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Educational Opportunities at Self Storage Conferences

by John Stevens July 7, 2011 2:09 PM
People go to college with the hopes of getting the education they need to survive in the real, every day working world. While that piece of paper they get four to five years and thousands of dollars later will help them get their foot in the door, it does not mean they know everything that they need to know. [More]

Educational Opportunities at Self Storage Conferences

by John Stevens July 7, 2011 2:07 PM
People go to college with the hopes of getting the education they need to survive in the real, every day working world. While that piece of paper they get four to five years and thousands of dollars later will help them get their foot in the door, it does not mean they know everything that they need to know. [More]

Educational Opportunities at Self Storage Conferences

by John Stevens July 7, 2011 2:07 PM
People go to college with the hopes of getting the education they need to survive in the real, every day working world. While that piece of paper they get four to five years and thousands of dollars later will help them get their foot in the door, it does not mean they know everything that they need to know. [More]

Little Things Can Make the Difference for your Self Storage Facility

by Winnie Hsiu July 6, 2011 4:48 PM
There is an old saying that everyone’s mother (or maybe grandmother) said at one time or another—it’s the little things that count. What they were trying to tell us is to pay attention to the details, because doing so can be the difference between success and failure or in terms that the business world can appreciate, making no money, a little money, or making a lot. [More]

Lock Up Self Storage Joining Ranks of Solar Panel Use

by John Stevens July 6, 2011 7:38 AM
The Lock Up Self Storage has jumped onto the renewable energy bandwagon, to continue its commitment to help protect the environment and contain electricity costs. The Chicago-based self storage company with more than 30 climate controlled storage facilities nationwide, has taken the eco-friendly step of installing solar panels in its Livingston and Westood New Jersey facilities. [More]

Old Air Force Hanger in Denver Converts into Unique and Sustainable Self Storage Facility

by John Stevens July 5, 2011 5:25 PM
A unique conversion of an old Air Force hanger into a self storage facility is underway in Denver, Colo. The design layout in the massive hanger consists of 65,000 sq. ft. of storage in 600 units which will be combined with restaurants, retail and office space, giving the complex a distinct marketing advantage. [More]

Make Your Self Storage Customers Never Want to Leave

by Kim Kilpatrick July 5, 2011 1:17 PM
Without a superior product, a business will go under in time. Catchy marketing and low prices can save it for a period of time, but eventually people will wise up. At the same time, the best of products can have a hard time turning a profit for owners if the pitch is not right. Either way, success comes down to how well you can talk with people. [More]

Going Green Becoming a Common Thing for Self Storage Facilities in New Jersey

by John Stevens July 2, 2011 5:11 PM
When you picture a place that goes by the name of ‘Garden State’ pleasant images of beautiful gardens, green pastures, and picturesque blue skies comes to mind. You think of the environment in which we all live, one that we must take care of so that future generations don’t have to go to history books to see pictures of grass. [More]

New Online Rapid Booking System Offered by Centreforce Technology

by John Stevens July 1, 2011 9:04 AM
In these high-tech times, people looking to rent a self storage unit want instantaneous information and action. A new, online booking system released by RapidStor specifically for the self storage industry offers customers real-time prices for units and gives them the option of an immediate move-in. [More]
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