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The Self-Storage Almanac is Now a Joint Venture

by Tony Gonzalez January 6, 2014 8:37 PM
Two giants in the self storage industry have joined hands to create a cooperative relationship. The Self Storage Association (SSA) and MiniCo Publishing combined efforts to create the 22nd edition of the Self-Storage Almanac. The Almanac is a trusted source of research for self storage professionals and investors. [More]

Mini-Storage Messenger Sponsors Two Free Webinars

by Holly Robinson 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]

Free Webinar on Mastering Sales Practices

by Kim Kilpatrick February 9, 2012 11:21 AM
Spring is right around the corner. And with the advent of spring, homeowners turn their attention to cleaning out their garage or basement and organizing their homes. Where will they put all of their kids' snow clothes, snowboards, skis, sledding tubes, and the snowmobile? What will they do with the furniture in the family room while they are remodeling it? [More]

MiniCo Announces Free Self-Storage Pro Forma Webinar

by Kim Kilpatrick February 9, 2010 6:26 PM
MiniCo Publishing announced today that its next webinar will cover the self-storage pro forma. The webinar, "Understanding a Self-Storage Pro Forma," will be presented by Mike Parham of Noah's Ark Development, a subsidiary of the Parham Group. Parham will cover the following topics:

how to analyze a pro forma overall
anticipated development variables
normal operating expenses
how to determine the cost of development
how to determine the future fair market value [More]

New Webinar Focuses on Solar Roofing for Self-Storage Facilities

by Kim Kilpatrick January 29, 2010 7:03 PM
MiniCo Publishing has announced that it will be hosting another free webinar next month. The webinar, "Above the Roof, Below the Roof: Making Money on Both Sides," will be held February 25, at 1 p.m. ET/ 12 p.m. CT/ 11 a.m. MT/ 10 a.m. PT. MiniCo Publishing webinars often explore ways in which new technology might affect the self-storage industry. For example, earlier this month, MiniCo's webinar focused on how to use social networking sites to support a self-storage business. This month, "Above the Roof, Below the Roof" will focus on another new trend in the self-storage industry: the production of "green" facilities. It will center on the revenue-generating possibilities involved in using the roof of a self-storage facility to collect solar energy and produce electricity. [More]
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