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teri_l
Welcome to Self-Storage Talk!
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Get updates and news regarding Self-Storage Talk, Inside Self-Storage and Self-Storage Training Institute here. Also post here to leave feedback or get support relating to posting, registering or site features.
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omegatron81
SST Member Q&A
Get expo information and connect with show attendees, speakers and exhibitors in this forum. Read about goings on, plan meetings, ask questions and more. Join us April 3-5, 2013, at the Paris Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas.
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Amy_ISS
Win a Trip to the ISS Expo in Las Vegas
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General Self-Storage Forums
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Stevedore
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Gina6k
End of This Chapter
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All things relating to the day-to-day management of self-storage facilities: customer service, sales, taking payments, policies and procedures, site maintenance and more.
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Stevedore
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Stevedore
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Amy_ISS
You're Fired! What Now?
by Amy_ISS
Building, developing and financing self-storage: site selection, feasibility, due diligence, zoning, design, layout, building components, loan types, lending options, rates, working with lenders, and more.
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Rental agreements, lawsuits, lien sales, abandonment ... anything relating to legal issues for self-storage. Also discuss specialized insurance coverages for the business, stories of insurance claims, etc.
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letsgosonics
How are "long term" contracts handled?
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pacnwstorage
What Flower Would Your Facility Be?
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mmidgley
Injuries on the Property
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Chat here about ancillary products/services: boat/RV storage, retail merchandise, storage condos, wine storage, records storage, mobile storage, pack and ship, business services, cell-tower leases, eBay sales, car washing and others.
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Office Rental?
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ChuckG
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calebtthomas
Who Will Win The Oscar?
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    You're Fired! What Now?
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    Over the past few months, several long-time SST members have been let go for various reasons. Some were onsite managers, which means they lost their residence as well as their jobs. While some may have seen it coming, others were blindsided. One thing is for certain, finding new employment (and a home)...
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    A self-storage facility's front office is the hub of a property. While many older properties have smaller offices, today's modern sites have larger offices packed with retail opportunities. If you could change the look of your facility's office, what would you do?
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