Storage Lease NOW is the industry leading online service for storage operators throughout the United States offering low-cost, convenient self storage rental leases. Your lease is the most important document in your self storage business. It affects every one of your customers and a quality lease is vital to protecting your legal rights. Storage Lease NOW provides self storage leases designed specifically for each state. Although you can customize the lease for your own business, Storage Lease NOW provides self storage state leases that are available for immediate download and use NOW. Whether you operate your business using printed forms or you are now offering electronically signed forms, Storage Lease NOW customers get added peace of mind knowing that renown industry lawyers led the team that created the leases that we offer. Although the laws are ever-changing, Storage Lease NOW always seeks to provide the most current lease applicable to your state.
founders and principals include D. Carlos Kaslow and Scott Zucker of the Self Storage Legal Network (SSLN) and Steve Lucas and Brian Pelski of The Storage Group and ClickandStor®. Together this team brings nearly 100 years of combined legal, technical, and operational experience in the self storage industry.
Carlos Kaslow is a California attorney and serves as the General Counsel to the Self Storage Association. He is the editor of the Self Storage Legal Review, the SSA’s legal periodical. Mr. Kaslow is a founding partner of the Self Storage Legal Network; the industry’s only telephone and e-mail legal information service. He has provided legal consulting services to several of the largest U.S. self storage operators and provides the national and state self storage associations with legal and drafting assistance on lien law reform bills.
He has written numerous articles on legal and insurance issues confronting the self storage operators and managers for the SSA Globe and other industry publications. He is the co-author of the Rental Agreement Handbook, the Self Storage Association’s state annotated lien manual series and The Best of the Self Storage Legal Network: Answers to the 75 Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions on the Self Storage Business. Carlos and also co-writes a monthly column in the SSA Globe magazine and teaches online legal seminars for the SSA Online University. He received his law degree from California State University-Long Beach and resides in Berkley, CA.
Scott Zucker specializes in business and commercial litigation with an emphasis on dispute resolution in the areas of construction, real estate, employment, landlord-tenant and franchise law. Scott represents companies in matters relating to contract claims, loss and damage claims, delay and productivity claims, premises liability actions and tenant dispossessory. Scott also reviews and drafts construction contracts, property leases and employment agreements, trains property managers in office, retail, multi-family, industrial and self-storage and evaluates property management operations in those areas. Scott also has extensive experience in creditors’ rights and bankruptcy proceedings as well as in commercial collections. He represents companies throughout the country in resolving their commercial disputes in state or federal courts and through Alternate Dispute Resolution. Scott obtained his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1984 and his law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C in 1987. He is a partner in Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik, P.C. in Atlanta, GA.
Steve Lucas is a Principal and Chief Operating Officer of The Storage Group, a digital marketing agency specializing in cutting-edge self storage technology products and services that ensure industry success and an improved customer experience.
Having his first successful start-up at the age of 25, Steve Lucas’ 35 year career holds many successful business development and leadership roles. Businesses under Steve’s direction have won multiple industry awards for highly visible creative projects, while experiencing strong growth and high client satisfaction. He has been recognized as a creative business leader, being awarded “Person of The Year” by the Florida Swimming Pool Association, twice. Industry peers have positioned Steve in many executive leadership roles, Chamber Board of Directors, and multiple government relation positions. Steve’s systematic approach to business creates efficiency both internally and with the client base, resulting in a great business experience with long lasting relationships.
Brian Pelski With a Real Estate & Urban Analysis degree from the University of Florida, Brian Pelski’s multifaceted career in self-storage began in 1990 as a commercial real estate appraiser when he conducted feasibility analysis and valuations of proposed and existing self-storage facilities for lending institutions, individual owners, and government agencies. In 1994, Brian followed his passion and family roots into commercial real estate development and property management. Over the next 16 years Brian worked with a number of private local and national storage brands as well as an international, publicly-traded, self-storage Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in the areas of acquisitions, development, operations, construction management, asset management, and as an investor. Along the way he was responsible for the development and launch of a private self-storage brand, and later ventured into the extended stay hotel sector where he was an executive and investor with a national franchisee developer and operator.
He’s also served as an executive for a “turn-key” construction company that specializes in self storage and charter school development. In 2010, Brian forged an alliance that lead to the formation of The Storage Group and the development of it’s flagship ClickandStor® product, the self-storage industry’s first online rental tool. Brian has been a featured speaker at several self-storage conventions and expos, and has been a featured contributor in self-storage industry trade publications. He achieved the highest professional designations in the commercial real estate appraisal and investment sectors (MAI – Member of the Appraisal Institute & CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member). He has also been licensed as a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and has held an active Real Estate License since 1988.