Self Storage Industry Blog

storEDGE, SiteLink, and SpareFoot create Storable to serve self storage operators

Jana Haecherl |24 Jun 2019 |2 min read

Leading self storage technology providers, SpareFoot, SiteLink and storEDGE, announced today their unification under the brand name Storable.


2018 US self storage industry statistics (Infographic)

Jana Haecherl |24 May 2019 |3 min read

Want a quick look at the state of the U.S. self storage industry? Check out this infographic to see the country’s top self storage stats from 2018!


The SiteLink, storEDGE, and SpareFoot family of companies has acquired the Select Merchant Solutions self-storage portfolio to improve operators’ payments capabilities

Jana Haecherl |29 Mar 2019 |3 min read

In an effort to enhance and simplify self-storage operations, the SiteLink, storEDGE, and SpareFoot family of companies has acquired the self-storage portfolio of the payment processing provider, Select Merchant Solutions (SMS).


12 days of storEDGE 2018: Santa is back in town!

Jana Haecherl |21 Dec 2018 |6 min read

Tis the season of giving, and the storEDGE team is kicking off the 2018 holidays with another 12 days of brand-new features, technology improvements, and fun surprises!


SpareFoot and SiteLink merge with storEDGE to continue building the most comprehensive technology platform in the self-storage industry

Jana Haecherl |30 Aug 2018 |3 min read

storEDGE, a cutting-edge technology organization, is now part of the SpareFoot and SiteLink self-storage technology family, backed by Cove Hill Partners.


It’s finally here: storEDGE introduces cloud access control

Jana Haecherl |02 Mar 2018 |3 min read

Have you heard the news? The storEDGE team recently announced a brand new product: Cloud Access Control.


Our year at storEDGE: 2017 by the numbers

Jana Haecherl |02 Jan 2018 |8 min read

Cheers to a new year - bring it on 2018! Check out our end of year stats + most used features from 2017 in this blog post!


12 days of storEDGE: A holiday gift-giving extravaganza

Jana Haecherl |19 Dec 2017 |6 min read

It’s the season of giving, and the storEDGE team is kicking off the holidays with 12 days of brand-new features, technology improvements, and fun surprises!


storEDGE partners with StoreLocal to provide integrated software to co-op members

Jana Haecherl |16 Nov 2017 |2 min read

Extra, extra, read all about it! storEDGE recently announced their plans to provide integrated software to StoreLocal co-op members.


storEDGE team makes KC’s “Best Places to Work” list

Jana Haecherl |22 Sep 2017 |2 min read

The team at storEDGE recently made the list of Kansas City’s 2017 Best Places to Work, and we’re pretty excited about it! Read all about it here.


storEDGE® awarded best marketing services by Inside Self Storage

Jana Haecherl |17 Aug 2017 |2 min read

Have you heard the news? storEDGE was selected as Best Marketing Services provider in the ISS 2017 Best of Business awards. Read all about it here!


storEDGE® expands engineering team with new office in Denver

Jana Haecherl |08 Aug 2017 |1 min read

The industry’s most integrated technology provider, storEDGE®, announced today the expansion of their Kansas City-based engineering team to Denver.


10 Federal achieves record leasing milestone at new fully automated facility

Jana Haecherl |03 May 2017 |1 min read

Check out the latest news from storEDGE client 10 Federal Storage on the success of their recently opened Angier Avenue facility.


storEDGE® to provide integrated business intelligence for self storage

Jana Haecherl |06 Apr 2017

storEDGE®, the leading technology provider for self storage, announced today the release of built-in business intelligence (BI) tools.


10 Federal skyrockets to success with fully automated facility

Jana Haecherl |30 Nov 2016 |1 min read

Check out the latest news from storEDGE client 10 Federal Storage on the success of their first unmanned, fully automated North Carolina facility.


storEDGE® offers free web listing scan to announce new citation management service

Jana Haecherl |17 Jun 2016

The free listings scan tool rapidly searches the web and finds inaccurate business listings and citations, and leads the announcement of citation management - the service that fixes outdated or missing business information across 100+ online maps, apps, directories, GPS devices, social networks and search engines - from one easy-to-manage platform.


storEDGE® announces industry’s first integrated two-way texting

Amy Daniels |17 Mar 2016

The leading self storage technology provider announced today the release of two-way texting. This feature gives managers the ability to send and receive texts from any device running their 100% cloud-based management software.


storEDGE® Introduces Digital Rental Center™

Amy Daniels |07 Apr 2015

storEDGE introduced the storEDGE Rental Center™, enabling operators to provide 24-hour renting services and ultimately secure more rentals, improve operating efficiencies, and increase operating income.


Red Nova Introduces New storEDGE™ Brand for Its Self Storage Platform

Erich Noack |02 Feb 2015

Meet storEDGE, the new brand name for the family of management and marketing solutions from Red Nova Labs, Inc. The storEDGE brand encompasses Red Nova’s entire platform of integrated products for the self storage industry.


StoreLocal Announces Acquisition of from Red Nova

Amy Daniels |06 Jan 2015

StoreLocal, the industry's first member owned co-op for self storage operators, announced today the acquisition of and from Red Nova Labs, Inc.


