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How to Convert Online Searches into Closed Leases

Compete with the REITs by maximizing all the ways you can localize for your immediate surroundings, giving the consumer what they are looking for online, winning in the "upper funnel" - and "don't change channels"!

AZSA Featured on Money Radio

Self-storage, the darling of Wall Street, continues to attract institutional money, has huge market growth potential, and remains an industry entrepreneurs can enter sucessfully. Hear more at 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 18, on Fast Money, 1510 AM and 99.3FM.

The Great Data Debate is Resolved for the World's Largest Privately Owned Storage Company

StorageMart‘s Mike Burnam, featured speaker at the September 27 AZSA Owners Summit, says using data to drive decisions on acquisitions and development is crucial. The CEO of the world’s largest privately owned storage company describes their new approach to data analysis a “breath of fresh air” – and it was an important feature of this year’s Summit.

Self-Storage Development & Acquisitions Still Brisk in Metro PHX

AZSA members gathered at the Aug. 29 PHX Networking Breakfast to review Cushman & Wakefield's report (Read More for photo). Iinvestors continue to search the Arizona market for acquisition and development opportunities. The first half of 2017 saw 11 new self-storage facilities officially open for business, 6 of which are in southeast valley. Another 15 are under construction. Acquisitions were brisk too, with 18 facilities sold in Maricopa County in Q2 2017.

State-of-the-Art Silverbell Self Storage is coming to Sunset Ranch

This urban renewal project 10 years in the planning has finally broken ground in Sunset Ranch, near Marana and Tucson, according to AZSA member Herb Havins. The store will be environmentally friendly and completely responsive to the demands of today's self-storage consumer. Read More to see photo.

Another Estate Seeking Info on Leased Units: Thomas Collins

The renting public is finding AZSA when looking for their departed loved ones storage units. Do any of you have units rented to Thomas Collins?

National Self Storage Breaks Ground on Marana Facility

Class A property going up in Marana as AZSA-Member National Self Storage expands its portfolio.

Hot Month, Cool Networking Events

Business networks around the Valley offer several events to broaden and strengthen your network of contacts.

Estate of Louis Cerven Seeks Information on Leased Units

Do you have any leases in his name? If so, read on.

Have you logged in to our new website yet?

If not, please do! Click on the headline for details.

Dominion Self-Storage Opens in Queen Creek

Dominion Self-Storage is proud to announce the opening of their second self-storage center. The state-of-the-art self-storage business is located in Queen Creek, AZ on Germann Rd, east of Power Rd.

Beat the Heat on the Janus Road Tour

Janus International offers this complimentary education for self-storage professionals seeking to build new or expand existing new facilities on June 15 in the beautiful and cool Marina del Rey, California.

SiteLink Launches StorageForum

StorageForum, a discussion-based website designed for the SiteLink community, is open to the self-storage industry as a whole. Launched by SiteLink in May 2017, early topics include frequency of promotions, marketing ideas, recommendations on how to get the most out of technology like SiteLink eSign.

Greater Phoenix Self-Storage Market Remains Strong

Market Report for the 1st quarter of 2017 shows lower vacancy, rising rental rates and continued development in a strong market.

Military IDs Still Cannot be Copied

Though the new military IDs are different, the prohibition against copying them remains the same, according to the US Government.

And Now We're in Politics Too!

Already the Darling of Wall Street, the self-storage industry now has leaders entering politics on the national level.

Sales Statistics are Astounding

If you are not following up on prospects - multiple times! - you are missing opportunities. Statistics show that almost half of sales people NEVER follow up, and 80% of sales are made on the 5th to 12th contact. Are YOU following up?

Catch Attention, Interest, & Desire - Get Action

We all seek to earn customers' business and loyalty. AZSA's educational resources help you accomplish that by giving frequent focus to customer service and sales. A recent workshop developed by AZSA Member Terry Anderson, with Tenant Property Protection, focuses on a simple model: AIDA, helping you get Attention, Interest, & Desire that leads to Action.

Two Spaces: One Lease

Arizona lien statutes, modernized through AZSA's efforts in 2010, define "leased space" as the space or spaces at the self-storage facility that are rented to an occupant pursuant to a rental agreement. This enables you to put all of a tenant's units on one lease, which solves a bevy of day-to-day problems, according to self-storage legal expert Richard Marmor.

Vote for AZSA Board of Directors by May 11

Your vote is your opportunity to help guide the direction of your association. Ballots are due May 11 and results will be announced at the Annual Meeting on May 18. Click headline above to access ballot.

Now Available! 2nd Edition of Richard Marmor's Arizona Self-Storage Related Statutes, Commentated

This is the most complete treatment of statutes relating to self-storage in Arizona. Written by one of the country's foremost experts in self-storage, Richard Marmor, this 2nd edition includes information frequently requested by AZSA members