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Opening and Expanding Self Storage - A Good Business Decision

by John Stevens May 24, 2011 6:42 AM
The self storage industry is a $22 billion dollar business that is thriving in the United States, enjoying economic growth as the country faces an economic recession. Currently, low variable rates and limited day-to-day obligations make self storage a less demanding industry to break into than apartment rentals or running a laundromat. New businesses are opening every day and this industry that is 90 percent owned by entrepreneurs was named one of the best industries for starting a business in 2010 by Inc. magazine. [More]

Loan Company and Lender Join Forces to Smooth the Financing Process for Self Storage Businesses

by John Stevens December 2, 2010 11:30 AM
A well-known loan advisory firm and a nationally-recognized lender are teaming up to better provide SBA and USDA B&I loans to the self storage industry. The BSC Group LLC and Quadrant Financial, Inc. have joined to offer clients a new and specialized system that allows them to gain the expertise of both companies in a one-stop shop operation. [More]

SBA Loans Now Being Bestowed Upon the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens November 5, 2010 11:24 AM
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has finally opened its arms to the self storage industry, changing its loan guidelines and now making such businesses eligible to apply for loans that were never open to them before. [More]