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Louisiana Self Storage Raises Money for American Heart Association

by Holly Robinson October 31, 2012 6:10 PM
Recently, we have written about several self storage facilities across the United States who have partnered with Charity Storage to raise money for various charities. Fort Knox Climate Controlled Self Storage in Louisiana has now joined the ranks of those working with Charity Storage. [More]

Storage Post Renovates a Recently Acquired Facility

by Kim Kilpatrick July 20, 2012 3:53 PM
When one business acquires another business, there are a lot of things to do to adapt the new company into the existing one. One item on the to-do list is to bring the newly acquired business under the branding of the business that made the purchase. Such is the case for Storage Post. They recently finished renovations of a facility that they purchased in Louisiana. [More]

News Round-Up in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson May 14, 2012 3:12 PM
Two self storage facilities in Wyoming will be holding their second annual garage sale and raffle. Walsh Drive Storage in Casper and Interstate Storage Solutions in Evansville are sponsoring this event as a fund raiser for the Youth Crisis Center (YCC). Last year their garage sale raised $5,000. They want to raise $6,000 this year. [More]

Louisiana Self Storage Facilities Doing Their Part for the Community

by Winnie Hsiu December 2, 2011 5:28 PM
Around this time of year many families find themselves in dire need of something most of us take for granted—holiday cheer. When you have trouble keeping warm, don’t know if you and your family are going to have a roof over head tomorrow night, or where your next meal is going to come from. A handful of self storage facilities in Louisiana are doing what they can to relieve one of those concerns for needy families. [More]

SBOA Raises Money for Katrina Survivors

by John Stevens October 4, 2010 11:28 PM
During the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in New Orleans last week, self storage owners, operators, developers, suppliers, and other self storage industry members did more than just network and attend workshops. One group of attendees busied themselves raising money for the St. Bernard Project, to help with the ongoing needs of victims of Hurricane Katrina. [More]

Save on Moving, Packing, and Organizing Supplies During Sales Tax Holidays

by John Stevens August 6, 2010 11:47 PM
Several states have instituted sales tax holidays this August, to give families a break while shopping for school supplies and to stimulate local economies. Many retail stores are offering special deals to coincide with tax-free days. Although the tax holidays are intended for back to school shoppers, many packing and organizing supplies, such as strapping tape and file folders, will be tax-free as well. People who are thinking of moving their files into storage, or decluttering a home in preparation for putting it on the market, may want to take advantage of the August tax-free holidays. [More]