ISS Store: Kliebenstein Guides to Making Money in Self-Storage

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726. Though there are many nuances to running a self-storage operation, the key to profitability is to maximize revenue, decrease expenses and create property value. This is the central focus of How to Make Money in Self-Storage and How to Make MORE Money in Self-Storage, authored by RK Kliebenstein and Jennifer LeClaire. The first book in the series offers concrete, actionable strategies and programs facility operators can use to boost their bottom line. It includes sections on how to generate more income and manage expenses. The sequel offers additional guidance on revenue management and adds insight to equity generation. Kliebenstein, vice president of acquisitions for Metro Storage LLC, is an industry pioneer with more than 30 years of experience financing, developing, acquiring and managing self-storage properties. LeClaire is president and creative director of marketing firm Self Storage Promotions. The books are available for purchase separately as w...

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Zacks.com featured highlights include: Target, Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson and Hub

Chicago, IL – May 24, 2019 – Stocks in this week’s article are Target Corp. TGT, Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson ERIC and Hub Group, Inc. HUBG. Selecting stocks from the vast investment universe is not an easy task. For this, one needs to understand the fundamentals of every company and try to place them against the present economic background to figure out how it may fare as an investment. One way to cut this task out is to follow broker recommendation. Brokers have more insight into what’s happening in a particular company as they directly communicate with company management. Further, they have a deeper understanding of the overall industry. Specifically, brokers research on a company’s publicly available financial statements, listen to conference calls and engage in talks directly with top management. At times, they even talk with customers to gauge what they like or dislike about the products and services offered by the company. So, after thorough research, brokers decide to rate that company’s stock. Naturally, when a broker upgrades a stock, one can easily rely on it. However, solely depending on analysts’ upgrades is not the right way to build investment portfolio....