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You Don’t Need Millions to Invest in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens April 16, 2014 11:09 PM
When people think of investing in a business they know it is going to cost them a pretty penny. For just about any business—self storage and otherwise—it takes some serious capital to get the endeavor off the ground; hundreds of thousands if not millions. Not everyone can get that kind of money together. [More]

New Self Storage Business Model Becoming Popular

by Kim Kilpatrick December 9, 2013 10:56 PM
In 1969, the computer that NASA used to put a man on the moon filled a whole room. It had only 64 kilobytes of memory. Fast forward to 2013. The iPad Mini is only 7.87 inches tall, 5.3 inches wide, weighs .73 pound, and comes with either 16, 32, 64, or 128 gigabytes of storage space. It’s an understatement to say that computers have drastically changed over the years since 1969.

Computers are not the only things that have changed over the years. The self storage industry has change -- and is currently undergoing some remarkable changes. [More]

Boxbee Storage is Open for Business

by Tony Gonzalez May 20, 2013 7:15 PM
The boxes are free. Pickup is free. Instead of having a storage unit that is only half full, customers only pay for that space that is needed. That in a nutshell describes Boxbee – a simple urban storage solution. [More]
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