Chiswell & Associates, LLC
         Serving the Self Storage Industry Since 1990
​         36778 Curtis Court Purcellville, VA 20132
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"After 30 years in the industry, I still believe Self Storage to be
 one of the best entrepreneural opportunities in real estate."
                                     Jim Chiswell

Upcoming Events
Contact Jim

Inside Self Storage
 World EXPO 

April 7th - 9th, 2015
Paris Hotel & Resort
Las Vegas
Jim will be a Speaker
at the Biggest Self Storage
Show of the Year.
Plan Now to Attend
Link for Details

Jim is available to talk or correspond with you to see how he might be of help to you and your self storage business.  
I have witnessed and participated in the evolution of our industry for almost three decades. On the Development side, we  have moved from a "Build It and They Will Come" philosophy to an understanding that the mantra must be caution and  conservative assumptions. Detailed due diligence has never been more important whether you are building new or buying an established self-storage facility.

On the Marketing side, we have shifted from the old school total reliance on Yellow Page advertising to interactive websites focused on Search Engine Optimization considerations and click through rates. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube visibility along with email and text messaging strategies have also been implemented.  Self service kiosks and web based facility software have been added to management options at the store level.  However, I still believe strongly that there is no substitute for a customer service focused professionally trained manager with a sincere smile  and a warm handshake. 

I would welcome the opportunity to talk with you to determine how I could apply my years of experience and industry  expertise to you current needs. Send me an email or give me a call to discuss the self storage issues and challenges you are facing.
Meet Jim
I'd welcome the chance to talk to you in person.  If you are going to the ISS EXPO in Las Vegas, I am involved in a number of programs.

Monday April 6th
Developer's Workshop

Tuesday April 7th
Opening Session - 8 - 8:50 AM

9 - 9: 50 AM
What You Need to Know About Self-Storage Feasibility and Due Diligence

4 - 5:30 pm
Self-Storage Q & A with Mel Holsinger

Wednesday April 8th
9 - 9:50 AM
Generating Revenue From Self-Storage Tenant Insurance and Protection Plans

Catch up to me at one of these sessions.
See you in Vegas!