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Gotham Mini Storage Boasts Killer Views of Manhattan–Along With a ‘Very Personable’ Approach

Gotham Mini Storage Boasts Killer Views of Manhattan–Along With a ‘Very Personable’ Approach

Andrew Poitras August 15, 2013 0

As I neared the corner of 10th Avenue and West 39th Street in Manhattan, NY, I briefly glanced down at Google Maps to ensure the blue beacon was floating along in the right direction.

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Some Facilities Uncork the Potential for Wine Storage

Some Facilities Uncork the Potential for Wine Storage

Nick DiUlio August 14, 2013 0

Americans savor wine. Lots of it. Americans now make up the world’s largest wine-drinking market, consuming 13 percent of globally produced wine and racking up more than $34 billion in wine sales in 2012.

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Does LEED Construction Make Sense for Self-Storage?

Does LEED Construction Make Sense for Self-Storage?

Kathryn Hawkins August 13, 2013 0

LEED certification is internationally recognized as the gold standard in green building. By building a LEED-certified self-storage facility, you can minimize your building’s impact on the environment, gain positive attention from your community and

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Use of Payment and Rental Kiosks Growing in Self-Storage Industry

Use of Payment and Rental Kiosks Growing in Self-Storage Industry

Karen Nielsen August 12, 2013 1

Open 24/7 is a nice concept for a self-storage business, and it’s become a reality through the growing use of payment and rental kiosks. In 2012, 9 percent of self-storage facilities in the U.S.

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Self-Storage Man Caves: Great Idea or Big Hassle?

Self-Storage Man Caves: Great Idea or Big Hassle?

Nick DiUlio August 8, 2013 2

On the surface, self-storage units seem like they serve one basic function—the safekeeping of personal belongings. But lately, a handful of facilities across the country have been embracing a novel trend that goes beyond

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Why Does Florida’s Space Coast Lead the U.S. in Per-Capita Self-Storage Space?

Why Does Florida’s Space Coast Lead the U.S. in Per-Capita Self-Storage Space?

Dana Nickola August 7, 2013 1

For four years in a row, the leading location for self-storage space per person in the U.S. has been, ironically, Florida’s Space Coast. The Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville metro area, nestled midway down Florida’s Atlantic coast,

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Why Is Dallas-Fort Worth the U.S. Self-Storage Capital?

Why Is Dallas-Fort Worth the U.S. Self-Storage Capital?

Kerry Curry August 6, 2013 1

With population growth that puts it at the top of metro areas nationwide along with a robust job market, Dallas-Fort Worth stands out as a sort of self-storage mecca. In 2012, the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

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Electronic Gates Provide More than Security

Electronic Gates Provide More than Security

Karen Nielsen August 5, 2013 5

Do self-storage renters care if a facility has an electronic gate? A recent Self Storage Association survey found that 80 percent of renters think it’s an important feature, and nearly half said they’d pay

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Self-Storage Tenant and Manager Help Authorities Bust Ketamine Lab

Self-Storage Tenant and Manager Help Authorities Bust Ketamine Lab

John Donegan August 1, 2013 0

After a self-storage tenant noticed odd odors emanating from a neighboring storage unit, he alerted the manager and a police investigation ensued. Rowley, MA, police officer Matt Zier watched hours of ABZ Self Storage’s

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Self-Storage Facilities Add On-Site Business Ventures

Self-Storage Facilities Add On-Site Business Ventures

Beth Mattson-Teig July 31, 2013 1

Savvy self-storage operators always are on the lookout for ways to ramp up revenue, boost foot traffic and gain a competitive edge in a growing industry. Over the years, properties have dabbled in a

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