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.



Facility Management

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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
A B Kelly Realty, LLC
A B Kelly Realty, LLC

A B Kelly Realty, LLC, specializes in self-storage property management across the nation. Experienced, dependable, and knowledgable with 20+ years of experience. Call for all your operational needs from start up to established facilities. Call for a free evaluation of your property.

(520) 323-6169
sierraselfstorageconsulting@msn.com
Advantage Consulting & Management

Advantage Consulting & Management specializes in self-storage management, project feasibility, educational seminars, manager workshops, on-site training, and sales and marketing resources. Brad North, founder, has been involved in the industry since 1989 and is a well-known consultant in the self-storage industry.

(678) 491-7984
brad@advantageconsultingmanagement.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
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
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
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
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
Sentry Self Storage Management

Sentry Self Storage Management is a premier full-service storage management company. The company provides 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
SkilCheck Services, Inc.

SkilCheck Services is the self storage industry's most experienced customer service evaluation firm. Services range from telephone sales evaluations, in-person shops by their professional mystery shoppers, and state-of-the-art recording media to track employee progress. They have products to help your employees with sales training, management, and day-to-day operations.

800 374-7545
(209) 333-4555
info@skilcheck.com
http://www.skilcheck.com
SKS Management, LLC
SKS Management, LLC

SKS Management makes the difference! The company provides customized revenue management--not a blanket corporate-wide strategy that may not be right for your property. SKS's experienced District Managers oversee less than 8 properties, unlike competitors' DMs who oversee more than a dozen each. With SKS there is no signage or branding change requirement, and no mileage or DM pass-through costs. For proven results call SKS today!

(510) 273-8887
pgrossberg@sksmgmt.com
http://www.sksmgmt.com
Storage Asset Management

Storage Asset Management is a property management & consulting company that specializes in self-storage. Their strategy is to create value for their clients through customized solutions that fit within their budget and allows each property to maintain their identity. SAM employs an incredible team of Property Managers, Assistant Property Managers, and Marketing Managers.

(717) 779-0044
info@storageasset.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
charliefritts55@gmail.com
http://SIMI.org
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, 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
SYNERGY STORAGE GROUP
SYNERGY STORAGE GROUP

The Synergy Storage Group is a full-service property management company and proven innovator and leader in the field of self-storage management. The company implements procedures and concepts integral to increasing facility profits in this competitive business market. Its methods are designed to maximize revenue potential by increasing employee productivity, implementing proper controls and aggressively marketing storage services to both the residential and business customer. The Synergy Storage Group has an excellent track record in the development and operation of new and existing storage facilities. It consistently runs among the highest occupancies at the highest average rates in each market area. More importantly, however, the company's controls enable it to bring the profit to the bottom line. Its services include complete management including but not limited to training, collections, lien sales, policy and procedure implementation, rate management, cost controls, sales and marketing, accounting, human resource administration, data management, facility brokerage, and consulting.

727-937-7777
synergystorage@aol.com
http://www.store-it.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
US Storage Centers (USSC)

US Storage Centers (USSC), is an owner / operator of self-storage facilities in 14 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 2016 the company has over 6 million rentable square feet under management and employs over 200 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 nearly $200,000.

(949) 428-7070
jasonl@usstorage.net