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.
Council Approves Self-Storage Development in San Mateo, Calif.
The city council in San Mateo, Calif., Monday approved the redevelopment of a 3.5-acre site that will include housing and a three-story self-storage facility. ...More
Self-Storage Leads Gains for REIT Industry So Far in 2010
Self-storage was among the sectors that led gains for the REIT (real estate investment trust) industry during the first five months of the year, according to the June 2010 MediaUpdate released by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). ...More
Out-Back Self Storage of Dunnellon, Fla., Sells for $1.15M
Brokers from Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services completed the sale of Out-Back Self Storage, a 24,750-square foot self-storage facility in Dunnellon, Fla., for $1.15 million. ...More
Argus Self Storage Affiliates Sell Facilities in Nixa, Mo., and Sandwich, Ill.
Broker affiliates of the Argus Self Storage Sales Network facilitated the sales of All Store Self Storage in Nixa, Mo., and Store-All Storage in Sandwich, Ill. ...More
Papermill Self Storage in Tennessee Sells for $2M
Papermill Self Storage, a 55,067-square foot self-storage facility in Knoxville, Tenn., sold for just over $2 million. ...More
U-Haul of Western Florida Expands Operations With Self-Storage Purchase
The U-Haul Company of Western Florida has expanded its network of self-storage locations with its purchase of North Port Self Storage in North Port, Fla. ...More
Commercial Real Estate Market Addressed on CNBC 'The Call' by Marcus & Millichap CEO
Harvey E. Green, president and CEO of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, was featured on CNBC television program “The Call" on May 18, discussing the state of the commercial real estate market, investment opportunities by sector, and geographic ...More
AMERCO Buys Landmark Oakland Structure for U-Haul Self-Storage Operations
AMERCO Real Estate expanded its U-Haul network of self-storage locations with its purchase of a landmark structure in Oakland, Calif., built in the 1940s. ...More
Strategic Storage Trust Purchases Third Facility in New Jersey
Strategic Storage Trust Inc., a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust targeting the self-storage market, acquired an 820-unit self-storage facility in Riverdale, N.J. It is the company’s third self-storage property in the state. ...More
Smaller Self-Storage Operators: 'Too Small to Fail' in a Tight Economy?
The smaller self-storage operator is under more pressure to survive than ever before. However, it’s possible the small operator is in a unique position to actually take advantage of its size and achieve success?that, in fact, smaller self-storage operators may just be “too ...More