Buyer's Guide

The Self-Storage Buyer's Guide is the industry's one-stop online marketplace for information on vendors servicing all aspects of the self-storage industry. We are a large industry and it is impossible to keep an inventory on all vendors ... so let the education experts at MiniCo Publishing handle that for you. Self-storage owners, operators, managers, and vendors alike can search for local or national companies and vendors to work with and contact them with no middle-man, unlike other directory and vendor locator databases. True to our primary charter of educating the industry, the Self-Storage Buyer's Guide is there to educate visitors as to who the Top Self-Storage Vendors are and give them multiple points of contact to facilitate vendor/buyer connections. Our list of vendors and vendor categories is always growing and if a need arises for information on a particular category that is not representing in our list, please let us know and we’ll get to work gathering data on vendors for you.





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Foy & Company

We are Canada’s premier Investment Real Estate Company exclusively serving owners, developers, investor and financiers of self-storage. In addition to assisting in the acquisition and disposition of properties, we work with clients to enhance market value by creating a solid investment strategy.

Mike Foy (647) 229-4065; Jaimie Walker (647) 922-5153
mfoy@foyco.ca
http://www.foyco.ca
Storage Capital Inc

A Canadian venture capital firm specializing but not limited to the self-storage industry. We offer an array of financing strategies to private owners and investors interested in growing their business, profits and bottom line. We have financed, bought, sold, developed and managed more than $2 billion of self-storage product Nationally.

Jaimie Walker (647) 922-5133 Mike Foy (647) 229-4065
Sentinel Building Systems

Sentinel’s engineered storage facilities meet customer specifications and local codes. Built with galvanized steel interior panels, gable or single slope designs, 26 gauge sheeting and galvalume roof panels. From basic storage units to full-scale climate controlled facilities, Sentinel buildings are designed to go up fast and easy for reduced construction time and expense. Sentinel’s standard features, color choices and accessories gives you endless flexibility to customize your facility, creating a beautiful, functional and low-maintenance operation.

800 327-0790
(402) 395-5076
Prorize LLC

Prorize is a global leader in revenue management solutions. Winner of the world’s top prize for advanced analytics, the Franz Edelman Award, Prorize's proprietary software and pricing consultants help clients capture maximum revenue from their assets. Prorize’s data-driven approach focuses on providing value through mutually beneficial transactions and optimum price points allowing for sustainable and profitable growth of the enterprise.

Prorize developed an AI-powered solution platform for the self-storage industry called Self-Storage Rent Optimizer™ (SSRO™), which recommends optimum rents for new and existing customers. The system has core algorithms that understand the overall market signals, predict move-ins and move-outs, and measure customer price sensitivities so that when the prices change, we know what the customer will do. The system can also differentiate feature values across units within each store and enable value-selling.

678-819-8875
phansen@prorize.com
http://www.prorize.com
Universal Storage Group (USG)

USG is Your Solution for self-storage Management, Education, and Development. Over 140 combined years of experience and expertise providing owners with Fewer Headaches and Higher Income. Offering full service third-party management, plus á la carte or comprehensive award-winning training programs and start-up or conversion services including facility design, feasibility studies, and brand development. We would love the opportunity to discuss your needs and goals, and identify what we can do to help you find Your Solution for Fewer Headaches and Higher Income.

7708011888
Visit USG online
WEISSMANN ZUCKER EUSTER MOROCHNIK & GARBER P.C.

Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik & Garber P.C. represents self-storage property owners and management companies in preparing lease agreements and outlining loss control measures. The firm also handles actions on behalf of owners for the eviction of tenants and defends owners and managers against tenant claims and personal injury suits.

(404) 364-4626
scott@wzlegal.com
http://www.wzlegal.com
Argus Self Storage Sales Network

Argus Self Storage Sales Network is a nationwide network of real estate brokers specializing in self-storage. Argus Broker Affiliates provide assistance with buying, selling and exchanging in more than 40 U.S. markets. With over $3 Billion in transaction history, Argus has the self-storage expertise to maximize value for our clients. Visit our website for current listings, broker locations, industry news and a free newsletter.

