Recent trends in urban planning have prompted municipalities to rewrite zoning codes. Learn how to “decode” the terms used by planners and find out what they want to see in self-storage facility design.
The 2018 Top-Operators Lists feature data on the top 100 self-storage facility owners and top 50 management companies. The package includes an Excel spreadsheet and PDF analysis report.
Six of the industry’s top consultants point out the landmines that can trip up owners entering the business. Whether you’re building or buying an existing facility, you need this information.
The site on which you build your new storage facility can have a lasting effect on its success. Learn about layout options and explore the decision process behind site design for maximum return on investment.
Determining where to invest in or build self-storage can be difficult. Get an overview of expected new supply and identify markets and submarkets that appear saturated or offer development opportunities.
Choosing where to buy or build a self-storage facility can be complicated. Learn how to leverage psychographic and demographic data to pinpoint the right location for your investment.
A feasibility study is a written plan of action that details the various aspects of an acquisition, expansion or ground-up development. Get an understanding of what to expect and experience from the process.
Decide if self-storage is the right business for you by examining the feasibility and due-diligence process. Topics include pitfalls to avoid, when to walk away from an investment, report contents and more.
Learn about the modern materials and techniques being used today by savvy self-storage designers and developers to create great-looking facilities with the best possible value.
Learn how to develop a successful boat/RV-storage project by finding the right parcel in the right market for the right price. Topics include market demand, design trends, building types, costs and more.