The official publication of Texas Self Storage Association

TSSA produces Self-Storage News, a bimonthly magazine that is mailed to all member and is also available to view online—including archived back issues. Browse the magazine to get expert tips and tricks on all things self storage. Articles focus on development, operations, revenue management, marketing, property taxes and legal issues. You'll also get the latest association and self-storage industry news. 

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Additional Articles

New Towing Law FAQs

by TSSA Legal Counsel

A new towing law, Texas Senate Bill 1181 (“SB 1181”), went into effect on September 1, 2021. This new law provides a self-service storage facility with the ability to tow certain vehicles away following a tenant’s abandonment of property at the facility (in lieu of holding a public auction).TSSA legal counsel answers some frequently asked questions about this new law.

TSSA Has a New Look

by Mallory Scott, TSSA Marketing & Media Coordinator

BAs the self-storage industry continues to evolve, so does TSSA. Over the past several years, the association has modernized its assets and benefits to best support its members needs. With that, the TSSA board decided it was the perfect time to update the logo—one that has been representing the association for the last 35 years.

Big ideas is back and better than ever

Join us October 3-5 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio!

There is something for everyone at Big Ideas, no matter where you are on your self-storage journey. You'll get three days full of networking, premier education, lively social events and the largest state association trade show in the country. We're happy to announce keynote speaker Will Bowen, who will teach you how to create a complaint-free business (and world). Register now.

TPWD Requiring Serial Number or TX Number in Ads for Boat Foreclosures

by TSSA Legal Counsel

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (“TPWD”) recently provided TSSA with important guidance as to newspaper advertising requirements when selling vessels or outboard motors at a foreclosure auction. TSSA legal counsel provides details on this new requirement.

Adding Value Through Upgrades and Innovative Design

by Stephen Sharpe

Minor upgrades and thoughtful expansion can add value to an outdated facility by improving desirability, while innovative design and prudent planning can greatly enhance the potential of a vacant but problematic piece of real estate.

A close-up on Texas' Self-Storage Market

by Evelyn Jozsa

Following the unprecedented development wave in 2018, the self-storage market in Texas has become significantly oversupplied. Metros such as Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth were all compelled to limit their new development pipeline to help balance supply and demand.

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