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Monday, July 13, 2020
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©2020 by the Self Storage Association (SSA). SSA and SSA Magazine are trademarks of the Self Storage Association, Inc. Opinions expressed by authors and other contributors do not necessarily reflect those of the SSA, publisher or editors, nor do they represent the policy or positions of the SSA. Information contained within articles should not be construed as the primary basis for legal or investment decisions.

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PREVENTING TRAGEDIES

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PREVENTING TRAGEDIES
You’ve seen them on the evening news or in your local newspaper — usually with images of a car that’s gone through the front windows of a convenience store, restaurant or other business. These crashes happen plenty to self storage facilities, too. Bollards can protect people as well as property.
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Key Considerations for Building Boat and RV Storage
There is a ton of data available to help developers make decisions about where to build regular self storage. But when it comes to boat and RV storage, there is just not the same depth of information readily available.
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A Busy 2020 for SSA Legislative Activity

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A Busy 2020 for SSA Legislative Activity
2020 is another busy year for SSA’s legislative efforts. Below is brief overview of the offensive legislation that SSA and affiliated state associations are pursuing, as well as measures we are working to defeat.
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Tangible Property Regulations: If You Have Repaired or Renovated Your Commercial Property, Here Are Some Things You Should Know
Tangible Property Regulations can be complicated to interpret but equally advantageous in running your business.
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Cybersecurity: Is Your Self-Storage Business at Risk?
Cyber Risk Imagine business as usual at your self-storage facility...and then it happens. You or an employee clicks on a malicious link from a bad email or unsecured website that freezes your system’s data.
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Self Storage Industry Hiring Survey

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Self Storage Industry Hiring Survey
During the Spring of 2019, SSA and eTest partnered to develop a survey targeting the current status of hiring and retention in the self storage industry. Data was collected from nearly 500 participants of which approximately 20% were facility managers, 25% were facility owner operators, 23% were multiple owner operators and over 15% were either regional or national companies.
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How Can I Reduce My Income Tax Liability To Acquire 33 Percent More Real Estate?
Engineering-based cost segregation is a tax process that enables commercial property owners to re-classify approximately 30-45% of their buildings from real property to personal property.
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How to Create a Lead Generating Website

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How to Create a Lead Generating Website
Having a responsive website that is up to date, fast and offers a user-friendly experience are no longer the only requirements that drive website traffic in today’s online world.
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Extra Space leads on sustainability

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Extra Space leads on sustainability
On a recent September weekday, nearly 100 employees from Extra Space Storage’s Utah headquarters planted 25 trees on an unshaded field at a nearby park.The outing – part of a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation – generated excitement and company pride among employees but also points to a broader effort by the company to seek triple bottom line benefits.“A lot of the sustainability efforts we have done to date have been easy decisions to us because they are at the in...
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Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Which Worker Classification is Proper
The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have factors that should be applied and analyzed to ensure a proper designation is made.
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