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Attracting haunted houses to your self-storage facility

Attracting haunted houses to your self-storage facility

Allie Johnson October 2, 2015 0

Haunted house operators have ghastly amounts of stuff to store, so it would seem they’d make great self-storage tenants. But it turns out some of their storage practices are downright scary. Once Halloween is

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9 questions with self-storage capital advisor Noel Cain

9 questions with self-storage capital advisor Noel Cain

Alexander Harris September 29, 2015 0

Looking for a loan? If you are like most self-storage operators in the business there is a pretty good chance you are at least thinking about refinancing. You may also be one of the

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8 ways to make the most of down season

8 ways to make the most of down season

Emmet Pierce August 28, 2015 0

Self-storage facilities typically see business slow down around Labor Day, but there are plenty of ways for you to make the most of this time instead of trying to get to the next level

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Appreciating employees on Labor Day and beyond

Appreciating employees on Labor Day and beyond

Deb Hipp August 21, 2015 0

There’s a lot more to Labor Day than marking the last time this summer that you’ll wear white shorts or grill burgers in the backyard. Sure, it’s a great one-day tribute to American workers

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9 promo item ideas to market your facility

9 promo item ideas to market your facility

Liz Wolf August 18, 2015 1

When it comes to using promotional items to market your facility, experts say it pays to be clever when coming up with ideas for products — and it also helps if they work with

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Should you replace your self-storage facility’s roof?

Should you replace your self-storage facility’s roof?

Emmet Pierce August 17, 2015 1

Replacing the roof of a self-storage facility can be a costly project, so how do you know when it is the right time to get it done? Signs that your facility needs a new

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Extra Space takes auctions online with StorageTreasures

Extra Space takes auctions online with StorageTreasures

Alexander Harris August 14, 2015 0

Extra Space Storage will hold all of its auctions online through a new partnership with StorageTreasures. “They chose to switch from live auctions to online auctions because our platform makes it easier for a

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Operating Blind: How a blind storage owner found success

Operating Blind: How a blind storage owner found success

Jay MacDonald August 10, 2015 1

David Talley never let his lack of sight stop him from doing anything–including opening and operating a self-storage facility for the last 25 years. The 64-year-old was born blind due to a hereditary condition

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Operator Spotlight: Lewisville Self Storage hits marketing sweet spot

Operator Spotlight: Lewisville Self Storage hits marketing sweet spot

Alexander Harris April 7, 2015 0

About four years ago, Lewisville Self Storage had a problem. Its occupancy levels were not up to par, despite being located alongside Interstate 35, a heavily trafficked stretch of highway north of Dallas. Lewisville

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