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AZSA Conference has Something for Everyone

Owners, investors, managers, and vendors: the AZSA Conference has the content and the contacts you need to build your business and your skills. Register now to attend AZSA's 19th Annual Arizona Self-Storage Conference. September 27 is the Owners Summit; September 28 is the Operational Symposium. Don't forget to use your $25 discount if you attended an AZSA networking or educational event in 2017. Exhibits are open both days, all day. If you want to be an Exhibiting Sponsor, contact us right away because there's very little space left.

How about a Day on the Golf Course before the Conference?

Temperatures guaranteed to be well below 100 with no humidity! Dave King, Vice President Self Storage at Wentworth Property Company and AZSA Golf Committee Chair, invites you to join us for a day of relaxation at the beautiful Whirlwind Golf Course, September 26, 2017, the day before the AZSA Conference. Some Golf Sponsorships are still available online, as are Corporate Foursomes at the early bird price until Aug. 10.

Our Industry's Debate on Data is Resolved for the Largest Privately Owned 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’s an important feature of this year’s Summit.

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