The process of buying or selling a self-storage facility has become more rigorous as markets have become more competitive and changes in the economy impact property value. To know the accuracy of a self-storage appraisal, a self-storage owner should have a clear understanding of facility value and the effect of capitalization (cap) rates. A buyer should complete a comprehensive due-diligence process to know if an investment is financially sound.
The Self-Storage Industry’s Extraordinary Times: How Long Will They Last?
Now’s a good time to buy, sell or refinance a self-storage property. The effects of the continuing low-interest-rate environment and increased investor confidence have been a boon for owners looking to sell or refinance as well as buyers on the market. ...More
Do It Yourself Storage in Sand City, Calif., Sells for $1.89M
Do It Yourself Storage in Sand City, Calif., a lender-owned property, was recently sold to a developer for $1.89 million. ...More
Amber Oak Storage & Square in Tehachapi, Calif., Sold for $2.8M
Amber Oak Storage & Square, a 76,740 net rentable square-foot self-storage facility in Tehachapi, Calif., sold for $2,835,000 million, or $36.94 per square foot. ...More
Self Storage REIT Executives to Present at REITWeek 2011
Executives from self-storage real estate investment trusts (REIT) Extra Space Storage Inc., and Sovran Self Storage Inc., and U-Store-It Trust will be presenting at REITWeek 2011, the investor forum for the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). ...More
Big Yellow Reports Shares Drop, Store Revenue Up
James Gibson, CEO for British operator Big Yellow Self Storage, revealed this week the company's share prices have dropped 3 percent, and he doesn't expect a recovery until the economy and real estate market show notable improvement. ...More
Extra Space Hosts Grand Opening for Self-Storage Facility in Carson, Calif.
The new Extra Space Storage self-storage facility in Carson, Calif., is celebrating its grand opening on June 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...More
Sierra Self Storage in Madera, Calif., Sold for $950K
Sierra Self Storage in Madera, Calif., recently sold for $950,000 to private investors. The property will be re-branded Madera Self Storage. ...More
Sentry Stor-All in Ohio Sold to Limited-Liability Company for $1M
Sentry Stor-All in Barberton, Ohio, sold to a limited-liability company for $1,095,000. The 65,000-square-foot self-storage facility, located at 3001 Barber Road, was built in 1978. The facility has 418 self-storage units and was approximately 68 percent occupied at the ...More
Austria's Immofinanz Sells Stake in Business to MyPlace Self Storage
Austria’s Imbea Immoeast Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH, a subsidiary of Immofinanz AG, sold 30 percent of its stake in SelfStorage-Dein Lager Lagervermietungs GmbH to self-storage operator MyPlace Self Storage Holding GmbH for €34 million. The sell is expected to close by the ...More
Strategic Storage Trust Buys 11 Self-Storage Facilities in 5 States
Strategic Storage Trust Inc. has entered into agreements to buy 11 self-storage facilities in five states: Georgia, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The company expects to close each of these acquisitions before the end of the second or third quarter of ...More