Investing in Self Storage

Investing in Self Storage

Prime Group Closes Self-Storage Fund at Record $2.5B

Prime Group Holdings, LLC, a private equity real estate firm based in Saratoga Springs, NY, has closed its third flagship self-storage fund, Prime Storage...

Cap Rate Compression Continues – Newmark Investors Survey Q3 2021

The self-storage asset class is now generally considered CORE or CORE+ commercial real estate, comparable to office, industrial, retail, and apartments based on robust...

Capital Markets And COVID-19: How Bad Will the Damage Be?

When asked how coronavirus was affecting the self-storage industry, Neal Gussis didn’t have to think of an answer; he had already been ill during...

Stop! Do Not Pass Go

Feasibility Study Required In the game of Monopoly, players move their piece around the board in an attempt to purchase as many properties as possible....

A Sunny Investment

Capturing The Power In Solar For Business By Tim Arthurs One of the best things about my position as senior vice president of facilities at Extra...

The Valuation Question:

Cash Flow Or Cap Rates In the commercial real estate world, most investors apply value to a property through something called the capitalization rate or, quite...

The Interest Rate Factor

Where Are Values Headed? By Dale C. Eisenman, CCIM, and Michael Morrison After a period of high transaction activity for the past few years, the market has...

Q4 2017

Self-Storage Investor Survey By Kate Spencer and Greg Wells The survey data was collected as part of an online questionnaire that was sent to key...

Self-Storage & Wall Street

Cash Is Flowing! The self-storage industry presented two faces throughout 2017. On one side, there were widespread reports during the first half of the year...

Influx Of Capital

A New Class Of Investors Since the Great Recession, the self-storage sector has grown by leaps and bounds. With a shortage of supply, growing populations, and...

Decelerating Performance

2018 To Bring Sustainable Growth Rates And Realistic Expectations The perception of the self-storage industry by outside investors is vastly different than that of...

The Irony Of Cap Rates

Objective Value Is A Matter Of PerspectiveBy Adam Karnes A capitalization rate, or cap rate, is a useful tool in a real estate investor’s valuation...

Self-Storage Investor Survey

Second Quarter 2017 The survey data was collected as part of an online questionnaire that was sent to key self-storage market participants during a two-week...

Maintaining Your Lease-Up Schedule

Best Practices To Stay On Track Self-storage owners dream of the moment they conquer their lease-up timeframe. The proper schematics for a lease-up timeframe used to be...

Buy Or Build?

Investment Insight For The Best Deals Back in the spring of this year, Sovran Self Storage, Inc., of Williamsville, N.Y., announced it would acquire LifeStorage,...

The Results Are In!

2016 Investor Survey At the beginning of April 2016, Cushman & Wakefield conducted an investor survey for the self-storage industry. The survey data was...
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Is It Time for a Self-Storage Renovation?

How To Assess and Plan for Renovations at Your Self-Storage Facility As any facility owner knows, it’s essential not to...

AZSA 23rd Annual Conference & Trade Show and Golf Tournament

Register for Hotel Here Member Rate - Regular admission is $230 until 2/11/23 February 15-16, 2023 23rd Annual Arizona Self-Storage Conference &...

4 Lessons the Self-Storage Industry Can Learn From Big Brands

Remember when you thought the best instant photos were Polaroids and Sears was the only place to buy appliances?...

The Truth about Self-Storage Lead Aggregators

Over the last decade, the self-storage industry has witnessed the rise and fall of several specialized lead aggregation websites....

Owning Your Stress For Success

It’s no secret that today’s work environment is stressful. With our current economy, labor force, and global supply chain,...
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