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Expanding with Self Storage Building Kits

Increasing Rentals for Public Storage Buildings Steel self storage building kits allow for affordable expansion of mini-warehouse facilities.  Therefore, consider expanding your public storage business with the following ideas. Public Storage Buildings and Curb Appeal In any retail operation— including self storage businesses— appearances do matter. An attractive, upscale facility invites customers in; a shabby, run-down mini-warehouse operation drives customers…

RHINO Metal Storage Buildings

So Much More than the Typical Outdoor Storage Sheds Everyone needs storage buildings today. Surrounded by mountains of “stuff”— bought, collected, and received as gifts or inheritances— we are drowning in debris.  The attic, basement, closets, and garage all overflow with our stuff. Clear out the clutter! Build your own affordable metal storage building from RHINO. Why Choose a RHINO…

Why a Self-Storage Facility is a Great Start-up Business

The Appeal of Self-Storage Facilities for First-Time Business Owners No real estate venture offers an easier way for entry-level investors to get into the game than a self-storage facility. Why? Because operating self-storage facilities is easier, safer, and more profitable than many other start-up businesses. Five Reasons to Choose a Self-Storage Facility First, self-storage units involve far less initial capital…

Steel Building Kits for Self-Storage Facilities

Why Metal Structures Still Reign as Mini Storage Buildings Steel building kits frame the vast majority of self-storage buildings— and with good reason. Why Steel Dominates in Self-Storage Construction Prefab metal buildings provide the benefits mini-warehouse owners love.  For example, pre-engineered rental storage buildings are: Economical to buy, build, maintain, and operate Quick to erect Attractive Damage resistant Delivered quickly…

Building Boat and RV Storage with Steel

Cash In by Building Metal Toy Boxes for Grown-Up Toys Smart self-storage facility operators include boat and RV storage space in their facilities.  And the really smart facilities build those vehicle storage sheds with pre-engineered steel buildings. Recreational vehicle owners sink lots of money into their leisure toys.  They need convenient and secure space to safely store their down time…

New Technology Trends for Self-Storage

Part 2— Why Successful Mini-Warehouses are Going Digital To attract and keep new customers, perceptive owners employ new technology trends for self-storage operations. Technology is now the driving force in attracting new customers to any business.  Consequently, successful, high-return businesses like mini-warehouses take advantage of digital products and marketing options. Online Trends for Mini-Warehouse Marketing Let’s face it: self-storage does…

Mini-Warehouse Expansion- Part 3

New Ideas to Raise Revenues for a Self-Storage Operation Part 2 of this series on mini-warehouse expansion covered several traditional ways of expanding a self-storage business. However, you might consider other trends for your market, too. Self-Storage Retail Store Adding a retail store to a mini-storage business expands profits. Customers appreciate the convenience of buying supplies and/or renting moving equipment…

Mini-Warehouse Expansion- Part 1

How to Increase Profits for Your Self-Storage Facility There are three times a mini-warehouse business should consider expansion: 1. When the current facility reaches 85% to 90% occupancy 2. When newer, more upscale self-storage competitors move into your market 3. When the demographics in your market change PLAN AHEAD: Do not put off expansion until your facility maxes out at…

Green Self Storage Facilities Start with Steel

Eco-Friendly Metal Buildings and Mini-Warehouses Environmentally conscious builders, developers, and investors overwhelmingly turn to pre-engineered steel buildings when planning green self storage projects. Building mini-warehouse businesses with steel structures cuts building costs, reduces operational costs— and delights eco-friendly customers. What could be better? The Green Qualities of Steel Self Storage Buildings To meet green guidelines, a building material is examined…

Self-Storage: Cashing-in on Our Love of Stuff

The Race for Space in Our Homes and Businesses Like any other successful U.S. business, the self-storage industry began as a solution to a need: SPACE. Americans are perpetual collectors. We buy stuff, collect stuff, inherit stuff, create stuff, receive gifts of stuff— and we store stuff. The stronger the economy rises, the greater our addiction to stuff. Most U.S.…