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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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
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
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
Bancap Self Storage Group, Inc.

Bancap is the '#1 Self-Storage Broker in California,' with nearly $1.4 Billion in completed self storage sales, including highest priced single self storage sales and numerous 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
BMSGRP Self Storage Consultants

BMSGRP Self Storage Consultants  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
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
CubeSmart

CubeSmart is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. CubeSmart owns or manages over 1,100 self-storage facilities across the United States. According to the 2019 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 profits by driving revenues and controlling expenses while bringing more valuable customers to your store.

610-535-5000
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
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
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, and a member of the S&P 500.  As of March 31, 2018, the Company owned and/or operated 1,696 self-storage properties, which comprise approximately 1.2 million units and approximately 130.0 million square feet of rentable storage space offering customers conveniently located and secure storage units 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 in the United States and is the largest self-storage management company in the United States.
For more information, please visit www.extraspace.com.

(801) 365-4600
info@extraspace.com
http://www.extraspace.com
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
J. DiNardo Consulting

With over 30 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 (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.

901-567-9536
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 (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
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
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
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
Marcus & Millichap National Self-Storage Group

Marcus & Millichap is a leading specialist in commercial real estate investment sales, financing, research and advisory services. 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
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 135 stores in 14 states. More information about the firm is available at http://www.metrostoragecorporate.com.

(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
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.

​(877) 669-0021
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
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
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
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
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
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
Self-Storage Ninjas

Black-belt level self-storage feasibility studies and business plans are all our Sensei does. This precise focus ensures you make the smartest, most profitable and sustainable decision when selecting your next self-storage project. Contact us for a free preliminary review of your next site or facility. There is no charge to objectively review it and determine if the market’s demographics, competition and demand support its development. If so, then you should proceed with a self-storage feasibility study. If not, don’t worry, Sensei will break the news gently.

402.570.5021
Self Storage Ninjas
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 company currently manages approximately 129 properties, 83,000 self storage units and 9.6 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
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
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.

(657) 224-9444
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 160 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 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
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
Yardi Matrix

Yardi Matrix is the self storage industry’s premier source for property asset information and analysis. Drawing on property-level data from more than 28,000 facilities and development projects across the U.S., Yardi Matrix gives investors, underwriters and developers critical information for profitable decision making. Yardi Matrix reveals full ownership and management contacts along with sales and loan histories for every property. Unit type rent rate comparables and one-, three- and five-mile competitive and demographic data make Yardi Matrix an indispensable resource for self storage investors. Yardi Matrix data is continuously updated and verified. Call today for a free demo customized to your area and investing objectives.

(480) 663-1149
sales@yardi.com