November 19, 2013 1

The U.S. oil industry is producing new hot spots for growth that are sparking the interest of self-storage investors. “In Texas, North Dakota, New Mexico and certain parts of Ohio—really anywhere that there is

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Public Storage heads toward $1 billion in acquisitions for 2013

Public Storage heads toward $1 billion in acquisitions for 2013

Beth Mattson-Teig November 7, 2013 0

Public Storage has gone on a big shopping spree in 2013. The Glendale, CA-based self-storage REIT closed on $716 million in acquisitions during the first 10 months of this year, and that volume is

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Stein Investment Group Plots Nationwide Expansion

Stein Investment Group Plots Nationwide Expansion

Beth Mattson-Teig October 30, 2013 0

Atlanta-based Stein Investment Group is in the early stages of developing a national self-storage portfolio. Since buying its first self-storage property in 2010, Stein Investment has established a foothold in the Atlanta market. The

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David vs. Goliath: How the Little Guys in Self-Storage Compete with the Big Boys

David vs. Goliath: How the Little Guys in Self-Storage Compete with the Big Boys

Beth Mattson-Teig October 16, 2013 2

Small self-storage owners and operators are working to prove that size really doesn’t matter. Clearly, the REITs and larger branded self-storage companies represent formidable competition. Yet smaller operators are taking advantage of the many

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