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Interest in Brazil’s Self Storage Industry Continues to Grow

by Kim Kilpatrick February 11, 2014 11:00 PM
If a person wanted to get into the self storage industry in the United States it would not be very difficult—at least in comparison to other countries. The infrastructure is already in place, a market has been created, and the business model proven. However, in other countries that is not always the case. Some, like Brazil, are in the early stages but with interest growing that will not be for long. [More]

Steve Lucas Joins The Storage Group

by Holly Robinson January 21, 2014 7:55 PM
The Storage Group recently announced the addition of a new member of their leadership team. They hired Steve Lucas to be the Director of Sales. He will be responsible for leading The Storage Group sales team and implementing long term scalable internal systems. Other members of The Storage Group leadership team include Brian Pelski, principal and director of operations, Larry Hanks, principal and director of business development, Christ Edwards, Joyce Hanks, Holly Ritchie, Lydia Lovig, Connor Mckelvey, Justine Billante, and Sandy Edwards [More]

Technology is Really Taking Hold in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens November 18, 2013 11:28 PM
At one time ocean going merchant vessels had large crews on board in order to operate the ship as it travelled from point A to point B. However, over time technology advanced to the point where 700 foot container ships could be efficiently operated by a skeleton crew of less than 20 people. Technology can do wonders like it has for shipping and is in the process of doing for the self storage industry as well. [More]

Sometimes it Pays to be in the Self Storage “In Crowd”

by Kim Kilpatrick July 11, 2013 11:45 PM
If you were ever the new kid in high school than you know this scene all too well: On your first day at school you walk into the lunch room; just like any school it is full of clicks. You’ll typically find your jocks, preppies, hippies, princesses, nerds, thespians, band geeks—depending on your school the list could go on and on. However there is one that ever school had and everyone wanted to be part of—the in-crowd. [More]