800 557-8673
(303) 317-4221
Wizard Works Security Systems, Inc.

Wizard Works Security Systems, Inc. has been specializing in self-storage security systems since 1991. The company provides gates, gate operators, access systems, alarm systems (both hardwired and wireless), camera systems, remote access systems, remote camera systems (including remote viewing, off-site monitoring and off-site storage), intercom, and music systems. Wizard Works Security Systems, Inc. can design, install, and support your security system needs.

(303) 798-5337
wizard-works@att.net
MST Consulting, Inc.

MST Consulting is a full-service team Storage Consultant. MST utilizes their 40-year tenure in the self-storage industry to assist in developing REIT ready storage facilities. Included in MST services is site planning, building and floor plan layout, to contribute information for financial modeling, and lender submittals. MST Consulting provides a full scope of resources and services from beginning to operations. James Bratton CEO has over 40 years of storage development and construction experience.

(512) 312-2088
jbratton@mstcon.com
http://www.mstcon.com
Self Storage Manager (E-SoftSys)

Self Storage Manager Comprehensive management software for single and multi-facility operators, with a suite of other modules including fully integrated CRM, Online Payment, Reservations & Rentals, QlikView Business Intelligence and Analytics Interface Kiosk interface, Mobile Websites, XPS, G5 Integration, iPad/Tablet applications, and more. E-SoftSys offers 24x7 customer support and provides over 300 Training Videos to customers.

800 469-1740
(800) 469-1740
SBS Construction

Providing efficient and effective turnkey construction services to the self-storage industry, SBS Construction is skilled in all aspects of general contracting, design-build, construction management, and project development. A diverse portfolio of successful projects completed for national developers to local operators is lasting evidence of SBS's budget-driven team's capabilities.

(210) 326-4547
http://www.sbsworld.net
Boxwell

Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Boxwell is the leading provider of quick-assembly portable storage containers within the self storage, portable storage, and moving industries. From the quality and life cycle of its custom containers, to shipping and assembly, Boxwell challenges the status quo to foresee and deliver on the needs of its customers. Serving business enterprises around the world, Boxwell is building the future of portable storage containers, today.

303- 317-5850
support@boxwell.co
https://boxwell.co/
Chateau Products, Inc.

Chateau Products, Inc. is a family-owned business dedicated exclusively to the self-storage industry. Since 1991, Chateau has offered the self-storage industry high quality padlocks, latches and latch systems, with value pricing and the highest regard for customer service. We design and manufacture our security hardware to meet the ever-growing demands of the industry. Disc Locks and Padlocks for Resale. Cylinder BEZEL® Latching Systems. Manager Over locks and Maintenance Items. Retail-Store Fixtures and Packing Supplies. Orders are Shipped within 24 hours from the company’s Florida warehouse.

800 833-9296
(941) 746-3976
Portable Storage Box Company

Portable Storage Box Company (PSB) is a subsidiary of Havener Enterprises. With over 20 years of experience in steel manufacturing, PSB is the only manufacturer of portable storage units that owns and operates its own self storage locations. Often copied but never duplicated, PSB offers a variety of sizes of portable storage units and modular units. As the first company to sell steel storage units on six continents, PSB offers the largest variety of options and customization with the best price in the industry. Products include portable units for delivery or onsite storage, hallway systems, and customized units for refrigeration, housing, commercial, industrial, and emergency uses.

8886636083
Life Storage Solutions

All-Inclusive Third Party Management

Life Storage Solutions management services provides the most comprehensive operating platform and strategy in the self storage industry.  Proven over three decades and with over 800 facilities across the US, Life Storage offers facility owners and developers the experience and innovative technology that powers the company’s own properties to success.  If you have unmet goals and challenges at your storage property, let’s discuss how Life Storage brings solutions at a great value.

877 270-4665
(716) 650-6140
dpayne@lifestorage.com
Sperry Van Ness / Commercial Realty

The SVN National Self Storage Team is an elite group of commercial real estate investment brokers specializing in the marketing, sale, disposition, and acquisition of self-storage assets throughout the United States. Their national platform provides coast-to-coast coverage for distressed assets; portfolio sales; Broker Opinion of Value (BOV) reports; expert witness testimony. Please visit http://www.storagerealty.com or http://www.snv.com

855 304-0443
(716) 633-9601
nick.malagisi@svn.com
Joshua Management

Even in the most aesthetically designed and technologically advanced facility, it's the person behind the counter who makes the sale. Joshua Management provides superior on-site management, business reports, performance information, and evaluations in a concise, readily available format.

