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Insights into key aspects of the self storage world.


Here at Stora, we've created a series of informative articles designed to provide insight into key aspects of the self storage world. Covering topics from investment in the self storage sector, to the nuances of commercial and industrial classification, as well as offering comprehensive guides on security and software solutions. Our resources aim to empower you in managing and profiting from your self storage business.

An Intro to Self Storage Investing

Discover what you need to know and what’s required for investing in self storage with our complete guide. This article provides an overview of the market, highlighting the industry's resilience in the face of economic downturns and the potential for robust returns. Learn about the different types of investments, the profitability dynamics, and why self storage investing could be a strategic addition to your portfolio. Ready to venture into the self storage investment landscape? Read the full article now!

Is Self Storage Commercial or Industrial?

A straightforward question, with some nuanced classifications. We unravel the debate surrounding whether self storage facilities fall into the commercial or industrial category, discussing the implications for zoning, taxation, and overall business strategy. The piece also touches on how classification can affect insurance and legal matters. Want to get the full scoop on this critical topic? Read our article to deepen your understanding.

An Operator's Guide to Self Storage Security Solutions

Our guide on self storage security gives valuable insights for all operators in the industry, not just new starters. We delve into the array of security measures available, from state-of-the-art surveillance systems to access control mechanisms, discussing their benefits and implementation processes. Get ahead of potential threats by bolstering your facility's security and safeguarding your customers' valuables. Eager to enhance your facility’s security? Learn more here.

What is Self Storage Management Software?

Explore the transformative potential of self storage management software in our all-encompassing blog post. This article highlights the functionality of these tools, illustrating how they streamline operations, improve facility management and ultimately improve your bottom line. Discover how software can drastically enhance your self storage business.

7 Signs You Need Self Storage Management Software

Sometimes, the signs that you need a helping hand can be subtle. Our article outlines seven key indicators that suggest it might be time for your self storage business to embrace management software. From unmanageable workloads to missed revenue opportunities, we help you identify the signs. Think it’s time for a change? Check out the article for a detailed breakdown.

The Benefits of Self Storage Management Software

Our informative post on the benefits of self storage management software highlights the advantages of adopting modern technology. We delve into how these solutions can enhance efficiency, customer service, and overall profitability. Find out how software can benefit your self storage business.

Choosing Self Storage Management Software

Finally, choosing the right management software can be a game-changer for your self storage business. Our article outlines key considerations to keep in mind when making your selection, such as features, support services, pricing and more. Whether you’re starting out or looking to switch providers, read the full guide.

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