Contributing Editors Co-Sponsors 5K Walk/Run

by Winnie Hsiu April 1, 2013 1:46 PM
On almost any given day, you can read articles in the news about self storage businesses participating in charitable events. Self storage owners are committed to the communities where they are located. They want to improve their communities and to help those who are less fortunate.

These businesses are brick and mortar businesses. They have real buildings where customers can walk in and rent real storage units. But what about self storage business that do not have a ‘physical’ presence but rather have a business in the ‘virtual’ world? [More]

Feuding Self Storage Faciliteis Benefit the Community

by Winnie Hsiu February 25, 2013 7:52 PM
Everyone has heard about the feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys. The feud started when a group of ex-Confederate soldiers murdered a McCoy, who was a returning Union soldier. It was widely believed that a Hatfield was part of the group that killed the McCoy.

A few years later the dispute escalated when a Hadfield had a hog but a McCoy claimed it was his. The judge ruled in favor of the Hatafields based on Bill Staton’s testimony. Bill Staton was a relative of both families. Soon after the ruling, two McCoy brothers killed Staton. [More]

Optivest Properties Announces Upcoming Charity Storage Auction

by Winnie Hsiu February 15, 2013 6:17 PM
In 2009, a year with one of the deepest post-World-War-III recession, over 905 of the average households in the United States donated over $1600 to non-profit and charity organizations. Why, when the economy has tanked and people are struggling financially, do people give to charities? [More]