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Canadian Moving and Storage Business Offers Free Class

by Kim Kilpatrick April 3, 2014 9:59 PM
Do you know anybody who has moved from one location to another one and in the process had something valuable break? If you live in the area of Richmond, Canada (part of the metro Vancouver, British Columbia area), there is help so that these accidents can be avoided. Ferguson Moving & Storage is offering a complimentary course that teaches people how to move and how to take the stress out of moving. [More]

UK Self Storage Company Proves it Pays to Work Smarter

by John Stevens April 2, 2014 11:19 PM
If it was easy to succeed in business—self storage or otherwise--than everyone would do it. Everyone would be living the American dream and starting a business of their own. It doesn’t work that way of course. No, success isn’t as easy as just starting something. You have to put in hard work to make it a success. [More]

Storage.com Records Growth in The First Quarter of 2014

by Kim Kilpatrick April 2, 2014 9:56 PM
Storage.com, an online self storage directory, launched its native membership on January 1, 2014. The first quarter of this year has been very successful. They report that over 2,000 storage facilities throughout the United States are now using their services. This includes more than 8,000 locations nation wide.

Their business model is a low-risk one for self storage owners and managers. It is a pay-for-performance model. [More]

Los Angeles Self Storage Facility Redefines What it Means to Rock

by Winnie Hsiu April 1, 2014 11:35 PM
The self storage industry is many things. It’s a thriving business and a solid investment. Thanks to a few reality television shows it’s a pop culture phenomenon. It’s been a major character in recent movies and had long played a role in many television shows. It’s even been the site of an MMA training facility—but the hottest music venue in town? [More]

Two Things Needed for Self Storage Facilities in Asia

by Tony Gonzalez April 1, 2014 9:19 PM
In the United States, self storage is a $24 billion dollar business. Publically traded self storage businesses continue to out perform the S&P 500 and there are over 50,000 facilities in the United States. But, how is the self storage industry in Asia?

In places such as Singapore, Japan, and Hong Kong, the self storage business is flourishing. But, in two of Asia’s largest markets – India and China – it is non-existent. [More]
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