2009 Self-Storage Development Handbook Now Available from MiniCo Publishing

Phoenix, AZ, April 01, 2009 --(PR.com)-- MiniCo Publishing has released the "2009 Self-Storage Development Handbook," an annual reference focused specifically on the self-storage facility development process from site selection to opening day. Topics in this year’s edition include determining site potential, understanding pro formas, local market obstacles, selecting security components, the impact of design on security, and facility marketing as well as financial and legal considerations. The book also features detailed information about the challenges faced by Security Self Storage in Westlake, Ohio, the facility named the overall winner in Mini-Storage Messenger’s 2008 Self‑Storage Facility of the Year competition.

Commenting on the publication, Co-Publisher Poppy Behrens stated, “It is always important for self-storage professionals to understand the challenges they may face when developing a facility, but in our current economy this preparation is absolutely critical.”

The "2009 Self-Storage Development Handbook" may be ordered by calling MiniCo Publishing at 800-352-4636 or online at www.ministoragemessenger.com. The cover price is $69.95.

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.

MiniCo, Inc.
Christa Van Zant