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For a GREENspot Look No Further than the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu June 23, 2012 7:31 AM
There are certain things that tend to get the interest of the public at large, regardless of the type of business you are in. Do something illegal and everyone will be talking about you—but not buying anything from you. Give something away and you’ll have plenty of people paying attention (depending on the perceived value of the prize). [More]

Access Self Storage in New Jersey Supports the Local Animal Shelter

by Kim Kilpatrick June 21, 2012 6:10 PM
Access Self Storage in Franklin, New Jersey, held a car wash fundraiser at the first of June to raise money for the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge Inc. (RBARI). A guest of honor attended the fundraiser – a guest that had a most unusual and remarkable story.

Daniel, the guest of honor, was a dog that survived euthanasia. [More]

North Dallas Moving and Storage Supports the Mavericks Summer Hoop Camp

by John Stevens June 20, 2012 6:23 PM
When the NBA Finals are going on, basketball fans are glued to their televisions cheering and rooting for their favorite teams. Will their team win? Will a team member be injured and unable to finish playing in the finals? Just exactly who will be the next NBA champions? [More]

Self Storage and Dogs are Man's Best Friend

by Tony Gonzalez June 19, 2012 6:09 PM
There is just something about the bond between Man and his dog. The devotion of one to the other is heartwarming and admirable to say the least; the kind of thing that Hollywood has had no trouble using in numerous movies and television shows. Nothing is more reliable or even comes close; except maybe a self storage unit. [More]

It Takes a (Storage) Village...

by Holly Robinson June 18, 2012 8:56 PM
We’ve all heard the old saying about how it takes a village to raise a child. The African proverb was popular enough that former First Lady and current Secretary of State used it in the title for her book, It Takes a Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us. Members of the self storage industry tend to take the saying to heart. [More]

Knowing Your Community Important to Success in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens June 13, 2012 9:22 PM
Have you ever seen a farming supply store in the middle of a major metropolitan city? What about an ice cream truck driving around when there is a foot of snow on the ground? How about a hot dog vendor outside of a subway or train station? [More]

Storage Space Participates in the Grand Avenue Festival in New York City

by Winnie Hsiu June 12, 2012 7:08 PM
Everyone loves the excitement, the hustle and bustle, and the great food found at city festivals. The Maspeth Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Maspeth Kiwanis and the Maspeth Lions organized the Grand Avenue Festival. It was held on Saturday June 10. It covered 8 blocks, stretching from 65th Street to 72nd Street in Queens. There were over 500 vendors and thousands of people in attendance. [More]

Spall Storage Centre in Armstrong, BC, Holds Their Own Star Warz

by Kim Kilpatrick June 11, 2012 6:02 PM
What do you get when you own a storage facility and then take a popular television show based around the storage industry, throw in a pinch of creativity and clever thinking, and stir in the desire to help local charities? You cook up an event called Storage Warz that raises money for local charities. This event was hosted by Spall Storage Centre in Armstrong, British Columbia. [More]

Airport Mini Storage in Riverside, CA, Hosts Rummage Sale Fundraiser

by Winnie Hsiu June 8, 2012 3:03 PM
Airport Mini Storage is hosting the first rummage sale fundraiser for Steppin' On Up. The fundraiser will be held at the storage facility at 7044 Arlington Ave. in Riverside, California. It will be held this Saturday, June 9, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. [More]

Self Storage Facilities Good for Bargains Other than Storage

by Tony Gonzalez June 7, 2012 8:14 PM
There is no denying it. The United States is a consumer nation; we like our stuff. There is one thing that we like more than stuff though-- newer stuff. However, there is one thing that we do like even more than newer stuff, and that’s getting a bargain on someone else’s semi-new stuff. [More]
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