Converting Existing Buildings To Self-Storage Facilities

Self-storage facilities continue to be popular and in demand in many locations across the country, but finding the right place to build one can sometimes be tricky. In many market areas, rather than constructing a new facility, converting an existing building for self-storage is a great alternative. For example, an underutilized warehouse building may make a lot of sense for …

Outsourcing Self-Storage Management

Outsourcing Self Management: Finding Your Comfort Level for Optimal Success The operating systems, marketing campaigns, sales programs and performance reporting come pre-installed. Outsourcing Self-Storage Management: Finding Your Comfort Level for Optimal Success – Inside Self-Storage

Multi-Story Case Study: Tri-Village Self Storage in Columbus, OH

As self-storage continues to permeate infill markets, many developers are designing multi-story properties to take advantage of small building footprints. Multi-Story Case Study: Tri-Village Self Storage in Columbus, OH thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Public Storage leads self-storage names lower following Irma – Seeking Alpha

Finance News Daily Public Storage leads self-storage names lower following Irma All of Public Storage’s (PSA -2.5%) Florida properties (284), and nine in So. Carolina and Georgia are temporarily closed while Irma blows through. The impact to them from the storm is not yet known. Public Storage leads self-storage names lower following Irma – Seeking Alpha thumbnail courtesy of seekingalpha.com

Shipping containers re-purposed for self-storage

GreenSpace Holdings, a Houston-based self-storage developer, has launched its first project using recycled shipping containers to save money and help the environment. The company has broken ground on a 1,017-unit facility to be operated by CubeSmart at 2515 Westminister Road in Pearland. Site work is just getting underway on a two-acre parcel in a growing area with new shopping centers …

5 Things Self-Storage Operators Need to Know About Taking Payments

With the multitude of payment types available and widening consumer demand, it’s more important than ever for self-storage operators to understand the complexities of credit cards, recurring payments and e-checks. Here are five things you should know about customer payments. 5 Things Self-Storage Operators Need to Know About Taking Payments thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Use These Tools to Stop Gambling on Self-Storage Facility Value

One of the looming questions for any self-storage owner or would-be investor is how to best determine the value of an existing facility. Use These Tools to Stop Gambling on Self-Storage Facility Value thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Secret Man Cave Built Inside a Storage Unit – Channel Introduction

One man builds a secret hangout inside a 10’x30′ storage unit. He started out with an idea and ended up with more than he could bargain for. This video shows Secret Man Cave Built Inside a Storage Unit – Channel Introduction thumbnail courtesy of youtube.com

Merit Hill Capital Launches $300 Million Self-Storage Fund – Inside Self-Storage

Merit Hill Capital Launches $300 Million Self FundInside SelfMerit Hill Capital LP, an investment firm launched late last year to pursue self-storage acquisitions and development opportunities, is under contract to purchase two properties, with a third in its pipeline. Merit Hill Capital Launches $300 Million Self-Storage Fund – Inside Self-Storage thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Self-Storage REIT Extra Space Celebrates 40 Years in Business – Inside Self-Storage

Sports PerspectivesSelf REIT Extra Space Celebrates 40 Years in BusinessInside SelfExtra Space Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT) and third-party management company, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Self-Storage REIT Extra Space Celebrates 40 Years in Business – Inside Self-Storage thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Using Eye-Catching Themes to Propel Self-Storage Design

Racecars. A barn. Firefighters. While these concepts may seem like they have nothing in common, they’re all being used in a unique way to create an eye-catching, memorable design for a self-storage facility. Using Eye-Catching Themes to Propel Self-Storage Design thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com