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Another Self Storage Company More Profitable Than Thought

by Winnie Hsiu April 5, 2012 5:57 PM
Everyone gets into business, self storage or otherwise, for the sole purpose of doing one thing—making money. They don’t just want to make a little; they want to make a lot. With the economy in the current state that it’s in, turning a profit has become more challenging. That is where a company called Vertical Consultants has come in handy for a number of self storage properties around the country. [More]

Some Self Storage Companies are Making Money and They Didn’t Know It

by Tony Gonzalez February 14, 2012 8:25 PM
When it comes to the self storage industry—or any other enterprise for that matter—the main focus of the business is to make money. Every business will have make the bulk of it through their primary function, i.e. the self storage industry providing space for self storage, but every company is always looking to make a little more when they can. [More]

The More you do the More you Earn in Self Storage

by Tony Gonzalez August 9, 2011 6:46 PM
There is an old saying that claims that variety is the spice of life; to keep things interesting you have to change it up. The same can be said when it comes to the self storage industry except variety is not necessarily the spice in self storage life. It is the sustenance. [More]

CA Self Storage Unit Used to Hide Base of Cell Phone Tower

by Winnie Hsiu April 28, 2010 10:32 AM
Last night, the community of Brentwood, California approved AT&T's planned construction of a cell phone tower in a self storage facility in a commercial park. The base of the tower will be located inside a storage unit at TownCentre Self Storage, and the top of the tower will be disguised as a fake pine tree. The choice to put the tower inside a self storage unit and to make it look like a pine tree were meant to allay concerns that some neighboring business owners had about the aesthetic appearance of the tower. [More]