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College Point Self Storage Wins Award

by Winnie Hsiu January 17, 2014 2:31 PM
The Mini Storage Messenger Magazine announced that College Point Storage Self Storage in Lacey, Washington, as the best New Storage facility in 2013. The design, functionality, esthetically appealing structure, and attractive landscaping were factors that were considered for this award. The facility also received high praise from city officials and the director of the city’s building department for its beautiful design. [More]

Door to Door Hires a New Head Over IT

by Kim Kilpatrick December 4, 2013 9:46 PM
Computers and technology have become a necessary part of doing business in today’s world. Because of that, many companies need people skilled in all sorts of technical areas -- computer programming, systems analyst, systems developer, computer maintenance, and network administration. [More]

In the Self Storage News

by Holly Robinson December 3, 2013 4:34 PM
This is a busy season of the year for the self storage industry. Many facilities are helping out with food drives, toy collections, collecting clothing and winter wear, and other types of charity work. There are a lot of other things going on besides Christmas events. [More]

Chain Lake Storage in Monroe, WA, Holds Grand Re-Opening

by Holly Robinson August 14, 2013 4:56 PM
Fire. Nobody likes a fire. Especially a business owner. Chain Lake Storage in Monroe, Washington, knows because a fire broke out at their storage facility last November and caused extensive damage to their facility [More]

Eastside Self Storage in North Bend, WA, Supports Huge Yard Sale

by Tony Gonzalez July 29, 2013 4:26 PM
Owners of self storage facilities are always very open to participating in charitable and humanitarian projects. Hospitals, schools, cancer research, marching bands, women's centers, and food coalitions are some of the entities that have benefited from the efforts of those who work in the self storage industry. Eastside Self Storage in North Bend, Washington, helps out, too. But this time, the community is half a world away. [More]

Enumclaw Self Storage Becomes a Drop Off Point for Used Clothing

by Kim Kilpatrick June 28, 2013 6:42 PM
“Use it up. Wear it out. Make it do. Or, do without.” This is an old saying from the depression years and especially during World War II between the years of 1941 to 1945. When jobs were scarce and money tight, people learned how to make do with what they had or to do without. [More]

Proguard Self Storage Participates in Town Festival

by Tony Gonzalez May 10, 2013 6:35 PM
During the summer months, many cities across the United States hold celebrations for the founding of their city. Next week, Poulsbo, Washington, will hold their 45th Annual Viking Fest on May 17-19, 2013, to celebrate the spirit of their Scandinavian founders.

Many self storage owners and operators like to participate and support city activities such as the Viking Fest. And, Pro-Guard Self Storage is one of those businesses that supports the Viking Fest. [More]

Door to Door Partners with Transit Systems, Inc.

by Winnie Hsiu February 20, 2013 8:02 PM
The evolution of the self storage industry has been an interesting one. The industry began simply as a place for people to store personal belongings. The industry then morphed into one that also offered moving services. It changed again when it started offering storage in containers instead of various sized rooms in a facility. [More]

Self Storage News Roundup

by Kim Kilpatrick December 19, 2012 8:15 PM
In Fairfield, Connecticut, Westy Self Storage is participating in the Toys for Tots donation drive again this year. The drive will run until December 24. People can drop off new toys 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 on Sundays. [More]

New Self Storage Opens in Lacey, Washington

by Winnie Hsiu October 17, 2012 7:13 PM
In the mid-1990s, the city of Lacey, Washington, main industries revolved around forest products, cattle, milk, and retail. Over the years, it has evolved into a bedroom community to the Olympia, Washington, metropolitan area and Fort Lewis. However, in recent years, business developments have moved it out of a ‘bedroom community’ status to an independent city with many of its own services and businesses. One new business that will open at the beginning of November is the College Point Self Storage. [More]
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