By Garrett Byrd I recently got the pleasure to interview Nick Collins with Bank Five Nine to cover the top high-level questions regarding SBA self-storage lending. Bank Five-Nine is number two in the nation only to J.P Morgan and Chase when it comes to SBA 504 loans which is an extremely impressive accomplishment considering they are a 14-branch community bank, Nick and his bank have completed multiple loans for our Storage Authority Franchise owners. The synergy between the
By Garrett Byrd A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owners. Ryan and Jennifer From New Jersey! Ryan and Jennifer are very versed business owners as they currently own multiple other franchises. They are looking to diversify their portfolio by adding one of the number one commercial real estate assets available. Real estate may be the backbone of self-storage but when your run your facility as you are in the hospitality business yo
By Garrett Byrd A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owners. Wendy & Scott From Tennesse! Wendy and Scott are going to build their Storage Authority self-storage in the great state of Tennessee. They are both very successful in their full-time careers but understand how their extra drive and motivation now will pay off tenfold, setting them up for a retirement that will provide the financial freedom they desire. The Storage Authorit
by Garrett Byrd At Storage Authority Franchise our success hinges on the systems we have in place. With decades of experience in the trenches, we have perfected what to say and when to say it to add max value to the customer's experience and exponentially drive the facility's profits. Google 5-Star review Phrase: When you are starting the lease, ask customers to pull their phones and hover the camera on your QR code to leave a 5-star review. If your facility does not have a
By Garrett Byrd The Storage Authority's core value will always be a Ritz Carlton philosophy of a premier facility, premium rates, and treating every customer that walks through our doors like a million dollars. To supersize that philosophy our standard is a high-touch and high-tech service where not only do we create the "Wow" factor in customer service. We also serve the customer on the platform they prefer by deploying the latest technology to meet our customers expectatio
By Garrett Byrd Interview with our newest Storage Authority Franchise owner, Eric U. from Maryland We ask our new owners now that they have completed the discovery process and are looking for land, could they please share a little bit about their experience of getting through the discovery and why they choose to become a Storage Authority Franchise owner? Question 1: Are you excited to get started? And how many hours a week are you planning on spending looking for land to
By Garrett Byrd A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owner. Eric U. From Maryland! Eric is a savvy entrepreneur who built his last business from the ground up and is looking forward to deploying his business savvy and sales/marketing skill set as a Storage Authority owner. A direct quote from Eric "Psyched to join the Storage Authority fam and build a business with a strong team leading me to the promise land. No other opportunity a
A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owner. Scott M. From the Great State of Texas! Scott has over 30 years of senior management experience across both the buy and the sell sides of marketing communications. He is instrumental with the systems and processes he deploys and looking forward to the guidance the Storage Authority Franchise provides. He is also looking forward to the grit it will take to find land and get through developme
A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owners. William and his wife are from Arizona. They have built their empire from the ground up and started with nothing. They are now looking to put the hard-earned capital to work so that when it’s time to retire they will be able to supplement/replace their incomes to be able to spend more time with the family without disrupting their lifestyle. They both have strong backgrounds in business bui
Storage Authority is excited to announce that they have awarded yet another Franchise in 2022! A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owners. Rhett and Kevin from South Carolina Rhett and Kevin are going to be developing their facility in the South Carolina area. A trusted friendship with a keen sense of business development. They are looking to diversify their portfolios for generational wealth for their families. By combining their b
Storage Authority is excited to announce that they have awarded yet another Franchise in 2022! A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owner. John from the Great State of Michigan! John is looking forward to applying his business savvy through development and operations. The Storage Authority model is to run the facility like the Ritz Carlton vs the Motel 6 treating every customer like a million dollars that walk through your doors.
Storage Authority is excited to announce that they have awarded yet another Franchise in 2022! A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owner. Kelly and George from Michigan! Kelly and George are a high-powered couple that has done extremely well for themself and are now looking to add self-storage to their portfolio. There is much to be appreciated about the corporate world but when the time comes to pivot you need a transition. The
By Garrett Byrd Storage Authority is excited to announce that they have awarded another Franchise in 2022! A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owner. Loan and Chau from Georgia! Loan and Chau own multiple franchises and are very business savvy. They were attracted to Storage Authority because they can apply their skill set as business owners and build their portfolio to add one of the strongest real estate assets out there with ver
By Garrett Byrd Storage Authority is excited to announce that they have awarded another Franchise in 2022! A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to our new Storage Authority Franchise owner. Justin is our first franchise awarded in the great state of Colorado! Justin is in the Construction Industry and has been in that line of work for 25+ years. He is a busy professional and it was important for him and his wife to find a semi-absentee business/franchise where they can ke
By Garrett Byrd At Storage Authority we have a very manager-driven system built for the busy professionals so they can continue on in their profession or own business. With our high-tech and high-touch approach, we treat every customer that walks through our doors like a million dollars. We also automate as much as we can to enhance our customer's experience including backing up the manager with a high-end self-storage kiosk. Our kiosks look like a large i-pad that disperse
By Garrett Byrd Terry Campbell with Live Oak Bank recently had a very thorough article covering SBA lending on Radius Plus I suggest you spend some time reviewing it. Using SBA Loans to Start or Grow Your Self-Storage Business Live Oak Bank is one of the Storage Authority's preferred lenders. It is important to lenders that you have experience on your side when you are going through development and leasing up your facility. The value of our franchise model is the guidance t
By Garrett Byrd If you haven't already had a chance to read it check out my recent article on Inside Self Storage. Click here: Inside Self Storage Article Why Self-Storage Managers Need an ‘Extreme Ownership Mindset’ and 7 Ways to demonstrate It. As a self-storage manager, you know your role is crucial to the facility's success. There’s a lot of pressure to perform well. To meet company expectations and make yourself more valuable to the organization, it’s helpful to adopt an
By Garrett Byrd Storage Authority is excited to announce that they have awarded its 1st Franchise of the year in 2022! A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to the new Storage Authority Franchise owners Felicia, Meghan, and Jonathan, from Michigan! A savvy family team that is setting themselves up for generation wealth with a professional and business background. They will bring a dynamic synergy throughout the process of finding land, development, and operations. The Stor
By Garrett Byrd Storage Authority is excited to announce that they have awarded its 10th Franchise of the year in 2021! A Big Welcome Aboard and Congratulations to the new Storage Authority Franchise owner Patrick from Georgia! If you have not got your hands on the best-seller e-book Self Storage, is it your vehicle to wealth? It is a must-read! There is no better way to wealth than owning your own business and owning real estate in one business! Email me at Garrett@Storage
By Garrett Byrd Storage Authority has a Record-Setting Month! Welcome and Congratulations to new Storage Authority Franchise owners Richard and Michael from New York!
Welcome and Congratulations to new Storage Authority franchise owner Justin from South Carolina!
Welcome and Congratulations to new Storage Authority franchise owner Robert from Massachusetts Our Storage Authority Franchise owners have a unique skill set where they have done extraordinarily well in their own p