Extra Space Storage and Inside Self-Storage (ISS) will host a free webinar on “Choosing and Evaluating a Third-Party Self-Storage Management Company,” April 29, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. ET. The live event will be presented by Noah Springer, director of strategic partnerships for Extra Space, and Jim Stevens, the company’s senior vice president of acquisitions and business development.
The webinar will arm self-storage owners and operators with the information they need when choosing a third-party management company to run their business. The presenters will explain the differences between management-company styles and services and provide criteria for evaluating candidates. Attendees will learn how to determine if a company can adequately manage a facility’s revenue, marketing, technology, staff and more. Interested parties can register at www.insideselfstorage.com/webinars.
The one-hour webinar is sponsored by the Extra Space 3Plus Management Program.
Springer manages the 3Plus program and handles acquisition efforts for Extra Space, having completed approximately $200 million in self-storage acquisitions from managed owners and joint-venture partners.
Stevens joined the company in January 2001 as a divisional vice president. He was promoted to his current position in November 2006 and, since that time, has overseen more than $465 million in self-storage acquisitions.
Based in Salt Lake City, Extra Space is a real estate investment trust that owns or operates 654 self-storage properties in 33 states and Washington, D.C.
ISS provides a monthly trade magazine, bi-annual tradeshows and educational resources for the self-storage industry. It is the owner of the Self-Storage Training Institute and Self-Storage Talk (www.selfstoragetalk.com), the industry’s largest online forum and community.