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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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
AAAA Self Storage Management Group

AAAA Self Storage Management Group offers comprehensive services to investors and operators of self storage facilities. With over 40 years experience in self storage (opening Virginia's first self storage facility in Norfolk in 1972) and a client base spread throughout the continental U.S., our services include: third party facility management, consulting & financing services, sales & acquisitions brokerage and new to our arsenal, our Affiliate Program. Visit our website to learn more about the many benefits aligning with our firm can bring to your bottom line.

(757) 423-3281
sstyer@thenicholsoncompanies.com
Amsdell Companies
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
shryszko@amsdellcompanies.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 $2 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
argus@argus-realestate.com
Bancap Self Storage Group, Inc.

Bancap is the '#1 Self-Storage Broker in California,' with over $1.35 Billion in completed self storage sales, including the highest priced single self storage sale and numerous large, multi-property portfolios. With over 33 years’ experience, knowledge as owner/operators, and leadership in numerous industry associations, Bancap provides unmatched expertise, service, and results!

(949) 715-2233
dkeller@bancapselfstorage.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
BPI Capital Management, Inc.

BPI Capital Management provides professional asset management, operations and development consulting. BPI has been in property management for over 30 years, for all types of real estate. BPI concentrates on self storage , small office buildings and mobile home park management.

(602) 954-8900
bpi@bpicapital.com
http://www.azstorage.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
CBRE – Self Storage Advisory Group

CBRE’s Self Storage Advisory Group has consistently been the leader in the self-storage industry, providing clients with timely and successful completion of all sales assignments. We have now closed over $860 Million and 12.6 million SF since 2009. This self storage team led by led by Nick Walker, Trevor Roberts, Morgan Windbiel and Blake Ludeman offers customized investment sales, acquisition and recapitalization services, together with industry leading market intelligence, to provide unmatched exposure to buyers across the country.

909 418 2173
nick.walker@cbre.com
http://www.cbre.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
CrucialClicks.com
CrucialClicks.com

CrucialClicks.com is a leading provider of Internet Marketing that dedicates to learning the nuances of individual industries to deliver the highest quality products and services well suited for you and your potential customers. CrucialClicks.com focuses on promoting the web presence of our customers through Search Engine Optimization and Local Search Marketing backed by the 35 years of combined and extensive Self Storage management experience.

888 894-0422
(954) 800-5175
thepoweroftheclick@crucialclicks.com
CubeSmart
CubeSmart

CubeSmart is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. CubeSmart owns or manages 700 self-storage facilities across the United States. According to the 2015 Self Storage Almanac, CubeSmart is one of the top four owners and operators of self-storage facilities in the U.S. Through innovative revenue management and marketing, the company's third party property management program focuses on increasing your profits by driving revenues and controlling expenses, while bringing more valuable Customers to your store.

610-535-5000
gmiddlebrooks@cubesmart.com
http://www.CubeSmart.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
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
cedgecomb@edgecombarchitects.com
Extra Space Storage, Inc.

Extra Space Storage, Inc. headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. As of March 31, 2014, the Company owned and/or operated 1,052 self-storage properties in 35 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. The Company's properties comprise approximately 700,000 units and approximately 78.0 million square feet of rentable space. Extra Space Storage, Inc. offers customers a wide selection of conveniently located and secure storage solutions across the country, including boat storage, RV storage and business storage. The Company is the second largest owner and/or operator of self-storage properties as well as the largest third-party self-storage management company in the United States.

(801) 365-4600
info@extraspace.com
http://www.extraspace.com
Foy & Company
Foy & Company

We are Canada's premier Investment Real Estate Company exclusively serving owners, developers, investors, and financiers of self-storage. In addition to assisting in the acquisition and disposition of properties, we work with clients to: enhance a facility's market value, find the right development project and create a solid investment strategy. Seperately I also own Storage Capital Inc. Which is a lender to the self storage industry in Canada. The contact information is the same although my email there is mfoy@storagecapital.ca and our website is storagecapital.ca Storage Capital is a private investment company exclusively focused on Canadian Self Storage. Our mission is to provide access to capital for the self storage industry

877 966-3807
(416) 966-3800
mfoy@foyco.ca
http://www.foyco.ca
Grandbridge Real Estate Capital

With offices located throughout the U.S., Grandbridge Real Estate Capital is one of the country’s largest full-service commercial real estate finance firms. In 2016, Grandbridge originated $7,144,952,104 in commercial and multifamily loans. The company services $31 billion and provides asset and portfolio management nationwide for CRE capital providers.

