Contributing Editors

The Self Storage Market Continues to Grow in Singapore

by Kim Kilpatrick February 25, 2014 7:41 PM
It’s all about people and space. There are 5.31 million people living in Singapore. After Monaco, it is the second densest sovereign state in the world. The average income has tripled since 1990. This means that the middle class is growing and those are the people who have a growing need for self storage. [More]

SpareFoot Sponsors Selfie Photo Contest

by Winnie Hsiu September 5, 2013 4:32 PM
Austin is a cool place. It's trendy. It is the mecca that draws new college grads and millennials. It sports foot trucks especially for dogs and it is home to techies and hippies. Part of that cool techie scene is SpareFoot, an online marketplace where customers can find and reserve storage units online. [More]

Southern Self Storage Expanding in Port Richey, Florida

by Holly Robinson April 8, 2013 1:45 PM
Southern Self Storage recently acquired a facility in Port Richey, Florida, located on 6647 Embassy Blvd. The facility was originally Embassy One U-Store. The facility has over 52,000 square feet.

“This facility has many of the qualities that we look for,” says Regional Manager Donald Toler. “It’s centrally located and already has a great tenant base that we can build on. The facility has 461 units with approximately 70% air conditioned space to non-air conditioned space which is an ideal mix that we typically look for.” [More]

Southern Self Storage Gives Away an iPad

by Tony Gonzalez December 14, 2012 9:15 PM
Southern Self Storage, in Florida, recently announced the winner of their iPad Giveaway Sweepstakes. Kim Johnson is the grand prize winner of a brand new Apple iPad. Grady Stephens is the second prize winner and will receive two months free storage. [More]

Door to Door Storage in Texas Participates in Home Makeover

by John Stevens December 3, 2012 2:47 PM
Last year, fires raged across the state of Texas. Several factors led up to making it the worst fire in the state's history. First, there were record breaking temperatures. There were drought conditions throughout the state. The earth dried and cracked. Vegetation died. A tropical storm off the coast of Louisiana blew high winds which fanned the fires. Homes had been built in places where there were lots of brush and undergrowth. To top it off, the state's fire grant program was cut by two-thirds. Firefighters were understaffed with no money to pay for reinforcements. On Sunday, September 4th, nearly sixty fires started on that day alone. [More]