South Carolina Gov. signs Year’s first Self Storage Bill
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed 2014′s first piece of legislation meant to improve self storage laws. The two-plus year effort was led by the SSA, with the South Carolina SSA and lobbyist McGuire Woods of Columbia. Among other provisions the new law enables email and first…
6 things you need to know about your competitors
Ever wonder what your self-storage competitors are up to? Of course, you do.
Our partner SpareFoot regularly surveys the more than 7,000 facilities in its self-storage network (including SelfStorage.com), and those surveys reveal…
SpareFoot debuts blog for self-storage industry
SelfStorage.com partner SpareFoot has rolled out a new blog devoted to news and analysis about the self-storage industry.
The SpareFoot Storage Beat is a one-stop destination for information about what’s happening in the self-storage industry. Self-storage topics that’ll be covered include…
8 tips for dealing with a crisis at your facility
Mike McCown never gave a thought to developing a crisis communications plan or defending his storage facility against bad publicity until terrible news arrived on his doorstep.
McCown, who manufactures…
Demand grows for movable storage units
For a long time, self-storage owners and operators have been frustrated by obstacles at their facilities such as utility lines and property setbacks. These days, self-storage professionals are discovering a new option…