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self storage financing

27 Nov, 2023

Finding Financing in a post-pandemic world

While it has become somewhat more difficult to obtain financing for new self-storage construction...

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property tax

6 Jun, 2023

Long-Term Business Property Tax Savings

It is the rare self-storage owner, operator, manager, or industry professional who doesn’t attempt...

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28 Oct, 2021

Cap Rate Compression Continues - Newmark Investors Survey Q3 2021

The self-storage asset class is now generally considered CORE or CORE+ commercial real estate,...

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1 May, 2019

Fair Assessments: How To Appeal Property Taxes

Studies have shown that property taxes are the most hated taxes in America. Why? There might be...

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1 Mar, 2019

Financing A Facility

SBA 7(a) Loan Offers Ideal Option For First-Time Self-Storage Owners When Jennifer Perkins decided...

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1 Mar, 2019

Storage CX: The Customer Experience

The Next Competitive Battlefield The self-storage customer experience is changing. You may even be...

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1 Mar, 2019

Owner’s Alert

Undercurrents That Facilitate Optimum Asset Values A series of undercurrents influence executive...

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19 Jan, 2019

The Descending Economy

Is Plunging Performance Problematic? At the moment, descent is not a problem. However, it is a...

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1 Jan, 2019

New Year, New Concerns

Rising Interest Rates And Rougher Financing Tides Another year, another year for which to be...

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1 Oct, 2018

What It’s Worth?

Determining The Real Value Of A Property Operating a self-storage business also means owning a...

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1 Sep, 2018

Tapered Growth

Has The Industry’s Development Cycle Passed Its Peak? The self-storage industry has been living in...

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1 Sep, 2018

Self-Storage Franchising

Does It Work? By Marc Goodin We know franchising works for many businesses like hotels,...

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1 Sep, 2018

Pawns Of Price

Stalemates In The Sales Process According to one source, there may be $400 million in...

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1 Aug, 2018

The Valuation Question:

Cash Flow Or Cap Rates In the commercial real estate world, most investors apply value to a...

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1 May, 2018

The Interest Rate Factor

Where Are Values Headed? By Dale C. Eisenman, CCIM, and Michael Morrison After a period of high...

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1 Apr, 2018

Reassessments On The Rise

Could Steep Property Tax Increases Be 2018’s Most Taxing Issue? In 2018, self-storage owners and...

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1 Mar, 2018

Save Or Shred?

Dealing With Annoying Business-Saving Records The IRS recently reminded every self-storage...

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1 Mar, 2018

Capital’s Calling!

The Ins And Outs Of Joint Ventures Our technology-driven world has had far-reaching implications...

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1 Mar, 2018

Self-Storage & Wall Street

Cash Is Flowing! The self-storage industry presented two faces throughout 2017. On one side,...

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1 Feb, 2018

Reduced Rates And Updates

Reconciling To Tax Reform 2017 Style Are you ready for tax reform? Well on its way to becoming a...

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1 Feb, 2018

Influx Of Capital

A New Class Of Investors Since the Great Recession, the self-storage sector has grown by leaps...

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2 Jan, 2018

Decelerating Performance

2018 To Bring Sustainable Growth Rates And Realistic Expectations The perception of the...

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2 Jan, 2018

Looking For Lenders

Solid Construction Financing Exists For Your Self-Storage Project Today’s self-storage facilities...

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1 Dec, 2017

Realistic Projections With Proformas

The Precursor To Any New Self-Storage Build On the popular Showtime series, “Ray Donovan,” Bunchy...

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1 Nov, 2017

Pondering Property Performance

How To Use Occupancy And Vacancy Rates As Gauges Most self-storage operators understand the three...

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1 Oct, 2017

When And How To Increase Rents

Determining Unit Pricing On A New Facility A lot of research and calculations must go into...

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1 Oct, 2017

Auditing: Employee Theft

It is important for storage owners and supervisors to understand not only what is being stolen,...

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1 Sep, 2017

Pumping The Brakes

Lenders Cautious On Financing New Storage Development During the past two years, self-storage has...

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1 Sep, 2017

The Irony Of Cap Rates

Objective Value Is A Matter Of PerspectiveBy Adam Karnes A capitalization rate, or cap rate, is a...

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1 Sep, 2017

Don’t Be Hasty!

The Best Pre-Sale Preparations Opting to sell your self-storage facility is not a decision to...

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