Choose, Share, Win! | ISS Reader’s Choice awards
February 15, 2022

ISS Reader’s Choice Award Nomination It’s that time of year again … ISS ’22 Readers Choice Awards.  All you owners, operators, managers and self storage entrepreneurs cast your vote for your favorite vendor and we’ve been nominated AGAIN, for Best Tenant-Protection Program. We’ve humbly won this category the last four years and we’re hoping to […]

Self-Storage in 2020 | Trends & Predictions
December 9, 2019

2019 was quite the ride for our company and the self storage industry in general. We’re looking back at what evolve this year and how it affects the year ahead. These are our 2020 predictions and trends. Stay in the know and ahead of the game before the new year rings in. Predictions | Sales […]

Reflections | 5 Ways We Achieved Our ‘Best of Business’ Goal
November 4, 2019

For the second year in a row, our team earned the ISS Best of Business Best Tenant Protection program. We are humbled and incredibly grateful for this honor. We couldn’t have done it without the support we’ve received from our clients, social media followers, and partners. So here’s what sets us apart from the industry […]

ISS Expo 2019 | What We Learned
May 23, 2019

The hazy heat of the Nevada sun wrapped our Arizona souls in a familiar hug as our team arrived for what would become known as the best ISS expo yet. It’s been weeks since the expo and we can still feel the excitement. There can be no doubt the new venue (The Mirage) was a […]

Technology, Digitalization, and Tough choices! | ISS Expo
April 25, 2018

Who was at ISS Expo ISS Expo is the event of the year for the Self-Storage world. I expected to see representation from every level of the self-storage ladder. Owners, Operators, Managers, and, of course, New-to-the- business folks like me. What I didn’t expect was to see so many in the latter position. It seems […]

What Happened in Vegas | ISS Expo Recap
April 13, 2018

Busy Busy Busy The ISS Expo has long been the place to be for self-storage owners, managers and operators that are looking to stay (or become) relevant. No matter which tracks you chose, no matter when you came and left, there’s one thing about this year’s ISS Expo that can’t be denied. It was busy. […]

Self-Storage Tenant-Protection Plans: Are They Insurance and Why Does It Matter?
February 22, 2018

  Self-Storage Tenant-Protection Plans: Are They Insurance and Why Does It Matter?     Self-storage operators nationwide are talking about the California legal case Heckart v. A-1 Self Storage Inc., which aims to determine whether tenant-protection plans constitute insurance. This article provides a summary of the conflict and its significance to the storage industry. Self-storage […]

Response After Harvey And Irma
September 13, 2017

Response To Our Self-Storage Friends After Harvey And Irma   “Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you”… “The greatest good is what we do for one another.” Mother Teresa   What response will you make in good times and bad times as a self-storage owner/operator […]

Protection Wave of the future in Tenant Property Protection Plans
The Wave of the Future – Protection Plans!
August 3, 2017

The Wave of the Future – Protection Plans! Anticipation… In April we displayed at the 2017 ISS World Expo and went in pumped with the prospect that this would be the largest show in ISS history. We were ready to show off our new tradeshow booth, new Case Study video and dynamic new point of […]

Rest in Peace (R.I.P.) Tenant Insurance. Tenant Protection Plans are the wave of the future. Ad is in the August 2017 ISS Buyer's Guide.
The Death of Tenant Insurance!
July 13, 2017

After 43 years, IT’s going the way of the Dinosaur! It was originally created as a countertop ‘mail-in’ insurance brochure for customer convenience. It provided coverage between the tenant and a licensed insurance company. This product was made for the tenant to feel comfortable that the facility had passed enough underwriting standards to be able […]