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Self Storage Facility to Look Like No Other

by Kim Kilpatrick April 19, 2013 9:04 PM
Henry David Thoreau once said that the world is but a canvas to our imagination. What he is referring to is the ability for people to do whatever they want to do in life; that if they can imagine it they can do it. One self storage company recently had a vision of something they wanted to do. Through a little creative use of their (and other’s) imagination they got it done. [More]

Beauty Abounds in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson March 12, 2013 7:27 PM
The self storage industry has been steadily kicking one stigma that it has been saddled with to the curb—that it is not a very attractive industry; that facilities take away from the community rather than add to it. Facilities are now winning awards for their appearance and are often applauded for their landscaping and just their overall appearance. [More]

Self Storage Company’s Whales May Soon Go into Hiding

by Holly Robinson August 17, 2012 8:24 PM
One of the many things a business—self storage or otherwise—needs to do in order to succeed is make sure that there is something about it that people will remember. Of course the obvious answer is to provide a superior product; everyone wants that. That will get customers, or in the case of the self storage industry tenants, talking about the business, but what about everyone else? [More]

A Touch Paint Can Make a World of Difference

by Winnie Hsiu December 23, 2011 3:35 PM
Ask anyone that buys an old self storage facility (or any other previously owned business) what the first thing they plan on doing is and they will likely say that they will be throwing a new coat of paint on the old building to give a new, vibrant look; to make the building look nice. [More]