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.



Consultant – Location & Development

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180 Self-Storage
180 Self-Storage

180 Self-Storage is a self-storage property management and consulting company based in Phoenix, Arizona. With a combined 40 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 management, feasibility studies, real estate development, construction management, operations consulting, and acquisitions.

(480) 684-3167
jeffh@180selfstorage.com
HFF – Self Storage Group

HFF Self Storage delivers complete capital solutions for self-storage storage owners; investment sales, debt placement, equity and consulting services. They have a team-based platform which offers an ideal structure to support institutional and private capital clients throughout every stage of the transaction process. Since 1998, HFF has brokered or financed more than $3.6 billion in self-storage transactions, collectively making HFF one of the nation's leading self-storage intermediaries as measured by transaction volume.

(713) 852-3509
bguffey@hfflp.com
http://www.hffstorage.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) 849-9000
mjanes@rosewd.com
www.rosewoodproperty.com
Better Management Systems, LLC

Better Management Systems is a one-stop shop for all your self-storage needs, offering third-party management, feasibility studies, development assistants, and facility start-ups. One of the few U.S.-based consultants with extensive experience working internationally in Europe, the Middle East, and Central and South America.

800 796-8171
(954) 255-9500
davidb@bmsgrp.com
http://www.bmsgrp.com
Boardwalk Storage Solutions, LLC

Boardwalk Storage Solutions, LLC is a design/build company that specializes in the self storage industry. We do it all, from site selection to construction and facility activation. Call us anytime to ask about our services or just call to run a problem by our experts. Additional Office: Maryland Office, 152 Rollins Ave., Suite 201, Rockville, MD 20852,Ph: 240-380-2025

508-337-9035
projects@boardwalkstoragesolutionsllc.com
Capacity Development Corporation

Capacity Development Corporation is a leading authority for feasibility studies for U.S. and European markets. Contact Sigel Roush for more information.

(847) 433-7510
sigel@ideacache.com
http://www.IdeaCache.com
Cox Armored Mini Storage Management

The Cox Armored Mini Storage Management team is made up of professional and friendly storage specialists. Facility operations are based on the belief and practice that the customer comes first. The team operates with the highest standards of conduct, honesty, and integrity. They believe in customer service.

(602) 997-9690
armored@aol.com
http://www.coxarmored.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
jobeth@storagefeasibility.com
J. DiNardo Consulting
J. DiNardo Consulting

With over 27 years of self-storage experience, J. DiNardo Consulting specializes in all aspects of facility operations and development, including market and feasibility studies. Whether you’re new to the industry or a veteran seeking assistance, J. DiNardo Consulting can help.

(617) 966-8278
jimdinardo@comcast.net
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
Jordan Architects, Inc.

Jordan Architects is a full service, award winning firm specializing in self-storage. Services include feasibility studies, site selection, design, construction drawings, entitlements, conversions,expansions, add RV Storage,consulting services, etc. Renowned for our innovative designs, winner of many ''Facility of the Year'' awards and hundreds of successful self storage projects nationwide.

(949) 388-8090
ja@jordanarchitects.com
MST Constructors, Inc.

MST Constructors 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.

800 982-3949
(512) 312-2088
jbratton@mstcon.com
http://www.mstcon.com
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
rachel@noahsarkdevelopment.com
Parham Group
Parham Group

The Parham Group is an association of companies offering a complete line of services for the self-storage industry. With 30 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
rachel@noahsarkdevelopment.com
Premier Storage Investors, LLC

Premier Storage Investors, LLC is a self-storage real estate investment and development company with offices in Memphis, Tenn., and Los Angeles, Calif. The company’s sole focus is to acquire and develop self-storage real estate within the top 40 MSAs across the United States. The company’s executives have extensive experience within the self-storage real estate sector. The principals of the firm have executed on self-storage acquisitions, development, and dispositions totaling over $3.5 billion of self-storage transactions across the U.S.

(901) 290-0184
Pete@pssinvestors.com; doug@pssinvestors.com
SBS Construction
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
tculbreth@sbsworld.net
http://www.sbsworld.net
Sterling Management Consulting Services, Inc.

Sterling is a nationwide third-party management company specializing in the self-storage industry. Consulting services include feasibility studies, facility audits, training, and educational materials for sale.

866 641-9016
(954)648-0635
info@sterling-mgmt.com
Storage Investment Management, Inc.

SIMI is your solution for professional self storage management in the Northeast and Mid Atlantic when results count. They have specialized in aggressive income enhancement and creation of value for property owners since 1988. We are small enough for principals to focus closely on your property and large enough to provide money saving economies of scale for you. Is your investment producing the best possible results? If not, they can help. Call SIMI today!

(716) 689-7377
Charlie@SIMI.org
http://www.SIMI.org
Storage Pro Management Co.

Storage Pro Management Co., has provided individualized self-storage property management, brokerage, and consulting services since 1975. They add value by controlling operating costs and maximizing revenues. They specialize in multilevel/conversion design and management systems. Consulting services include market research, feasibility reports, site selection analysis, management systems, and expert witness testimony.

(925) 938-6300
info@storagepromanagement.com
Synergy Storage Group
Synergy Storage Group

If you are looking for an asset manager, broker, or consultant, the Synergy Storage Group is the best choice. Their team of experienced professionals provides innovative hands-on management and brokerage supported by an outstanding 24-year track record. They are large enough to have a set standard of procedures yet small enough to adapt to your individual needs. By combining the synergy of their team with your asset they are able to maximize your investment.

(727) 937-7777
Synergystorage@aol.com
http://www.store-it.com
The LeClaire Group of Marcus & Millichap

The LeClaire Group is a national self storage brokerage team that has closed over $3 billion in transactions across the United States. With a combined 50+ years of experience, the team has the knowledge and expertise to assist its clients in reaching their short and long term investment goals. The LeClaire Group offers extensive underwriting, customized marketing, and unparalleled transactional expertise to achieve the best price and terms. Above all, the team takes pride in offering unmatched brokerage and advisory services to both institutional and private clients alike.

303-328-2044
aschlosser@marcusmillichap.com
Universal Storage Group (USG)

Universal Storage Group (USG) provides fee management, consulting, training, and developmental services to large and small operators everywhere. Their superlative marketing, yield management, and auction services keep them a Top Operator year after year. USG is the Home of the Hat Lady, Anne Ballard, one of the industry's leading self-storage experts. With the experience from producing 11 Mini-Storage Messenger Facility of the Year Winners, USG provides superb facility design and layout direction, as well as facility branding concept and management. Winners of five ISS Best of Business Awards for Best Manager Training, USG knows storage marketing and operations, and can make a noticeable difference in your facility's performance. No matter the stage you are at, whether you're just gathering information, clearing land, under construction, or already up and running, please call USG for a free consultation. The company would love the opportunity to discuss your interest and goals in the self-storage industry, and help you reach your next level.

(770) 801-1888
Solutions@universalstoragegroup.com
Valli Architectural Group

Valli Architectural Group brings together an experienced team of architects,land use planners, and designers with an extensive 30-year history in the self-storage industry. This experience includes involvement in approximately 480 completed projects. Their services cover the entire development process, from site feasibility through construction.

(949) 813-4191
ariel@valliarch.com
http://www.valliarch.com