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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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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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| Categories: Industry Data, Legal, Operations, Legislative / Regulatory, Insurance, Cyber Security | View Count: (339)
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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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| Categories: Industry Data, Legal, Marketing, Operations | View Count: (718)
Busting 5 Key SEO Myths for Self Storage Marketing Success
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategy used to be to focus on search engine rank and you’ll see more customers. Now things have flipped.
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| Categories: Industry Data, Marketing | View Count: (763)
Analysis of Second Quarter 2019 REIS Findings in the Self Storage Sector
Reis expects supply conditions to ease towards the end of the year and into 2020. In the meantime, we are projecting rents for both climate controlled and non-climate controlled units to trend negative in 2019 and recover in 2020 and beyond.
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| Categories: Industry Data, Operations | View Count: (958)
The Impact of Population Growth on Self Storage Development
Now at 326 million, the U.S. resident population grew by 2.3 million residents (or 0.7%) from July 1, 2016 to July 1, 2017. However, that increase did not start a new trend. In fact, the U.S. population has grown by approximately 2.3 million residents or 0.7% in each measured time period since 2010.
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| Categories: Industry Data, Construction | View Count: (2352)
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The Four D's

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The Four D's
Most of us are familiar with The Four D’s, the long-running mnemonic device that explains the drivers of self-storage demand. For those unfamiliar, The Four D’s are death, divorce, dislocation…
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| Categories: Industry Data | View Count: (7080)
Here We Go Again: Lessons Learned From 25 Years in Self Storage
During the course of my career, I have lived through a number of real estate cycles. I have seen the highs and lows from a number of different, unique perspectives: broker, developer, small portfolio manager and large portfolio owner just to name a few.
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| Categories: Industry Data, Construction | View Count: (3658)
It’s Almost 2017: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?
Keeping your customer's data safe is key and small businesses are not immune to a breach of security.
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| Categories: Industry Data, Operations | View Count: (4596)
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Data Spotlight: Climate Control

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Data Spotlight: Climate Control
A look at climate controlled facilities across the country.
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| Categories: Industry Data | View Count: (3222)
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