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Navigating zoning laws in the new development cycle

Navigating zoning laws in the new development cycle

November 9, 2015, 3 Comments on Navigating zoning laws in the new development cycle
Pitching new self-storage facilities to municipalities has traditionally been a tough sell, and many operators are finding that not much has changed [Read on]

Operations »

3 deferred maintenance nightmares and how to avoid them

3 deferred maintenance nightmares and how to avoid them

January 4, 2016, 3 Comments on 3 deferred maintenance nightmares and how to avoid them
One of the worst mistakes a self-storage facility operator can make is to defer property maintenance until routine repairs become very costly to [Read on]

Financial »

Beat the clock: Last minute tax tips for facility owners

Beat the clock: Last minute tax tips for facility owners

December 14, 2015, No Comments on Beat the clock: Last minute tax tips for facility owners
As the calendar winds down on 2015, thoughts naturally turn to holiday cheer, plans to ring in a new year – and taxes. Now is the time to start [Read on]

Technology »

One quick fix to make your website better

One quick fix to make your website better

October 6, 2015, 1 Comment on One quick fix to make your website better
As busy self-storage operators, you might not give a second thought to the formatting of your web address. It is important however, to stop every now [Read on]

News »

Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility

Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility

November 2, 2015, 2 Comments on Rooftop farm lands on St. Louis self-storage facility
Wave Self Storage in downtown St. Louis has found a new way to cultivate extra revenue. The climate-controlled facility recently signed a new [Read on]

Marketing »

How to use Facebook to market your facility

How to use Facebook to market your facility

December 21, 2015, 1 Comment on How to use Facebook to market your facility
With 1.55 billion users, Facebook offers a huge marketing opportunity for self-storage facilities. It’s free to create a Facebook page, which [Read on]