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Manager of Hawaiian Self Storage Facility Creates Website to Inform Industry and Public About Auctions

by John Stevens July 7, 2011 4:31 PM
Zack Proser, a facility manager with Storage Kings self storage in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii started getting calls from non-customers shortly after the reality series “Storage Wars” and “Auction Hunters” took off in popularity last fall. They all wanted to know when the next auction was scheduled for. [More]

How Secure Does your Self Storage Unit Need To Be?

by Tony Gonzalez January 31, 2011 1:59 PM
Answer this question the wrong way and your customers will not be too happy with you. They want to feel like their belongings are absolutely safe at our facility. They don’t want to have to fear that they may get a call first thing in the morning that their storage unit was broken into last night and their stuff is gone. [More]

Small Businesses Making More Use of Self Storage

by John Stevens July 9, 2010 9:01 AM
Over the last few months, entrepreneurs all over the world have reported that they see no reason to pass up a business opportunity, or business opportunities, simply because they have no space in which to house a small business. More and more small business owners, especially those who just started a new business or who are running a home business, have chosen to turn to self storage to provide the space they need at an affordable price. Many self storage companies, catering to small businesses and home-based business owners, are now offering more than just space -- they also provide conference rooms, Internet access, and other business-friendly features. [More]