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.
Strategic Storage Trust Acquires Fifth Self-Storage Facility in Florida Market
In an all-cash transaction, Strategic Storage Trust Inc., a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust targeting the self storage market, acquired a 1,600-unit self-storage facility in Oakland Park, Fla., the company's fifth in the market. ...More
Chester Heights Self-Storage Center in PA to Open This Spring
After several delays, Chester Heights Self-Storage Center in Chester Heights, Pa., is slated to open this spring. The self-storage facility was originally scheduled to open a year ago. ...More
NAREIT to Host REITWeek 2010 Investor Conference
NAREIT, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, will host REITWeek 2010: NAREIT’s Investor Forum, June 9-11 at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago. ...More
Developer to Break Ground on WA Self-Storage Facility Next Month
A developer will break ground next month on a self-storage facility in Issaquah, Wash. ...More
Storage Investment Management to Manage N.J. Planet Self Storage
Storage Investment Management Inc. (SIMI) will provide professional property-management services to Planet Self Storage in Burlington, N.J. ...More
StorQuest Opens Self-Storage Facility in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
StorQuest is opening its newest class-A self-storage facility in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The four-story facility features more than 57,000 rentable square feet of regular and climate-controlled self-storage. ...More
Strategic Storage Trust Acquires Self-Storage Facility in Mesa, Ariz.
Strategic Storage Trust Inc., a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust targeting the self-storage market, acquired Augusta Ranch Self Storage in Mesa, Ariz. ...More
Public Storage to Buy 30 Self-Storage Facilities for $189M
Public Storage, a self-storage real estate investment trust, entered into an agreement to purchase 30 self-storage facilities for $189 million, subject to customary closing conditions, including debt assumption of up to $126 million. ...More
Marcus & Millichap CEO Shares Real Estate Outlook on CNBC 'Squawk on the Street'
Harvey E. Green, president and CEO of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, was featured on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on March 30, discussing the recent performance of the real estate investment trust sector and providing an outlook for commercial real ...More
The Canadian Finance Market: Alternative Options for Self-Storage Owners
Financing remains one of the most critical issues in the world of Canadian self-storage. Although there are more lending restrictions, there are many storage operators who maintain excellent operations and are currently eyeing expansions, acquisitions or development ...More