(210) 477-4400
NDS Construction

NDS Construction and Metal Buildings provides full-service design/build construction, construction management, inspection services, and consultation. Our expertise in site planning, design, value engineering, and timely project completion has garnered an 88 percent repeat business. Over 300 completed projects valued in excess of $500 million in completed projects and over 8 million square feet built.

(210)477-4416
Noah’s Ark Development

Noah’s Ark Development stands out as an industry leader in the planning and development of self storage facilities. With over three decades of expertise and over nine million square feet built, Noah’s Ark Development offers a unique one stop shop experience and provides an array of services in consulting and market research, site planning, feasibility, business plans, and project management all of which is geared to help insure successful self storage property development.

(210) 477-4440
Parham Group

The Parham Group is an association of companies offering a complete line of services for the self storage industry. With 30 plus years experience, over 250 completed projects yielding 10 million square feet of storage Noah's Ark Development, NDS Construction, and Metal Buildings, Joshua Management One Resource in the self storage industry.

(210) 477-4440
info@parhamgroup.info
Dan & Laura Dotson

Full service live auction company that serves the self storage industry on the west coast. We’re owned and operated by Celebrity Auctioneers Dan and Laura Dotson of Storage Wars with over 4 decades of experience. We offer lock cutting and inventory service along with our auto lien service.
We boast the largest live auction crowds on the West Coast

800 838 7653
909 790 0433
Dan & Laura Dotson Storage Wars

The only Nationwide Self Storage Auction platform that’s owned and operated by Celebrity Auctioneers Dan and Laura Dotson of StorageWars, Our platform is completely automated, free to use for all sellers and we offer complete live customer service at all times, 24 hours a day.

800 930 3390
909 790 0433
Mako Steel

Mako Steel designs, supplies and installs steel buildings for the self-storage industry. Boat/RV storage, single-story, multi-story, conversions, and custom buildings available. Plants located throughout the country to service all areas. Mako specializes in working with first-time customers.

800 383-4932
(760) 448-1760
info@makosteel.com
http://www.makosteel.com
AndraTech Software Corporation

Self-Storage Pro provides users with a rich and simple-to-use working experience. The software focuses on getting things done so you can focus on your customers. The industry-leading Visual Facility Map provides an instant color-coded status of the facility. The progressive pricing makes it very economical for any size facility. View the publicly available pricing on the Self-Storage Pro website.

(844) 344-2400
The BSC Group

The BSC Group arranges debt/equity financing for commercial real estate investments nationwide, with an emphasis in self storage. Collectively, our professionals have closed debt/equity financings totaling $2+ billion. Advisory services include arrangement of debt/equity financing, financial consulting, and loan workout/restructuring services. The company has a proven track record.

800 605-7880
(312) 207-8237
info@thebscgroup.com
http://thebscgroup.com
Greenberger & Brewer, LLP

Jeffery J. Greenberger; Greenberger & Brewer, LLP, Cincinnati, Ohio, is regarded nationally as an expert in self-storage legal matters, providing legal consulting services to self-storage operators/management companies throughout the U.S., with a concentration in assisting the industry with reducing the risk of tenant litigation.

513-204-9633
Late2Lien, LLC

Late2Lien is the turnkey solution for automating the Late through Lien Sale process. Powered by the requirements and timelines outlined in each state’s statute, Late2Lien provides an all-encompassing, fully-automated, easy-to-use system for accurately completing each step along the way. Contact us today for more information!

(513) 204-9633
http://www.late2lien.com
Amsdell Companies

The Amsdell Companies currently does business as Compass Self Storage in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Texas. We are looking to expand our portfolio in these states and surrounding areas. http://www.compassselfstorage.com

888 274-9989
(216) 458-0670
Lockerfox

Lockerfox provides industry-leading features and cutting-edge technology to make your online storage auctions successful. The company is focused on bringing true innovation to the industry. Lockerfox connects local bidders with your auctions on the web to create the fastest, easiest to use online storage auction platform in the industry. Call  today to learn more.

