Top-Operators List : Top Operators Directory

The Inside Self-Storage Top-Operators List is an annual compilation of the industry's leading players. Companies including real estate investment trusts, multi-facility operators and management companies are ranked by total square footage. Additional information includes company leadership, contact information, number of facilities, number of units, operating names, operating locations and expansion plans.

Below is the 2013 list, which was released online on Sept. 13, 2013, and published in the October 2013 print edition of ISS magazine.

Consideration for the 2014 list is now closed. The Top-Operators List will be published on this page on Sept. 15 and in the October 2014 print edition of ISS magazine.

To view a slideshow of in-depth list analysis, looking at growth, decline and general movement among last year's final participants, click HERE.

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Companies Ranked by Total Square Footage

1.

Public Storage

2.

Extra Space Storage Inc.

3.

U-Haul International Inc.

4.

CubeSmart

5.

Sovran Self Storage Inc.

6.

Derrel's Mini Storage Inc.

7.

Strategic Capital Holdings LLC

8.

StorageMart

9.

Simply Self Storage

10.

W. P. Carey Inc.

11.

Metro Storage LLC

12.

SecurCare Self Storage Inc.

13.

Westport Properties Inc.

14.

Dahn Corp.

15.

William Warren Group, The

16.

Ash Properties Inc.

17.

Morningstar Properties

18.

Optivest Properties

19.

Absolute Storage Management Inc.

20.

LAACO Ltd.

21.

ezStorage

22.

Northwest Self Storage

23.

1st American Storage

24.

Platinum Storage Group

25.

Jenkins Organization Inc., The

26.

Stor-All Systems Inc.

27.

A-1 Self Storage

28.

BACO Realty Corp.

29.

Safeguard Self Storage

30.

Universal Storage Group

31.

Brundage Management Co.

32.

Storage Pros Management LLC

33.

Nicholson Cos., The (AAAA Self Storage Management Group)

34.

Metro Mini Storage

35.

Private Mini Storage Inc.

36.

Urban Self Storage Inc.

37.

Pogoda Cos.

38.

Brookwood Properties, dba The Storage Center

39.

Sentry Self Storage

40.

Landvest Corp.

41.

Move It Management LLC

42.

Shader Bros. Corp., dba Personal Mini Storage

43.

Amsdell Cos./Compass Self Storage

44.

Storage Solutions (Arizona Mini Storage Management Co.)

45.

Devon Self Storage

46.

Lock Up Self Storage, The

47.

Professional Self Storage Management

48.

Storage Etc.

49.

Storage Management Associates

50.

America West Management

51.

Investment Development Corp.

52.

Cutting Edge Self Storage Management

53.

BPI Capital Management Inc.

54.

Storage Asset Management Inc.

55.

Synergy Storage Group

56.

StoreSmart Self Storage

57.

E.I.M. Group Inc.

58.

StoragePRO Management Co.

59.

Nolan Brothers Inc.

60.

PRP Storage

61.

Stor-N-Lock Cos.

62.

SKS Management LLC

63.

Chesapeake Resources Inc.

64.

Storage Deluxe

65.

Storage Investment Management Inc.

66.

A-American Storage Management Co. Inc.

67.

Advantage Storage

68.

Dino's Storage

69.

Guardian Storage

70.

Tellus Self Storage

71.

Herman & Kittle Properties

72.

Rearden Investments

73.

Lyons Cos.

74.

York Development

75.

StorPlace Self Storage

76.

Four Seasons Self Storage

77.

Polo Properties LLC

78.

Self Storage Management Co.

79.

Noah's Ark Self Storage

80.

American Self Storage

81.

Donald Jones Consulting & Service

82.

American Self Storage

83.

Incaaztec Management Inc.

84.

Next Door Self Storage

85.

Websco Properties

86.

TI Storage

87.

National Self Storage Management Inc.

88.

Superior Storage Group

89.

Morris Piha Real Estate Services Inc.

90.

Paul Darden Co.

91.

Self Storage Zone

92.

NitNeil Partners

93.

NetREIT Inc.

94.

Storage Banc

95.

Argus Professional Storage Management

96.

Schmitt & Co.

97.

Investment Real Estate Management LLC

98.

Storage Place, The

99.

Nova Storage

100.

Self Storage Advisors, The