The Ultimate Junk Drawer

Is your stuff really worth what it’s costing you to store it? There’s nothing like a couple of episodes of the reality television show Hoarders to make even the biggest clutter bug want to get rid of something. To be honest, I’ve watched that show just once, and that was enough to last for the […]

How to Start a Storage Business

People are on the move, and they need self storage units. They are changing jobs, buying houses, going to college, downsizing and more. A business may also need a self-storage facility. A business might need to temporarily store a piece of equipment or products while remodeling or moving. With so many possibilities for profit, it’s […]

Storage unit damage: Who is responsible if insects or rodents attack?

Too often, you don’t think about needing a protection plan until it’s too late. But, if you are renting a storage unit, or considering renting one, you need to hear what happened to one woman whose items were damaged. Kara McCormick needed storage during a recent move. So she rented a unit at an Extra […]

Manhattan Mini Storage’s Price Tag Highlights Self-Storage’s Appeal

One of the city’s best-known moving companies is hawking their properties for a price that would make the cast of A&E’s “Storage Wars” do a triple take. Edison Properties, the owner of Manhattan Mini Storage, hired Eastdil Secured to unload 3.1 million square feet of storage space for more than $3 billion, at a time […]

4 Key Security Features to Look for in a Self-Storage Unit

4 Key Security Features to Look for in a Self-Storage Unit   Nowadays, the need for that “additional space” has been growing. From sheltered parking lots to garages, individuals need storage units to place their vehicles/belongings. For this reason, they are turning to commercial self-storage units that come with all the required security features. If […]

Brookfield Explores $1.3 Billion Sale of Simply Self Storage

(Bloomberg)—Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is exploring a sale of real estate company Simply Self Storage, which could fetch about $1.3 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The alternative asset manager, working with advisers, has fielded interest from prospective suitors, said the people, who requested anonymity because the discussions are private. A Brookfield […]

Don’t Make These Self-Storage Mistakes

There are many mistakes you can make when it comes to finding the right self-storage for your needs. Storage units come in a variety of configurations from many different companies. Understanding the industry will help you pick the right unit for your current use case. You also need to understand your area to know which […]

Advantages of Boat Self-Storage!

If you own a boat, then boat storage in WA becomes very crucial for you. Owning a boat will provide you the opportunities to enjoy in the water. Whether you’re making short or long trips, taking proper care of your boat is really very important. You must also be aware of the boat storage units […]

Why Sustainability Is The Future Of The Self-Storage Industry

You probably never really thought of the storage industry as being a leader in environmentalism. However, the self-storage industry has focused on environmentally friendly initiatives for a while now. Colleen Quinn, an author at Apartment Therapy published an article on eco-friendly storage back in 2008. She talked about a lot of changes that the industry […]