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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.

Carolina Panthers and fans may still be mourning Sunday’s Super Bowl loss to the Denver Bronco’s. Should the players or fans need a break from all...

There was a time when self storage was used only to store things people did not have space for at home, but wanted to hang on to. That is no longer the...

All kinds of buildings have been converted into self storage facilities over the years, including the occasional historic building. So it may not be surprising...

With close to 50,000 self-storage facilities in the United States, it’s hard to believe there could an underserved area. But there is—Columbus, Ohio....

It appears Compass Self Storage’s aggressive expansion plans will continue in 2016. The company has acquired its second facility of this year—this...

As much as people like to have space to suit their needs, they often resist having self-storage facilities that provide space in their neighborhood. This...

E! Entertainment founder Alan Mruvka made a bold move when he opened his self-storage company last April, StorageBlue. Mruvka didn’t stop there—he’s...

Self-storage facilities are often blamed for making neighborhoods less aesthetically pleasing.  But more and more, the once unappealing buildings are...

Last November Stor-Age, South Africa’s leading self-storage provider went public and joined the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Since then the company...

Roughly five of every six self-storage facilities worldwide are located inside the United States. That number could eventually shift as recent years have...