614-358-4100
dbrooks@grandbridge.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
Jernigan Capital, Inc.

Jernigan Capital (NYSE:JCAP) is a commercial real estate finance company that provides financing to private developers, owners, and operators of self-storage facilities. Jernigan Capital offers financing solutions for the ground-up construction of major self-storage development as well as for the acquisition of, refinancing of existing indebtedness on, or recapitalization of stabilized facilities.

305-381-9696
cj@jernigancapital.com
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
Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle

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
steve.mellon@am.jll.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
Life Storage Solutions

All-Inclusive Third Party Management: When you partner with Life Storage Solutions, you’ll benefit from our expertise and proven strategy, which has time and again driven new business and turned customer interest into customer loyalty. With over 650 locations nationwide, you get the advantage of the brand presence and marketing strategy of a national REIT to help elevate your facility. Call or email to find out how we can help you succeed! dpayne@lifestorage.com (877) 270-4665

877 270-4665
(716) 650-6140
dpayne@lifestorage.com
Live Oak Bank
Live Oak Bank

Live Oak Bank offers comprehensive financing options for the Self-Storage industry in all fifty states. Ingrained in the industry, we attend major trade shows and industry events, participate in state and national associations, partner with vendors and key distributors, visit self-storage developments nationwide, and make a point to give back to the industry whenever we can. Our lending team understands your business, which translates to a smoother, more transparent lending process.

910-208-9267
terry.campbell@liveoakbank.com
Marcus & Millichap National Self-Storage Group

Marcus & Millichap leads the commercial real estate industry with more than 1,700 investment professionals in over 80 offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our National Self-Storage Group provides investors and owners with local market knowledge, property-specific expertise and custom-tailored marketing plans to help them achieve their investment goals.

(206)-826-5750
joel.deis@marcusmillichap.com
Metro Storage, LLC
Metro Storage, LLC

Metro Storage LLC, operating under the trademark Metro Self Storage®, is a privately owned, fully integrated real estate operating company specializing in the development, acquisition and management of self-storage facilities nationwide. Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, the company is the 10th largest operator of self-storage facilities in the United States with over 100 stores in 12 states. More information about the firm is available at http://www.metrostoragecorporate.com.

1-888--
(847) 235-8900
info@metrostorage.com
Midcoast Properties, Inc.

Midcoast Properties, Inc. is a leading broker of self storage properties in the Southeast. Midcoast's sole focus is on representing the interests of its clients. If you are a potential buyer or seller of self storage, contact Midcoast for a free Broker's Opinion of Value.

(843) 342-7650
dale@midcoastproperties.com
NAI Horizon
NAI Horizon

Denise Nunez is a commercial real estate agent with more than 23 years of focused self storage expertise. Since 2010 she has helped institutional investors, public companies, REITS, high net worth individuals and mom and pop owners with the sale and acquisition of over $100 million in self storage assets. While her focus is primarily the Arizona and Southwest markets; the NAI Global network allows her to work with her clients across 46 states nationwide.

6023936784
denise.nunez@naihorizon.com
http://www.naihorizon.com
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) and third-party acquisitions, NSA currently owns 317 self storage facilities located in 18 states with approximately 19 million rentable square feet. NSA is the sixth largest owner and operator of self-storage facilities among public and private companies in the U.S.

(720) 630-2600
mdowling@nsareit.net
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
Platinum Storage Group & Storage Direct

Platinum Storage Group is a national self-storage operator that provides turnkey property management services, including consulting, feasibility, finance, construction, and development expertise focused on maximizing profitability.

(949) 770-2232
contact@platinumstorage.com
Pogoda Companies
Pogoda Companies

Pogoda Companies offers management, brokerage, and consulting services in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. The company currently manages 28 stores with almost 2,000,000 square feet of storage. They are looking to acquire or manage stores with 40,000 square feet or more in major metropolitan areas in the Midwest.

