CSSA Members and Self Storage Industry in California –

ISS “Best Of Business” voting has been launched.

CSSA has been working hard on your behalf to provide legislative protection, education/information, best practices, and networking opportunities.

Here is a summary of SOME of our successes this past year:

  • Held 2 successful education and networking events – Annual Self Storage Owners Summit (had record attendance) and Napa Self Storage Owner’s Conference + THREE holiday gatherings (added San Diego)
  • Added the Legal Help Center (LHC) as a NEW Member Benefit – CSSA members can receive FREE legal advice
  • Offered multiple virtual training sessions –Sales & Service Training, Hiring & Retention, Labor Law Updates, Lien Laws, Interacting with the Homeless, ADA, etc.
  • Held several “Peer Power Hour” owner discussions: Rate Management, Interest Rates/Financing, Technology in Your Operations, etc.
  • Legislative oversight – supporting bills to improve or protect business, continue to work with coalitions to defeat non-business bills
  • Local initiatives – worked to stop or modify local initiatives that increased taxes/fees for self storage operations – Richmond, Thousand Oaks, San Diego, Los Angeles, etc.
  • Working on legislation to hopefully eliminate requirement for newspaper adivertising for liens
  • Provided ongoing information (email alerts, website) regarding States of Emergencies and Price Gouging
  • FREE labor law posters, membership decals plus online store with Lease Agreement, Lien Law, HR material, etc.

Your Industry. Your Vote.

The polls are open! It’s time to vote for your preferred industry suppliers in the
Inside Self-Storage 2023 Best of Business reader-choice campaign.
Pick your top companies in 40 product and service categories.

Vote once in as many categories as you like between now and March 31. Simply choose your favorite company from the pre-populated list in each category. If you don’t see your choice in the list, you can write in your own. There’s an open answer field at the bottom of each question.

PLEASE NOTE: You will only be able to submit this survey once, so please vote in all categories that interest you during the same session.

The winning companies will be announced on the ISS website in July and featured in the August 2023 issue of ISS magazine. Go on … Show them your support!


If you participate in this vote and feel CSSA is deserving of the honor, CSSA would appreciate your vote for Best Large Association.

Thank you - CSSA