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When is the Best Time to Open a Self Storage Facility?

As an operator of a self storage facility, it is important to make every decision strategically. To be as successful as possible, there is no room for a lackadaisical approach. This doesn’t just apply to day-to-day operations.

How Automation Can Make Self Storage More Profitable

Over the last decade, the U.S. has seen significant evolution in the way businesses are run. Specifically, tech advancements have popularized automation to make businesses more consumer-friendly, efficient and…

The Self Storage Industry Is Booming – That’s Why It’s Quickly Becoming 2018’s Hottest Investment

You’ve probably seen them popping up in your town, and your neighboring town, and anywhere you travel to – the self storage industry is growing rapidly.

Turning Idle Buildings into Active Self Storage

Self storage is one of today’s fastest-growing forms of commercial real estate. One strategy that is becoming very popular with entrepreneurs is the conversion of pre-existing structures into self storage buildings.

Multi-Story Self-Storage: A Lucrative Real Estate Investment Opportunity

Self-storage is a relatively new industry that is rapidly changing. It has evolved from single-story storage units to temperature and humidity-controlled facilities.

Quality Design Wins Support for Self-Storage Facilities

Our sales team has years’ of experience in helping to get buildings off the ground and has seen over 60 million square feet of self-storage built by the company.

How to Make Your Self-Storage Facility Eco-friendly

Our sales team has years’ of experience in helping to get buildings off the ground and has seen over 60 million square feet of self-storage built by the company.

What Does BETCO’s ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certification Mean for You?

For the past several years, we’ve worked to prove our dedication to quality….

Getting the Word Out: How to Market a Self Storage Business for Maximum Profitability

As the premier single-source self storage manufacturer in the U.S., we at BETCO thought we’d share a few pointers to help you market your self storage business…

Flexibility in Design Using BETCO’s Customizable Self Storage Partition Walls

With BETCO’s custom, adjustable interior partitions, your self-storage business will stay relevant to a changing market and evolving customer demands—allowing you to modify unit sizes to maximize rental income at any time.

For More Than Three Decades— U.S. Self Storage Manufacturer BETCO is Still Going Strong

Our sales team has years’ of experience in helping to get buildings off the ground and has seen over 60 million square feet of self-storage built by the company.

BETCO Professional Sales Consultants: Full Service Support From Day One

Our sales team has years’ of experience in helping to get buildings off the ground and has seen over 60 million square feet of self-storage built by the company.

When You Build Your Self-Storage Project With BETCO, You Have Access to a Surety Bonding Guarantee

BETCO offers the extra security of a surety bond, and the assurance that all jobs and contracts subject to the surety will be completed as promised…

First Impressions: Upgrading Your Self-Storage Facility for Increased Value and a Better Bottom Line

They say first impressions are everything—and in a business that revolves around keeping customer’s valuables safe and secure, this old adage couldn’t be more appropriate….

BETCO Self Storage Construction

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When Choosing a Self-Storage Building Manufacturer, Go Single Source For the Best Investment

If you’re considering the self-storage business, choosing the right self-storage building manufacturer is not as straightforward as it may seem…

Climate Controlled Buildings Can Provide Exceptional ROI and Long-Term Customer Satisfaction

When deciding on whether to proceed with a climate controlled self-storage facility, you may be wondering if it’s worth the added expense and whether you’ll see return on investment.

For the Best ROI in Self Storage Unit Mix, Local Demographics Provide Guidance

When considering the construction of a new self-storage facility, there are a few space-planning elements regarding self-storage unit mix that need to be addressed.

Case Study: Designing and Building Multi-story Storage in Mamaroneck

Residential and commercial real estate trends in Mamaroneck, NY have led to an increase in the need for additional storage space.

Climate Control: It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

Have you ever put a newspaper by a window and left it there for a few months? When you finally remembered it was there did you notice how faded and bent it had become? Storing items such as clothing and paper in traditional self storage units that are exposed to hot and cold weather is […]

Why Location Is Critical for Self Storage Facilities

The first three words uttered by any self storage professional thinking of building a new facility are basically the mantra of the industry – location, location, location. Determining the right location for a self storage facility is akin to being a gold prospector and finding the perfect creek. Basically, it is the difference between money […]

If You Have the Room, Add Boat and RV Storage

It is a tribute to self storage that it has come such a long way in a relatively short period of time. Original self storage facilities in the 1970s were in warehouses on the edge of town. Now they are everywhere, modern and appealing. But if you are a self storage owner/operator or manager, you […]

Is Investing in Self Storage a Good Idea? You Bet!

OK, here’s a pop quiz for you. Imagine a business with little overhead, little interaction with customers after they sign on and one that has continued to grow impressively in recent years, even when times have been tough. If you guessed self storage, you would be right (and those of you who said funeral homes […]

Give Your Self-Storage Units A Makeover With BETCO Self-Storage Facility Refurbishing

The economic recovery can be a double-edged sword — especially if your self-storage facility fell into disrepair during the economic downturn, or faces competition from a new self-storage facility.