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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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7 self-storage operators to watch in 2014

7 self-storage operators to watch in 2014

Alexander Harris December 30, 2013 1

Without a doubt, 2013 wound up being an exciting year for the self-storage industry. While the publicly traded REITs dominated the big portfolio deals of the year, many smaller private operators sought to expand

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Alleged counterfeiting rings busted at two storage facilities in New York City

Alleged counterfeiting rings busted at two storage facilities in New York City

John Donegan December 4, 2013 0

A three-year sting operation ended Nov. 19 as authorities dismantled four alleged counterfeiting rings in New York City. Operating out of self-storage facilities in the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, the

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Festive facilities: Self-storage operators embrace the holiday season

Festive facilities: Self-storage operators embrace the holiday season

Liz Wolf December 2, 2013 0

The holidays don’t have to be a “down” season for self-storage facilities. With a little ingenuity, facility managers can drum up business by offering special promotions and programs. And it doesn’t have to cost

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New York firm shoots for status as self-storage REIT

New York firm shoots for status as self-storage REIT

Alexander Harris November 26, 2013 0

A New York investment firm is on the path toward becoming a publicly traded self-storage REIT. Self Storage Group Inc. is the new name for the New York company formerly known as Global Income

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Forecast looks sunny for self-storage in Seattle

Forecast looks sunny for self-storage in Seattle

Kerry Curry November 20, 2013 0

Seattlemay be known for dreary weather, but the Emerald City has plenty for the self-storage industry to like other than coffee. Starbucks isn’t the only big employer to call the region home and employ

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U-Haul portfolio surpasses 40 million square feet of owned storage

U-Haul portfolio surpasses 40 million square feet of owned storage

John Egan November 12, 2013 1

The four big self-storage REITs aren’t the only publicly traded companies that are adding self-storage space at a dizzying pace. Amerco, the Reno, NV-based parent company of move-it-yourself giant U-Haul International Inc., reported Nov.

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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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The Art of Employee Training in Self-Storage

The Art of Employee Training in Self-Storage

Beth Mattson-Teig October 2, 2013 4

The days when a self-storage operator could hire a manager or even a part-time worker to sit behind a counter and simply mind the store are long gone. REITs and larger management companies have

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