Chiswell & Associates, LLC
         Serving the Self Storage Industry Since 1990
​         525-K East Market Street #233 Leesburg, VA 20176
434-589-4446
chiswell@earthlink.net
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"After 35 years in the industry, I still believe Self Storage to be
 one of the best entrepreneurial opportunities in real estate."
                                     Jim Chiswell

Chiswell to Speak at Georgia SSA in October
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 over 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 at 434-589-4446 to discuss the self storage issues and challenges you are facing.
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I am truly honored to have been asked to speak at this years GASSA
Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah  October 1st to 3rd.  My presentation on Monday morning will be focused on the Life Cycle of
our Industry.  Check on the link for complete details and registration.
https://www.gassa.org/2017expo

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Plan Now to Attend 2018 ISS World EXPO Las Vegas
Jim will be Moderating a Panel discussion with five of the leading
Self Storage Industry Consultants from across the United States.
The 2018 EXPO will be held at the Paris Hotel and Casino Las Vegas
April 3rd to 6th - https://www.issworldexpo.com/en/home.html