Mike Parham

William Michael Parham, CEO of the Parham Group Companies went to be with his Lord November 18, 2014. United States Military Captain and Eagle Scout. He leaves behind his wife...

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A Rental Rate Increase Perspective

Wouldn’t life be easier if we could just make our rents a little bit lower than everyone else in town? Leasing would be a piece of cake and the facility...

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Demanding the Demand

There are millions of acres of undeveloped land throughout the country, but that does not mean that every piece is suitable for self storage! Most areas lack the population, the...

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Lessons Learned

I grew up walking properties, visiting jobsites, networking at conventions, and working during college as a part-time assistant manager for my parent’s management company. I have seen the market thrive...

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Where Should We Build?

The self-storage industry has grown immensely over the last 10 years. We have found ourselves at a crossroads of overbuilt markets and new developing markets. We live in a time...

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Feasibility Studies and Site Selection

Most new developers will spend days, weeks, or even months looking for a site on which to build a self-storage facility. Once the property is found, a consultant is then...

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6 Keys To The Self-Storage Business Bottom Line

True commercial development of self-storage began in the late 1960s by the pioneers of the self-storage business, who recognized a growing demand for residential and commercial storage. These were the...

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