International storage

5 Essential Tips for Marketing Your Facility on Facebook

By admin on July 31st, 2012 | No Comments

5 Essential Tips for Marketing Your Facility on Facebook

Have you created a Facebook Profile for your storage facility? Brian Shreckengast, a writer for the US storage search engine Self Storage Deals, tells us how it’s done in the homeland of Facebook.

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Using Self Storage for Home Renovations

By admin on June 26th, 2012 | 6 Comments

Using Self Storage for Home Renovations

The USA is the home of self storage (or “mini storage”), with an industry many times the size of the UK’s. On the basis of that experience, here’s some good advice on using self storage during home renovations, supplied by Westy Self Storage, which has 17 storage locations spanning Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.

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Stores of knowledge: Academics look into self storage

By David on February 21st, 2012 | No Comments

Stores of knowledge: Academics look into self storage

Storage.co.uk looks at what two American academics, Peggy Kamuf and Jeffrey D. Jones, have to say about the self storage industry

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Self storage takes off in China

By David on February 7th, 2012 | No Comments

Self storage takes off in China

The expanding self storage industry in China is a mark of the country’s growing prosperity and vibrant consumer culture. As the Year of the Dragon gets under way, we take a closer look.

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Don’t Always Overestimate Self Storage Facility Standards

By Antony on November 7th, 2011 | 2 Comments

Don’t Always Overestimate Self Storage Facility Standards

Erik Braunitzer of Douglas Elliman Real Estate Company, agents for New York City Real Estate, offers interesting insights into self storage security in the USA, home of the world’s most developed self storage industry.

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Self storage across Europe: An update

By David on August 13th, 2011 | No Comments

Self storage across Europe: An update

According to the most recent newsletter published by FEDESSA (The Federation of European Self Storage Associations), self storage continues to make slow progress in its advance across Europe, as it struggles to shake off the impacts of the global recession and stoke consumer interest in its product.

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The language of self storage is English

By Antony on August 9th, 2011 | 1 Comment

The language of self storage is English

“La langue du ciel est anglais” announced a Montreal newspaper some years ago. What? They speak English in heaven as well? How do they know? Given this, it may seem less of a surprise that English is also the international language of the self storage industry too, especially when it comes to brand names.

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Self storage spreads to the Philippines

By David on August 2nd, 2011 | 4 Comments

Self storage spreads to the Philippines

Residents of Taguig City in the Philippines recently witnessed the opening of the country’s first American-style self storage facility, according to an online article from the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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FEDESSA Conference, Portugal, June 2011

By Paul on July 13th, 2011 | No Comments

FEDESSA Conference, Portugal, June 2011

Paul Barber, representing Storage.co.uk, attended this year’s conference of the Federation of European Self Storage Associations. Here is his report.

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US storm disaster: self storage lends a hand

By David on May 17th, 2011 | 1 Comment

US storm disaster: self storage lends a hand

Self storage companies have been helping victims to recover from recent storms in the Southern US.

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