Phoenix, AZ, December 01, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Poppy Behrens and Lauri Longstrom-Henderson, Co-Publishers, MiniCo Publishing, have announced the launch of the Self-Storage Confidence Index (SSCI) survey for the first quarter of 2009. An initiative of MiniCo Publishing, The Parham Group, and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., the index is designed to anticipate the effects of economic conditions and trends on self-storage operations. The new survey will open on December 1, 2008, and will close on December 12, 2008.
Self-storage business professionals in the U.S. and Canadian markets are encouraged to participate in the online survey. The survey records next-quarter expectations in the critical areas of sales, profits, hiring, expenditures and industry economic outlook. Survey results will be compiled and published, and will be available to participants, subscribers, and other self-storage professionals. Participants may complete the first quarter survey and view results from the all four quarters of 2008 online at www.selfstorageconfidenceindex.com.
MiniCo Publishing, a division of MiniCo, Inc., publishes the "Mini-Storage Messenger," the leading monthly trade magazine covering the global self-storage industry. Other publications include "Self-Storage Now!," "Mobile Self-Storage Magazine," "RV & Boat Storage Today," "Self-Storage Canada," the "Self-Storage Almanac," the "Self-Storage Development Handbook," and the "Self‑Storage Buyer’s Guide."
Since 1974, Phoenix-based MiniCo, Inc. has been a self-storage leader providing superior specialty insurance programs, informative publications and valuable products and services created expressly for the self‑storage industry.
For More Information:
Self-Storage Confidence Index – www.selfstorageconfidenceindex.com
MiniCo Publishing – www.ministoragemessenger.com
The Parham Group – www.theparhamgroup.com
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. – www.cushwake.com