February 20, 2013 8:02 PM
The evolution of the self storage industry has been an interesting one. The industry began simply as a place for people to store personal belongings. The industry then morphed into one that also offered moving services. It changed again when it started offering storage in containers instead of various sized rooms in a facility. [More]
November 6, 2012 4:02 PM
Today is an important day in the news. Not only is it election day here in the United States, there is a lot of action going on in the self storage industry. Here's a roundup of only three items in today's news. [More]
September 18, 2012 6:31 PM
Many college students heave a big sigh of relief once they graduate. No more tests. No more research papers. No more final exams. But does that mean no more learning? Hopefully not.
Abraham Lincoln said, "I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday." The premise behind Lincoln’s quote is that people should learn something everyday. They should continue growing, improving, and stretching themselves. This premise also applies to those who work in the self storage industry. [More]
August 28, 2012 5:48 PM
In days of yore, when children grew up they lived next door to their parents and grandparents. Or, they lived just around the corner so all generations lived in close proximity.
Gone are those days. Children live in different states than their parents – and sometimes even in different countries. Today’s society is mobile and people often need a temporary place to store personal items during their moving process. [More]