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How Self Storage Can Help Your Business During the COVID-19 Crisis

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The coronavirus pandemic has been a very difficult time for New York City’s businesses. The social distancing measures required to reduce the spread of COVID-19 meant that many were forced to adjust their operations or close down entirely. As NYC continues to cope with the impact of COVID-19, some businesses have benefited from the use of self-storage facilities to store their items in a safe place. Whether your business is closed until restrictions are lifted, operating at reduced capacity, or forced to downsize, our long-term storage solutions can offer solid benefits to your business now and long after this crisis.While no one is certain how the coronavirus pandemic will play out during the summer months, Treasure Island Storage has remained open as an “essential” business, and we are prepared to help you weather the storm. Our Self-storage solutions provide a safe, secure, and affordable location for your items, whatever they may be. Treasure Island Storage Is Here to Help Your Business COVID-19 has disrupted business across New York, forcing many companies large and small to make a dramatic and sudden shift in their operations. We are prepared to help your business during these challenging times, giving you extra space you may need. Downsizing or Operating at Reduced Capacity If your business is downsizing or operate at a reduced capacity, Treasure Island Storage can keep your items safe and secure. Whether you need long-term storage or a more temporary solution, we are well-positioned to help you weather the storm.  Inventory Storage Just as residents responded to the Stay-At-Home orders by stocking up on necessities, you may have done the same to avoid running out of critical inventory. Our storage facilities can be an ideal solution for businesses in need of additional space to keep extra inventory safe and secure.  Secure Storage Businesses that are shut down may be concerned about break-ins or vandalism. While your business remains closed, you can remove your most valuable items and keep them safely stored in one of our secure facilities that offer advanced security ...


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June 15th, 2020


Looters Target Small Businesses, Restaurants During Coronavirus

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The coronavirus pandemic has hit New York City especially hard, but the Stay At Home orders have shown that in a city of 8 million people, residents can follow social distancing orders and take action to protect themselves and others. Following reports about local hospitals being overwhelmed and running short on supplies, residents have responded by donating supplies to help them.Sadly, as much as the pandemic has brought out the best in many, it’s also brought out the worst in others, including those targeting empty stores and restaurants to steal what they can. While the health crisis continues in NYC and the economy has taken a hit from the lockdown orders, there’s now also a growing crime problem to deal with.For any business that’s closed down, leaving your most expensive and valuable equipment, supplies, or inventory in a vacant shop is a serious risk. A better option is to store those items someplace where they’re going to be safe and secure. Self-storage units allow business owners to put whatever is valuable in a unit where thieves can’t easily break into. How Much Has Looting Increased in NYC? Since Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered the closing of all businesses considered “non-essential,” such as restaurants, bars, hair salons and gyms, businesses all across the state have sent workers home and shut their doors. While some restaurants are trying to cope by offering take out meals, many others have simply closed down. Unfortunately, empty storefronts have become an invitation for thieves.While crime rates have dropped overall and more people are staying at home, break-ins at small businesses have been increasing in some U.S. cities. New York City declared a state of emergency on March 12, and since then commercial burglaries have surged to 763, with more than 100 of those break-ins at restaurants. Gas stations and other retailers have also been top targets.  What’s Being Done About the Increase in Looting in NYC? Many restaurant owners have responded by boarding up their storefronts in the hope of protecting ...


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May 8th, 2020