Vote for StorageAhead in the Annual ISS Best of Business Awards

Amy Daniels |27 Jun 2014

StorageAhead is honored to have been nominated for a staggering four categories in 2014: Best Customer Service, Best Marketing Services, Best Technology Innovation, and Most Innovative Product.


Stuff Hotel Self Storage Expands Solar Panel System

Andrea Hewitt |09 Apr 2014

Stuff Hotel is almost doubling the solar panels at its San Antonio storage facility and installing a new system at its locations in Denton, Pleasanton and Corpus Christi, Texas. Early estimates predict it will save the company 40 to 50 percent in utility costs.


StorageAhead Launches Cloud-Based Management Software StorEdge

Tim Schlee |02 Apr 2014

StorageAhead launched its innovative self storage management software, StorEdge, at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas, NV, on March 31, 2014. The new platform features a streamlined interface, built-in lead management, and CRM capabilities.


StorageAhead Prepares for Launch of StorEdge at Inside Self-Storage's World Expo

Amy Daniels |21 Mar 2014

StorageAhead’s cloud-based management software, StorEdge, is approaching its launch at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Las Vegas, NV. Live demos of StorEdge will be available at ISS Booth #421 from March 31 to April 1, 2014.


StorageAhead's 3.14 Update Provides More Options for WebReady and WebWorks Clients

Amy Daniels |05 Nov 2013

Designers and developers worked together to include three new upgrades in the release: online move-ins, mobile redesign, and a new WebReady template.


Vote for StorageAhead in the 2013 ISS Best of Business Awards

Sara Heins |07 Jun 2013

It's the time of year again - to vote for your favorite storage-related companies in the ISS Best of Business awards. Vote now for StorageAhead and its affiliate companies.


StorageAhead Launches Free Webinar Series

Amy Daniels |05 Jun 2013

As part of its initiative to provide free resources to storage owners and operators, StorageAhead has recently introduced a free webinar series that focuses on educating those in the storage industry with strategies to improve online web marketing and lead generation efforts.


StorageHounds Offers an Alternative to Fixed Rate Marketing

Amy Daniels |05 Jun 2013

Our newest self storage search engine, StorageHounds, offers lead generation for facilities; you're only charged when a tenant moves into one of your units. Read more about here!


WebWorks 3.11 Release – Update to Customer Reviews Section

Sara Heins |23 May 2013

The newest WebWorks release has launched. With the 3.11 update, customers can now reply to customer reviews.


Introducing StorageAhead's First Webinar - SEO Site Audits

Sara Heins |17 May 2013

Join us Wednesday, May 22 at 12:30 p.m. CDT for our first ever webinar on SEO site audits. Don't miss out on these valuable web marketing insights!


It's National Declutter Week

Kendra Bozarth |10 Apr 2013

Take advantage of National Declutter Week by suggesting self storage as an easy option for spring cleaning.


Storage Wars and Canada, Eh?

Sara Heins |05 Apr 2013

The self storage industry took America by storm, and now its popularity is extending to Canada.


Red Nova Labs Launches

Sara Heins |05 Apr 2013

Red Nova Labs launched their new web marketing website,, earlier this week as a resource for self storage owners and operators.


Self Storage Industry on the Rise...Again

Kendra Bozarth |29 Mar 2013

The self storage industry experienced extraordinary growth in the early 2000s when the amount of properties doubled in size and the marketplace exploded.


Apartments Smaller Than Storage Units? Good News for You!

Sara Heins |28 Mar 2013

Micro-apartments are the next move for big city living. Housing size restrictions are decreasing nationwide, so architects are drawing up creative plans to take 200-450 square feet and make it "liveable."


Save Energy with New Storage Unit Wall Systems

Peter Soto |28 Mar 2013

Don’t let anticipated changes to energy codes cause problems for your facility. Butler Manufacturing recently unveiled three wall systems that will have you more energy efficient than ever: eShadowall, eStylWalll flat and eStylewall fluted.


Marty McFly Didn't Mention This Self Storage Tech of the Future

Peter Soto |28 Mar 2013

Welcome to the future. Thanks to a variety of services and technologies, self-storage operators can now automate phone contact with perspective customers.


Storage Express Acquires New Locations in Sidney, Ohio

Kendra Bozarth |12 Mar 2013

Storage Express has acquired three self storage facilities in Sidney, Ohio from Lock-It-Up Storage. In total, the properties will add 500 storage units and over 60,000 square feet of property to their brand.


StorageAhead Develops New Mini Storage Calculator

Sara Heins |27 Feb 2013

WebWorks clients, you may notice a cool new feature on your websites under your calculator page; our team of dedicated web marketers worked hard to develop a brand new self storage calculator.


WebWorks Upgrade: Customers Can Now Leave Reviews Directly On Website

Sara Heins |27 Feb 2013

In the most recent WebWorks update, the StorageAhead developers built in a review system for customers to leave feedback on the site; they can do so by leaving a rating of one to five stars as well as an optional written testimonial.


Denver Storage Facility Installs Solar Panels

Sara Heins |30 Jan 2013

Greenbox Self Storage recently became the first solar powered storage facility in downtown Denver. In such an environmentally conscious city, the company hopes to position itself as an attractive public storage option for the kinds of people who already recycle, compost and carpool.

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