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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.

For years the self storage industry has been considered one of the safest investments in real estate. With the need for storage space expected to be an...

The United States is the unquestioned king of the self-storage industry, but there are many countries where the industry is starting to grow and thrive....

SmartStop Self Storage had a good 2014. In fact, it was their best year since 2007; they finished in the black. A small sample of the company’s finances:...

Lien auctions are a regrettable part of the self-storage industry, but necessary in order to protect self-storage facilities. A new website is hoping to...

Burke Bros, a removal company in the United Kingdom, will soon have an onsite self-storage facility, thanks to a few investors. Previously, Burke Bros...

If there was ever a case for having insurance on your self-storage unit, the case of the tenants of Napa Self Storage is certainly it. In August 2014,...

May is Foster Care Awareness Month and StorageMart, a self-storage company based in Oakland, California, is committed to spreading the message. StorageMart...

Amazing Spaces self storage facility in the Woodlands, Texas, has been named the best of the Woodlands for the sixth consecutive year. The results were...

The self storage industry has grown into one of the soundest investments in real estate over the past few years. Why? Because business is good to the tune...

Deciding to change one’s career comes with substantial risk. For former banker turned valet self-storage company operator, Paul Stricker, it appears...