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pacnwstorage
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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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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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Software, hardware, kiosks, electronic locks, websites, crime prevention, video surveillance, gate access, alarm systems and more.
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Share bizarre or interesting stories from inside the storage trenches: difficult customers, strange items stored, unusual happenings, etc.
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pacnwstorage
Won't Be Ex-Tenant Soon Enough!!
Share your insights with readers of ISS magazine! Answer questions in this forum, and your responses might be selected to appear in an upcoming issue of our print publication.
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Property Photos
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Discuss self-storage topics and issues specific to the state or country in which you operate! We encourage the participation of the state associations in this forum.
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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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mseguin
Office Rental?
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AVAILABLE TO REGISTERED USERS ONLY. PLEASE LOG IN. Have a self-storage position you want to fill? Looking for a management or other industry position? Post your wanted and for-hire queries here.
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ChuckG
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