800 326-3199
(248) 855-9676
info@pogodaco.com
http://www.pogodaco.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
Rein & Grossoehme
Rein & Grossoehme

Bill Alter is the premier self-storage broker in Arizona. He specializes exclusively in self-storage sales and acquisitions and has closed 157 sales totaling over $360,000,000 in value. Bill’s relationships with industry players span nationwide and include public companies, financial institutions and individual owners. He has been helping his clients achieve their goals for over 30 years. Bill is a founding member of the Arizona Self Storage Association and a recipient of its prestigious Pioneer Award in 2007.

(602) 315-0771
Bill@Rgcre.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
rschick@revelunderwood.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
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
scott@selfstorageinvesting.com
Sentry Self Storage Management

Sentry Self Storage Management is a premier full service management company. We provide consulting, on-site management, acquisition, and development expertise. The company currently has locations in four states with two million square feet of self storage.

877 357-8673
(954) 346-2330
ryonis@sentry-selfstorage.com
SmartStop Asset Management, LLC

For acquisition inquiries, please contact Wayne Johnson at 214-217-9797 or wjohnson@sam.com. Smartstop Asset Management acquires individual facilities and multi-property portfolios; all cash or loan assumptions; OP Unit/UP-REIT transaction structures. Currently manages approximately 107 properties, 67,000 self storage units and 7.8 million rentable square feet. In 2015, key executives at Smartstop Asset Management negotiated the sale of SmartStop Self Storage Inc. to Extra Space Storage Inc. in a merger transaction totaling $1.4 billion.

949-429-6600
info@sam.com
http://www.sam.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
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 Capital Inc
Storage Capital Inc

SCI is an innovative private investment company exclusively focused on Canadian self-storage. Our mission is to provide access to capital for the self-storage industry, allowing operators to focus on growing their business.

877 966-3807
(416) 966-3800
jblackwood@foyco.ca
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
Storage Solutions
Storage Solutions

Storage Solutions, with more than 48 managed and affiliated properties, provides facility management and auditing, management consultation, and self-storage feasibility, planning, and development services. The company currently manages locations throughout the Southwestern United States.

(480) 844-3900
info@storage-solutions.org
Store Here Self Storage

Store Here Self Storage acquires self storage assets and manages ongoing projects. We are a Property Management Company with an acquisition and analysis division. With over 75 years of acquisition and operational experience, Store Here’s Managing Partners are: Ryan T. Rogers, James J. Hanrahan and Christopher Weber.

855 478-6734
info@storehere.com
http://www.storehere.com
StorQuest Self Storage (Managed by The William Warren Group)

The William Warren Group, Inc. is a privately held, entrepreneurial real estate company that develops, acquires and manages self storage properties under the vibrant brand of StorQuest Self Storage. With over 125 locations nationwide, StorQuest has developed an industry-wide reputation for extraordinary customer service, driven by a sophisticated operating platform and leadership in technological innovation. To learn more about The William Warren Group and its proprietary brand of StorQuest Self Storage visit: http://www.williamwarren.com and http://www.storquest.com.

(310) 451-2130
http://www.storquest.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
Ten-X Commercial
Ten-X Commercial

Ten-X Commercial offers the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, which has sold more than $17B in commercial assets, including $250M in self-storage facility sales. With Ten-X, you can sell your asset on a digital marketplace that precision-targets buyers, including unknown buyers from around the world. Ten-X Commercial accelerates the transaction process from listing and marketing to due diligence and close.

Ten-X is headquartered in Irvine and Silicon Valley, Calif., and has offices in key markets nationwide. Investors in the company include Google Capital and Stone Point Capital.

888 770-7332
(206) 274-5318
milhollandt@ten-x.com
The BSC Group
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
Universal Storage Group (USG)

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. With the experience from producing 9 Mini-Storage Messenger Facility of the Year Winners, USG provides superb facility design and layout direction as well as facility branding. Winners of two ISS Best of Business Awards for Best Manager Training, they know storage marketing and operations, and can make a noticeable difference in your facility's performance.

(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