Contributing Editors

Solar Energy Continues to be a Growing Trend in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson July 1, 2013 11:29 PM
There are two things that businesses—self storage and otherwise—are always trying to reduce. They want their customer attrition rate to be lower (or non-existent) and their expenses. One significant cost that every business would like to reduce is their energy bill. What better way to do that than to install solar panels? [More]

Greenbox is Downtown Denver's First Green Self Storage Facility

by Winnie Hsiu January 29, 2013 2:03 PM
Denver is getting greener. No, they aren't improving their landscaping and planting more trees and shrubs. Instead, more and more solar panels are popping up on buildings and homes around the town. Greenbox Self Storage is one of the newest businesses sporting solar panels. The facility recently opened in downtown Denver and is the first sustainable self storage facility in the downtown area. It is the first LEED-certified self storage building in Denver and the first newly constructed storage building built downtown in over a decade. [More]

Who Will Satisfy the Demand for Self Storage?

by Holly Robinson June 12, 2012 6:32 PM
Many people decide to take the ultimate financial plunge every year and go into business for themselves. Stepping out on a limb and risking your financial future in hopes of obtaining a better one can be pretty scary. That’s why it is vital that entrepreneurs make the right decision when they decide to take that plunge. [More]