Category Archives: Storage Industry News

MiniCo Team Raises over $10,000 for St. Baldrick’s Foundation

By Laura Gee, Content and Social Media Manager, Bald is beautiful and so is giving generously of your time and money to charity! That concept is precisely what the members of the MiniCo Insurance Agency team embraced on February 23 in the annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation event in which they raised $10,658 and had three team...
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Successful Storage Auction Yields Donations for Charities

By Laura Gee, Content and Social Media Manager, So much attention has been aimed at storage unit auctions since A&E's Storage Wars franchise first hit the market. Even though auctions had been around for a while, a whole new crop of people were exposed to these exciting events and popularity, and curiosity, about auctions skyrocketed....
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Mobile Storage For Businesses Growing

By Aaron Portable storage containers provide uses for many situations that occur. Moving and remodeling are two common times when a mobile storage unit comes in handy. Taking this form of storage into the business world is growing in popularity. Mobile storage for businesses is growing because business...
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Texas Self Storage Association Donates to Shriners Children’s Hospital

By Aaron Recently, the Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA) donated $70,000 to the Shriners Children's Hospital in Galveston. Raising money for charity has shown to be something this organization has done well. Over the years, TSSA Fundraiser Committee Co-Chairs Doug Hunt and David Hunt have worked to raise funds and...
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2013 Self Storage Asia Expo Reflects Growth of Market

By Aaron Hong Kong is hosting the first Asian storage industry expo in March of this year. The 2013 Self Storage Asia Expo is indicative of the growing Asian self storage industry and the expansion of the storage industry world wide. Asia's growing storage industry makes Hong Kong a good...
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Share Your News Via Press Releases & Guest Blogging

By Laura Gee, Content and Social Media Manager, Let us be a resource for you to share information about your business via submitted press releases and/or guest blogging. This site should be a place where anybody can receive and share information on an even playing field. We want to share your...
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Value-Added Tax To Change U.K. Self-Storage

By: Mitch On October 1, 2012, the British government imposed a value-added tax (VAT) of 20 percent for all United Kingdom self-storage operators to charge their rental customers. The new tax is expected to generate more than $56 million by 2015, according to an article (“ Read more

Shaded Outdoor Storage Using Solar Panels

By: Mitch Laursen, It’s one thing to provide shade for your customers’ outdoor self-storage parking, but for the Oakley Executive RV & Boat Storage, shaded parking structures are to be used in a whole new technology-adapted way. On November 7, Read more

Storage Industry Giving Back After Sandy

By Laura This is the time of year when many people volunteer, donate money, and give items to charities in the spirit of the holidays. Unfortunately, this holiday people have an extra reason to want to donate because of deadly and destructive Hurricane Sandy. However, people all over...
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Looking at Sovran Self Storage’s Market Cap

By Mike Jones, VP of Operations, According to a recent story by on, Sovran Self Storage (SSS) was recognized as having a larger market cap than other businesses that are considered to be in the smaller...
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