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Climber with Double Knee Replacements Leaves for Mt. Everest

by Kim Kilpatrick March 26, 2014 4:25 PM
Do you know anybody that has had a knee replacement? You probably do because more than 600,000 are performed each year in the United States. By 2030, the demand for total knee replacement surgery will exceed 3 million. [More]

Climber with Double Knee Replacements Leaves for Mt. Everest

by Kim Kilpatrick March 26, 2014 4:08 PM
Do you know anybody that has had a knee replacement? You probably do because more than 600,000 are performed each year in the United States. By 2030, the demand for total knee replacement surgery will exceed 3 million. [More]

Growth Occurs at all Levels in the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez December 20, 2013 11:11 PM
Around the holidays it is not unusual for people to grow. Some will do it literally thanks to all the delicious food at parties while others will do it on more of a metaphysical or spiritual level. However it is done, it can occur to a large extent or something on a much smaller level. The same could be said for the self storage industry as well. [More]

Jingle from Contest Hits the Airwaves

by Winnie Hsiu April 9, 2012 4:03 PM
It's pretty heady to win $5,000 in a contest because you created a video jingle. That's a lot of contest money to win. Now, fast forward several months.That jingle is now hitting the airwaves in Las Vegas and the Atlanta metro area. That's another exciting milestone for the creator of the jingle. [More]

New Mobile Device Application from SmartStop(R) Self Storage

by Holly Robinson January 24, 2012 2:04 PM
Every day, more and more companies create applications for smart phones. With these applications, you can read magazines, check your e-mail, post a comment to Facebook, track your weight loss, make reservations at hotels, and rent movies. Almost every industry has a supporting application and the self storage industry isn't any different. [More]

Winner to Sing It Smart Video Jingle Contest Announced

by Kim Kilpatrick November 22, 2011 8:51 AM
SmartStop ™ Self Storage announced Brent Morgan of Athens, Alabama, as the winner of the "Sing it Smart" video jingle contest. Morgan receives the grand price of $5,000 for getting the most number of votes on Facebook for his catchy guitar solo "Goodbye Clutter, Hello Floors." [More]

Strategic Storage Trust Snapping Up Self Storage

by Holly Robinson April 13, 2010 10:15 AM
California real-estate investment trust Strategic Storage Trust Inc. (SSTI) has added a new self storage site to the 30 that it currently owns -- Augusta Ranch Self Storage, at 9252 E. Guadalupe Road, in Mesa, Arizona. The business will be renamed SmartStop, to match Strategic Storage's other self storage businesses. [More]
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