Inside Self-Storage

SEP 2018

Inside Self-Storage (ISS) is an information source for industry owners, managers, developers and investors covering news, trends, facility operation, finance, real estate, construction, development, marketing, technology, insurance and legality.

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40 42 DEPARTMENTS 6 The Inside View 8 The Inside Scoop 10 News 16 Sel f-Storage Talk COLUMNS 48 Tech Time How IoE Platforms Enhance Facility Operation By Jon Loftin 52 Legal Perspectives 5 Ways Your Business May Be at Legal Risk By Jeffrey Greenberger 54 Marketing Smarts Community Events and Grassroots Marketing By M. Anne Ballard FEATURES 40 Crushing Site Grading Issues Even if you find the perfect site on which to build, you could face grading issues. Fortunately, you can accommodate changes in elevation and still have a profitable project. By Jamie Lindau 42 DEVELOPMENT CASE STUDY: Converting an Existing Structure If you're interested in developing self-storage, a conversion offers many advantages. To better understand the process, let's look at one underway in Punta Gorda, Fla. By Rachael Wheeler 44 DEVELOPMENT CASE STUDY: Overcoming Design Challenges While revamping one of its Texas facilities, All Storage stumbled upon a unique design that would help the brand stand out in a competitive market. Learn about the challenges faced in getting it right. By Krista Diamond 46 DEVELOPMENT CASE STUDY: Reconfguring Unit Mix After buying a facility in Camp Verde, Ariz., the owner realized the property needed a makeover. See how a unit-mix reconfiguration and some tech tools invigorated the site. By Roc Hughes BUILD IT BETTER Want more guidance on developing and constructing a self-storage facility? Check out our "Self-Storage Builder/Investor Essentials 2018 Education DVD Package." Recorded at this year's ISS World Expo in Las Vegas, this product includes seminars focused on facility design, building materials, market feasibility, financing and much more. Available exclusively at INSIDE SELF-STORAGE I September 2018 I VOLUME 27 I NUMBER 9 40 44 48 4 ISS I September 2018

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