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
enicholson@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 30 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
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 1,000 self-storage facilities across the United States. According to the 2018 Self-Storage Almanac, CubeSmart is one of the top three 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
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
J. DiNardo Consulting
J. DiNardo Consulting

With over 29 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
Jernigan Capital

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 development, as well as for the acquisitions of, refinancing of existing indebtedness on, or recapitalization of stabilized facilities. JCAP is not only a capital partner but also a trusted provider of industry know-how accumulated over 35 years in the self-storage industry in over 100 U.S. markets. Jernigan Capital is the only capital partner to self-storage focused exclusively on our sector.

901-567-9578
karina@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

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 700 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
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
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
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) 630-2600
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
info@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 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
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 specializes in self storage acquisition, third-party management and brokerage. The company currently manages/owns about 40 locations with over 2,500,000 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
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
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
SmartStop Asset Management, LLC

Smartstop Asset Management acquires individual facilities and multi-property portfolios; all cash or loan assumptions; OP Unit/UP-REIT transaction structures. The comany 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. For acquisition inquiries, please contact Wayne Johnson at 214-217-9797 or wjohnson@sam.com.

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 Pro Management Co.

Welcome to the StoragePRO®-- where we make self-storage work for you!® . StoragePRO® Management Co. is ranked as the nation’s 9th largest self-storage management company. StoragePRO® is a boutique third-party property management and consulting firm specializing in self-storage properties since 1975. We serve eight states including California, Washington, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Oregon and Texas.  Clients include independent owners, international real estate firms, private and publicly traded real-estate investment trusts and funds.

Our primary mission in managing your property is to enhance asset value and deliver a solid return on your investment. We do that by working with you to ensure your storage provides safe and secure storage in a convenient, clean and professionally managed operation that exceeds both your expectations and those of your customers. StoragePRO® gives you the peace of mind to attend to other personal and business matters, knowing your property is being managed by experts.

(925) 938-6300 Ext. 111
info@storagepromanagement.com
Storage Solutions
Storage Solutions

Storage Solutions, with more than 48 managed and affiliated properties, provides facility management and auditing, management consultation, 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 140 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
info@storquest.com
http://www.storquest.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)

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 35-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