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5 Reasons Portable Storage Beats Fixed-Location Storage

February 6, 2020

The more stuff people buy and keep, the more places they need to keep it all. Closets are packed to the hilt. Garages are so full homeowners can’t even park their cars in them.   It’s a basic truth in American life, and it’s why the self-storage business as a whole continues to stay strong. […]

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The State of the Moving and Portable Storage Industry

January 23, 2020

As we enter a new decade, the self-storage industry, including portable storage, remains very strong and looks toward more growth. Bold Business reported that the $38 billion industry has enjoyed 7.7 percent annual growth since 2012, thanks to several factors.   As the report notes, baby boomers downsize, millennials move into crowded urban areas, and […]

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What is a Realistic ROI for a Mini Storage Franchise?

November 27, 2019

Everyone wants a substantial return on investment (ROI) in a business venture, but what does that look like?   ROI is the profitability ratio determined by dividing net profit from an investment by the amount of the investment. The most common method of calculating ROI in the storage facilities industry is the capitalization rate.   […]

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Foster Your Entrepreneurial Spirit Into a Thriving Side Hustle

November 26, 2019

We are a nation that loves our “stuff”. We buy clothes, furniture, decor, gadgets, and so much more. It’s how Americans set the stage for life.   And during the holiday season, people get a lot MORE stuff. They don’t want to get rid of anything they already have; they want a place to keep […]

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Franchise Financing: How to Fund a Portable Storage Franchise

October 30, 2019

A portable storage franchise is a sound investment that delivers a strong, reliable return. It is a relatively safe, recession-resistant business model that can be scaled gradually to increase profit margins as time—and ambition—progress. But getting it started may require assistance in funding.   Though some entrepreneurs may have capital of their own ready to […]

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