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Tony Gonzalez

Tony Gonzalez has enjoyed a prosperous career in general contracting but has decided to complete his college degree in - of all things - sociology - and enjoys blogging about his daily observations of our "human society" and other musings about life and people. He has a particular interest around the shifting economy and how society reacts to downsizing changes, not only in the "contracting" world, but in the areas of moving/storage/rental, etc.

Some parents would argue that one can never prepare for Christmas too early. In Johnson, Tennessee, a pair of local self-storage facilities are helping...

Several facilities in the United Kingdom have had reason to change what could be the nine to five grind into a celebration. The UK Storage Co. celebrated...

During the most recent economic downturn the self storage industry was considered a good investment, which was not true about many other major industries...

It is not unusual to hear about trouble on the set of reality television shows like Storage Wars. The appeal of reality shows, including Storage Wars,...

It appears the saying ‘everything is bigger in Texas’ is definitively true in one sector: the self storage industry. Companies have been purchasing...

The market for self storage is becoming more competitive, especially in larger cities where the need is greater and space to build is not readily available....

It is not unusual for a self storage facility to share space with another business. A brewery, however, may not be the first type of business that comes...

The United States is not the only self-storage hotbed for investors. Markets in Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore are heating up. Recently a report by Jernigan...

The self storage industry is a hot bed of investment opportunity and LifeStorage plans to take advantage of that fact. LifeStorage has been engaged in...

The self-storage industry is in constant competition to make the customer experience convenient. Thus the birth of aggregator websites, allowing potential...