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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Identifying Competing Storage Projects in the Pipeline
TALKING TO "THE MAN" Whether you are a self storage feasibility analyst or an individual researching your next project, we often need to contact local government to find out if there are any other self storage projects in the works. Because these agencies vary on a city level in both sophistication and responsiveness, this may prove to be a frustrating process. Here’s how to cut through the red tape.
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| Categories: Legal, Operations, Legislative / Regulatory, Construction | View Count: (638)
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How To Boost Your Facility's Curb Appeal

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How To Boost Your Facility's Curb Appeal
We’ve long been taught the importance of creating a favorable first impression.The same rule applies to buildings, including the presumably bland self storage facility.
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| Categories: Operations, Construction | View Count: (1241)
The Wild, Wild West of Self Storage: Retrofitting and Conversion Trends from Texas to California
Everything’s bigger out West, right? From Texas-sized margaritas to California king beds, the western U.S. has always embraced a bigger-is-better attitude.
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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: (1793)
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Green Incentives Taking Root

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Green Incentives Taking Root
Red Way Self-Storage in Redmond, Washington has a design feature that makes it unique among self-storage facilities in the U.S. But its creation came about in an unusual way. When local real estate firm, Nelson Legacy Group, decided to build a 578-unit storage facility, it discovered that the City of Redmond offered some very interesting “green” incentives.
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| Categories: Construction | View Count: (2134)
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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What’s New With Self Storage Construction Trends?
New self storage builds are popping up everywhere, and more localities are sharing concerns about self storage development - or halting it altogether.
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| Categories: Construction | View Count: (8014)
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