(704) 251-0644
support@lockerfox.com
Lock America Inc.

For over 35 years, Lock America has developed and manufactured a complete line of high-security products for the self-storage, car wash, energy, petroleum marketing, trucking, and vending industries. Lock America helps its customers solve their security problems with a variety of innovative latches, padlocks, cylinder systems, disc locks, and key styles, featuring a number of 'bump-proof' and pick-proof locks and replacement latches.

800 422-2866
(951) 277-5180
sales@laigroup.com
https://www.laigroup.com
Quik Number Door Numbers

Quik# Door Numbers has manufactured the highest quality custom vinyl door numbers for over 33 years. Using 3M Scotchal High Perfomance vinyl, numbers are quick & easy to apply, inexpensive, and last! Other products include: building, office, and gate signage, along with pre-printed and custom banners. Quik# Door Numbers is family owned and operated, and continues to give friendly and professional service since 1981.

800-269-1621
quiknumber@gmail.com
http://www.quiknumber.com
Paul Darden Company/Darden Interest

Darden Interest specializes in self-storage brokerage and development. The company currently manages 1.8 million square feet of self-storage. Paul Darden is also co-founder of District Manager. District Manger is an add-on software for SiteLink users. It provides over 150 new reports, instant e-mail alerts and automatic auditing features.

(972) 755-6464
paul@pauldarden.com
Rosewood Property Company

Founded in 1982, Rosewood Property Company has been synonymous with unsurpassed excellence in development, investment and operation of institutional quality real estate. In addition to numerous and varied property interests, Rosewood Property Company is the visionary force behind the transformation of Uptown Dallas into a vibrant and highly successful urban epicenter. Rosewood Property Company's real estate investments span all real estate asset classes and its capabilities including leasing and property management. Rosewood Property Company (RPC) is the Dallas-based real estate investment vehicle for The Rosewood Corporation, which is wholly owned by the Caroline Hunt Trust Estate.

(214) 849-9042
mjanes@rosewd.com
www.rosewoodproperty.com
Storage Income Pros (formerly District Manager)

Storage Income Pros provides the District Manager line of software. Services specifically tailored for self-storage owners, corporate decision-makers and upper-tier management to provide a concise and exhaustive picture of a facility operation and maximize income. Gives users the power to audit, manage rates, and enact increases in minutes with unparalleled accuracy. Not to be confused with accounting or management software.

(214) 507-0555
info@qstrom.com
Development Services, Inc.

Development Services specializes in feasibility analysis for self-storage, RV/boat storage, records storage, and storage condominiums. Development Services provides nationwide consulting to seasoned and new developers, offering feasibility analysis and studies including reverse studies that provide an in-depth analysis for land selection and market viability prior to land purchase.

(949) 218-3655
Joan Lucas Real Estate Services

Joan Lucas Real Estate Services is a full-service real estate company assisting buyers, sellers, and developers of self-storage facilities. Ms. Lucas is co-founder of the Colorado Self Storage Association and past president.

(720) 855-6587
jlucas@selfstorage.com
Pivot Energy

Pivot Energy is accelerating the shift to clean energy in communities throughout the nation, by developing, financing, and servicing commercial solar, community solar, and energy storage projects across the country. Pivot operates on a triple bottom line basis, measuring success by the positive impact to people, planet, and profit.

8887343033
https://pivotenergy.net/
DBCI

DBCI is an industry-leading manufacturer of steel curtain roll-up doors for the commercial and self-storage markets. Our customers rely on our expert field technicians, manufacturing and sales teams to make all aspects of purchase, delivery and installation simple and easy so they can focus on their success.

800 542-0501
(800) 542-0501
marketing@dbci.com
www.dbci.com
Storage Investment Management, Inc  (SIMI)

Storage Investment Management, Inc (SIMI) is your solution for professional self-storage management with a hands on approach. SIMI will develop a custom plan to fit your needs with no cookie cutter, one size fits all programs. Since 1988 the company has specialized in income enhancement and increased valuation though a sharp focus on the NOI . Call today for a complimentary telephone consultation.

