Tips to cut your electricity bills

Traditional energy bills are shrinking the profits for Australian storage facility owners and as a result of these rising costs of electricity, many storage facilities are now looking at solar energy as an… Continue reading

In Conversation With Joe Barbaro

Homestead Press has worked on producing and printing the magazine since its inception, and the owner Joe Barbaro has been an integral part of this. He sat down with us to talk about… Continue reading

Is Your Self Storage Business Digital Ready Yet?

10 Questions That Will Reveal The Answer! Over the last 14 years, in the commercial real estate industry in Australasia, self-storage has reportedly been one of the fastest growing sectors. In 2016-17, self-storage… Continue reading

Gain New Entitlements

Casual employees have been awarded new entitlements which could affect self-storage operators. Leisa Rennie of HR Central advises all SSAA members to stay informed of these changes… As of January 1, 2018, the Fair… Continue reading

Storage Checklist

When people are considering using a storage facility, these are the key elements they are looking for. Are you ticking off a similar checklist as your customer? How Good Is the Facility? –… Continue reading

Making Sure It’s A Private Matter

New privacy laws and compulsory data breach reporting obligations have been introduced. What do they mean for your facility? On 22 February 2018 amendments to the Privacy Act came into force across Australia.… Continue reading

AON Cyber Liability Insurance – Are you ready for the new data breach reporting laws?

As per the Mar/Apr Insider Magazine article “Making Sure It’s A Private Matter” Six steps to preparing for breach notification With the Australian data breach notification rules taking effect from 22 February 2018,… Continue reading

Changes to FaceBook and how they affect Self Storage businesses

Facebook is like all other businesses: it needs to adapt to an ever-changing marketing environment. I see FaceBook like those big commercial fishing boats off the coast, casting their nets far and wide,… Continue reading

Aggregator Sites – friend or foe?

Over the years the Self Storage Industry has seen the entrance and exit of a number of different aggregators. In this article we consider the benefit or pitfalls of aggregator sites. Different types… Continue reading

Why Conventions are a MUST for the Storage Industry

At the SSAA we believe that locally organised industry conventions are very important. With the storage industry spread across Australia and New Zealand, our conventions bring the industry together. We run these events… Continue reading