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StorageGives’ partnership with Home for Our Troops has helped two disabled veterans in being fitted with homes built for their specific needs. The first home was in Wasilla, Alaska, near Bickford’s home.
Smart technology saves time for self storage owners, managers, and customers alike.
Phoenix area continues with massive growth for Q3 2022 and beyond
A regular concern for self-storage operators is managing personal information discovered in a storage unit as a result of a lien enforcement action or tenant abandonment.
There are all kinds of terms being thrown around in the industry to describe the same thing: A contactless self-storage facility where customers can go from rental to move-in to move-out without ever interacting with an employee.
Admin fees, insurance, merchandise, late fees, other fees, charges, and add-on services—all of these can add up to quite a lot of income and improve your property’s overall valuation.
Thank you again to our Title Sponsor, Aspen Technologies and our featured sponsors, SkilCheck and Podium.
Whether it be by fire, flood, or storm, there is a recognizable risk to all real estate that it could be affected by acts of God that could damage the improvements on the land and, in the case of self-storage, damage the stored contents held within the rentable spaces. The only appropriate way to protect yourself from the cost impacts from such a risk is insurance.
With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Caesar Wright, the Executive Chairman and former CEO of MakoRabco and long-time AZSA member.
Phoenix area continues with massive growth for Q2 2022 and beyond
Using the same old thinking will simply lead you to the same old ideas you’ve already had or tried before
One of the most effective ways to get your company in front of your target audience is with Google Ads.
Thank you to everyone that voted. We really appreciate it!
AZSA members create a beautiful new facility in San Tan Valley
Catalytic converter theft is an increasing problem in Arizona.
Keeping Disgruntled Tenants Off Social Media: A Legal Remedy for Protecting Your Self-Storage Business
Like all businesses, self-storage operations are subject to risk from dissatisfied customers. And thanks to the megaphone of social media, their displeasure can easily become widespread.
The 2022 election results are in!
Every few years, someone new gets the honor of serving as President of the Arizona Self Storage Association.
The Arizona Self-Storage Association (AZSA) held its 22nd annual conference and 25th anniversary celebration Feb. 17 and Feb. 18, 2022, at the WeKoPa Casino Resort and Conference Center in Ft. McDowell, Ariz.
Security is on everyone’s mind these days, including self storage operators. Whether it’s a concern for tenant safety or the risk of criminal activity at their facilities, owners are being forced to consider more carefully who their tenants are and what rights the operators have to protect their property and their tenants.
How do you possibly say “thank you” to the men and women who have sustained some of the most severe injuries imaginable to protect and defend our way of life?
We’ll take a look at disc lock picking and how you can use new self storage technology to better protect your tenants’ belongings.
Google My Business has become an integral part of the business world in the modern era.
Polls are now open. Owner/Operator, Small Facility, and Associate Members in good standing (i.e. current with 2022 dues) are eligible to vote. Click on the headline for your ballot. Ballots are due back to the AZSA office by May 11 and election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting on May 19.
In the last two years, we've seen some major events take place that have significantly impacted the demand in self-storage.
Well, the good news is that the self-storage industry is booming! We have seen record occupancies at properties and throughout Arizona and the country.
Would you buy insurance for your business that does not protect your business?
Remember the old metal box self-storage facilities? It’s time to take a fresh look at your next project and come up with an economical way of creating an eye-catching, beautiful modern building.
What started as a business partnership has developed into a mission to collectively impact people in need. In 2020, Lonnie Bickford launched Storage Gives, a sister organization to his online storage auction website, StorageAuctions.com. StorageGives.org presents an opportunity for businesses to make a positive impact on those who need help both in the U.S. and around the globe.
After being postponed twice due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Arizona Self-Storage Association’s 22nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow is on track for Feb. 16 to 18, 2022, at a new, elevated location: the We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort in Ft. McDowell, Ariz.
Regular rates end Sunday, 2/13/22 - AZSA 22nd Annual Conference & Trade Show February 17-18, 2022 and Golf Tournament February 16, 2022
Come celebrate AZSA's 25th Anniversary!
As the self-storage industry in Arizona continues to be an economic force, the Arizona Self-Storage Association (AZSA) is reinstating its District Liaison program to give its members in the outlying rural areas a voice.
Unfortunately, as we sit here today, the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. As a result, issues that many self-storage operators had thought were resolved, including concerns over restrictions on their rental rate increases, remain.