716-689-7377
charlie@simi.org
http://SIMI.org
Devon Self Storage Holdings, LLC

When contemplating third-party management you want the assurance that your management partner has the depth of experience and the foresight to improve cash flow and increase property value. Devon has built, converted, purchased and owned or managed more than 200 facilities in 26 states in the U.S. as well as three countries in Europe. Today, Devon ranks among the top 50 U.S. operators. We also purchase properties, so if you are considering selling please contact Devon first.

(510) 450-1300
Pogoda Companies

Pogoda Companies specializes in self storage acquisition, third-party management and brokerage. The company currently owns/manages about 40 locations with over 3,000,000 square feet of storage space in Michigan and Ohio. They are actively looking to acquire or manage stores with over 40,000 feet in major metropolitan areas in the Midwest.

800 326-3199
(248) 855-9676
info@pogodaco.com
http://www.pogodaco.com
Revel & Underwood, Inc.

Established in 1973, the company provides specialized expertise and knowledge to every self-storage transaction it executes. Revel & Underwood represents buyers and sellers of individual facilities, portfolios, and development sites throughout the U.S. For a confidential market valuation, contact Rob Schick.

317-578-9401 x106
180 Self-Storage

180 Self-Storage is a self-storage property management and consulting company based in Phoenix, Arizona. With a combined 50 plus years in the industry, 180 Self-Storage has the experience necessary to help owners and investors in each of the disciplines key to the success of a self-storage investment. We specialize in self-storage third-party management, feasibility studies, real estate development, construction management, and acquisitions.

(480) 684-3167
Caliber Metal Buildings

Caliber Metal Buildings is an Arizona leader in the supply and erection of metal structures and specializes in the construction of self storage facilities. Caliber Metal Buildings supplies all metal framing products, roofing products, and trim. Whether the job is 10,000 sq ft or 250,000 sq ft, Caliber Metal Buildings will give you a finished product to be proud of.

(480) 374-2944
TLW Construction, Inc.

TLW Construction is a full service general contracting company with over 30 years experience in the self storage and RV/Boat Storage industry. We manage project of all sizes and types including new builds, conversions, facility upgrades and expansions as design builders or straight General Contracting.

(480) 898-8838
National Storage Affiliates Trust

National Storage Affiliates is a self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust, dedicated to the ownership, operation and acquisition of self-storage facilities. Through ongoing contributions from its Participating Regional Operators ("PROs"), third party acquisitions and joint venture partnerships, NSA currently holds ownership interests in and operates over 550 self storage properties located in 29 states with approximately 34 million rent-able square feet. NSA is the sixth largest owner and operator of self-storage facilities among public and private companies in the U.S.

720-630-2169
rbrown@nsareit.net
Edgecomb & Associates, Inc.

Edgecomb & Associates has provided over 30 years of consulting services to the self-storage industry in the location, design, planning, development, construction documents, and construction administration for single- and multi-story facilities, ambient and climate-controlled units, and boat/RV storage.

(713) 523-2289
Envirocom, Inc.

Their clients achieve specific electronic automation and security goals by using their electronics staff of electronic-engineers, bench-technicians, and installation crews. Their bench-technicians provide circuit board repair on ''all manufacturers'' access/door alarm equipment no matter the age or condition of equipment. Bench-repairs carry a two-year warranty. Specializing in reliable unmanned facilities.'

800 568-9694
(281) 440-8196
gng@flash.net
Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Backed by hundreds of transactions in excess of $4 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle's National Self Storage team draws on a wealth of self storage-specific expertise to maximize value. We deliver services customized to the needs of each individual client, including valuations, marketing, recapitalization strategies, and brokerage. Our professionals are among the country's most well-know self storage experts. By using our team-based approach, experience, and relationships, we provide our clients with the industry's most.

(713) 425-5835
MBCI

As the industry-leading manufacturer of single skin and insulated metal roof and wall panels, MBCI provides superior service at competitive prices. Our vast product selection and full engineering and design capabilities support customer projects from conception through completion. Our commitment to innovation, continuous improvement and excellence is our true differentiator.

