April 22, 2013 7:03 PM
Along with providing people with some much needed space the self storage industry the world over is known for its philanthropic endeavors. From helping raise money to collecting any of a number of things people need the self storage industry knows no bounds when it comes to lending a helping hand. [More]
April 19, 2013 3:38 PM
Parents teach their children that if they take care of their toys the toys will last longer. Car owners know that if they regularly change the oil in their car and perform regular maintenance, the car will last longer. The same philosophy applies to the earth. Take care of Mother Earth and all of the natural resources that people use and enjoy will last longer.
San Diego Self Storage supports the philosophy of taking care of the earth. They are partnering with Recycle San Diego to host an e-waste recycling campaign to celebrate Earth Day. Earth Day this year is on Monday April 22. [More]
April 18, 2013 4:37 PM
First there were the horrible shootings in Newton, Connecticut. Just three days ago, Boston reeled from the explosion of two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. And last night, another terrible event happened when a fertilizer plant exploded in the town of West, Texas. [More]
April 5, 2013 7:37 PM
The self storage industry has quietly become one of the best investments in the market in recent years as the industry continues to be a reliable performer in spite of the economy. Like its bottom line, the industry’s philanthropic efforts have continued to be strong especially when it comes to fighting cancer. [More]
April 2, 2013 7:32 PM
The self storage industry has been known to do what it can to lend a helping hand whether it is for a local charity or something on a larger scale. Rugby players have been known as much for their big hearts as well as the big hits that take place in the game. When they work together they have been known to accomplish great things. [More]
April 1, 2013 1:46 PM
On almost any given day, you can read articles in the news about self storage businesses participating in charitable events. Self storage owners are committed to the communities where they are located. They want to improve their communities and to help those who are less fortunate.
These businesses are brick and mortar businesses. They have real buildings where customers can walk in and rent real storage units. But what about self storage business that do not have a ‘physical’ presence but rather have a business in the ‘virtual’ world? [More]
March 26, 2013 9:19 PM
There are all sorts of ways to measure success. In school people will often look to grades as an indicator. On the athletic field championships or personal accolades can be a measure of success. In the business realm many people will look at the bottom line, but for a more long term measure like longevity can be a better indicator. [More]
March 22, 2013 8:46 PM
Gordon Gekko told us in the 1987 movies Wall Street that greed is good. While that mentality may be appropriate for keeping a business on track fiscally it ignores an important aspect of business—community. Many members of the self storage industry make every effort to be as much of a success in the community as in the ledger. [More]
March 22, 2013 9:47 AM
The games that people play. When San Diego Self Storage (SDSS) gets involved, those games provide lots of family fun in addition to raising monies for local charitable organizations.
Recently, San Diego Self Storage was the major sponsor of the 15th annual Del Mar Solano Beach Sunrise Rotary Turf Bocce Ball Family Day and Tournament. The tournament was held at the Del Mar Horse Park. [More]
March 20, 2013 11:08 PM
Self storage companies are known for caring about the communities that they are in. There are a number of different strategies that facilities take into their charitable activities with no one being more right than another. The important thing is the work they accomplish helping others whether it is for five people or fifty-five people. [More]