Whether you’ve been in the storage industry for a number of years, or you’re thinking of opening your first self storage business, the path to success can be a difficult one fraught with unforeseen obstacles and complicated questions about self storage investing.
Is your self-storage facility's security as good as you need it to be? Here’s a look at five things you should be thinking about now and into the future as you address your self-storage facility's security.
As portable storage containers gain popularity amongst renters, traditional self storage operators are adding portable storage unit options to their list of amenities. Renters want a seamless experience when shopping for storage online.
Automation is the future of mini storage. Most facilities already have some level of automation, and an increasing number are fully automated—operating with limited or no staff and relying on automation for everything from security to rentals to door locks.
Converting a large building or warehouse into a storage facility can save you time and money. That's not to say that is always the case, below we analyze some pros and cons of a self storage conversions.