877-713-6224
877-713-6224
info@mbci.com
www.mbci.com
NKF Capital Markets

Geographic areas served: International

NKF Capital Markets is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to owners and users of real estate on a local, regional and national level. Headquartered in New York, NKF and London-based partner Knight Frank operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents. Our global platform enables us to effectively serve the property requirements of investors and developers worldwide. And with more than $7.0 billion in self-storage transaction experience, our team is uniquely positioned to provide superior brokerage, debt origination, and JV equity services.

(713) 599-5122
aswerdlin@ngkf.com
Trackit, Inc.

Manufactures the only patented, maintenance-free, indestructible, multifunctional,alarm switch in the industry. One switch controls the alarm, lighting, and air conditioning. Works with all alarm systems and door manufacturers. Simply closing the roll-up door alarms the door, even when the door is not latched, providing the highest level of security.

866 398-9865
(866) 398-9865
Self Storage Profits Inc

Self Storage Profits, Inc., is an Education & Coaching company that focuses on teaching others how to invest in Self Storage by finding, evaluating, purchasing, and managing existing self-storage facilities, as well as Conversion opportunities and Development projects.

866 693-5999
Xercor Insurance Services LLC

Xercor Insurance Services LLC is the leading tenant insurance services provider for the self storage industry. Created with both the customer and self storage operator in mind, Xercor offers an industry-leading insurance program that provides customers with peace of mind that their personal belongings are covered if the unexpected occurs. To learn more about Xercor Insurance Services’ exceptional coverages and competitive offerings, please visit www.xercor.com.

844-769-2904
317-757-3031
maureen.lee@xercor.com
http://www.xercor.com
US Storage Centers (USSC)

US Storage Centers (USSC), is an owner/operator of self storage facilities in 16 states. Founded in 1985, the company is a vertically integrated operator that develops, acquires, and manages its own portfolio as well as provides third-party management services for independent and institutional owners. As of June 2019, the company has over nine million rentable square feet under management and employs over 300 people. US Storage Centers is a founding partner of the 501(c)3 Kure-It, a non-profit organization that raises money for underfunded cancer research, as well as Charity Storage, a 501(c)3 that uses vacant storage units to raise money for local charities. As of June 2016, Kure-It has raised over $5 million and Charity Storage has raised over $200,000.

949 428-7070
(801) 505-3590
tommyw@usstorage.net
Valli Architectural Group

Valli Architectural Group brings together an experienced team of architects,land use planners, and designers with an extensive 36-year history in the self-storage industry. This experience includes involvement in approximately 510 completed projects. Their services cover the entire development process, from site feasibility through construction.

(949) 813-4191
ariel@valliarch.com
http://www.valliarch.com
Donald Jones Consulting & Service

Every self-storage facility should be treated independent of others. Even within
a company with multiple properties, each should be treated based on its own
market. Donald Jones Consulting & Service will bring 25 years experience and the reality of being on thousands
of self-storage properties to help your Investment perform in its current market.

8176765574
8174564658
Donald Jones Consulting & Service

There are three critical aspects to a Feasibility Study:
* Site Selection and Competition.
* Design and Unit Mix
* Projections for Owner, Equity, Lender
Each should be addressed accurately and that is done over time.
If you want a Feasibility Study that will progress as your project
progresses, please call.

8176765574
Donald Jones Consulting & Service

Established in 2003 and to date we have managed properties in AR, KS, NM, NV, OK, and across the entire state of Texas.
We are unique because we can pattern a management agreement that coincides with what an owner may need. Some owners
want to be a part of the process. Others want the Mgmt Company to accept 100% responsibility for the property. We can do
both. Every property is operated as it's own entity rather than using the exact rules for every property. We focus on reducing
expenses equal to increasing revenue.

8176765574
Seattle-Tacoma Box Company

Seattle-Tacoma Box Company is a family business that specializes in wooden and corrugated packaging products. The company manufactures wooden and corrugated moving and storage containers.

(253) 854-9700
info@seattlebox.com
http://www.seattlebox.com