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History Abounds in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson May 8, 2012 9:22 PM
When the average person thinks about the self storage industry they imagine a group of buildings that consist of nothing but garage type space and glorified closets. They see a lot of buildings that hold a lot of stuff; maybe some of the stuff belongs to them, maybe it doesn’t. What they do not see is that inside those garage type spaces and glorified closets lay countless pieces of history. [More]

Who Do You Think You Are?—the Self Storage Edition

by Winnie Hsiu April 19, 2012 9:15 PM
Do most of us really know where we came from? Not just where we were born, but where our family first originated? Do we know the little secrets that helped shape who they were and in essence helped shape who we are? There is a television show on NBC, Who Do You Think You Are?, that helps celebrities answer those questions. [More]

Innovation Abounds in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez October 10, 2011 8:25 PM
When the first car was made, just being able to get from point A to point B faster than a horse was considered sufficient. Now we have cars that can go from 0 to 60 in a matter of seconds all while the kids sit in the back seat watching Sponge Bob on a DVD player. [More]

To Appreciate the Future of the Self Storage Industry it Helps to Know the Past

by Tony Gonzalez October 3, 2011 6:37 PM
How many of us have been told at one time or another that we don’t appreciate what we have? Did the accuser follow that statement up by talking about how when they were kids that they used to walk to school in the snow up hill, both ways (and they liked it)? [More]