In The News
Date: April 22, 2013

Mini-Storage Messenger Introduces New Planning Resource for Self-Storage Professionals and Investors

PHOENIX, ARIZ. – The new Self-Storage Professionals’ Guide is now available for purchase. Featuring editorial by respected self-storage industry professionals, the guide offers detailed information for anyone developing a self-storage facility, renovating an existing site, or acquiring a new self-storage property in today’s market. The Self-Storage Professionals’ Guide is designed to be an effective tool to help investors gauge the potential profitability of a project. Topics include the following:

  • The Self-Storage Design Process
  • Demand Studies & Feasibility
  • Building The Facility
  • The Development Team
  • Choosing Doors and Hallway Systems
  • Restorations
  • Conversions
  • RV/Boat Storage
  • Choosing Software
  • Choosing The Right Locks
  • Ancillary Products
  • Rental Trucks
  • Document Storage
  • UPS Stores & Shipping Centers
  • Cell Towers
  • Facility Management Options
  • Tenant Contact Centers
  • Pre-Opening Tasks And Marketing
  • Self-Storage Financing
  • Acquisitions
  • UPREIT Structure
  • Cost Segregation

The Self-Storage Professionals’ Guide is available for $69.95 in both print and digital formats at

About Mini-Storage Messenger
Mini-Storage Messenger is the leading monthly trade magazine covering the global self-storage industry. MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, publishes Mini-Storage Messenger in both print and digital formats. Other publications include theSelf-Storage AlmanacSelf-Storage CanadaSelf-Storage Now!, and the Self-Storage Buyer’s Guide.

About MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC
MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, was founded in 1974 as a provider of specialty insurance products and publications for the self-storage industry. Today the company is a full-service managing general agency offering multiple specialty property and casualty insurance products for a variety of unique industries and exposures. MiniCo Insurance Agency, LLC, the parent company of MiniCo Insurance Agency of Canada, Incorporated, is a member of the Aran Insurance Services Group.

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Poppy Behrens