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Massachusetts Self Storage Association

2013 Northeast Tradeshow

June 5-6, 2013

Westford Regency Inn

Westford, MA


Oklahoma Self Storage Association

Owners Meeting

June 20, 2013

Cattleman's Steakhouse

Oklahoma City, OK


California Self Storage Association

9th Annual Owners Summit

July 18, 2013

Balboa Bay Club

Newport Beach, CA


Illinois Self Storage Association

Great Lakes Owners Summit & Expo

August 5, 2013

Doubletree Hotel

Chicago, IL


Missouri Self Storage Owners Association

Annual Meeting & Tradeshow

August 7-9, 2013

Tan-Tar-A Resort

Osage Beach, MO


Arkansas Self Storage Association

Self Storage Expo

August 28-29, 2013

Embassy Suites

Rogers, AR  



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 New Listings
  • Cortez, CO: $1,243,500; 41,250 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliate Joan Lucas at 720-855-6587.
  • Oakwood, GA: $1,499,000; 56,800 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliate Mike Patterson at 770-241-9070. 
  • Villa Rica, GA: $1,275,000; 25,350 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliate Mike Patterson at 720-855-6587.
  • Byron, IL: $300,000; 13,860 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliate Bruce Bahrmasel at 312-518-3550.
  • Iola KS: $530,000; 17,600 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliate Larry Goldman at 913-339-0641.
  • Topeka, KS: $1,795,000; 46,558 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliate Larry Goldman at 913-339-0641.
  • MS 3-Property Portfolio: $4,500,000; 142,950 Total RSF. Contact Broker Affiliates Bill Barnhill and Stuart LaGroue at 251-432-1287.
  • Brandon, MS: $650,000; Development Site 46,100 RSF proposed. Contact Broker Affiliates Bill Barnhill and Stuart LaGroue at 251-432-1287.
  • Copley, OH: $1,425,000; 32,268 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliates Michael Venesky and Alec Pacella at 216-455-0886.

For information on all 75 nationwide self storage listings Click Here


Property Pick

Oakwood, GA



Oakwood, GA   

  • 56,800 RSF
  • 362 Units
  • 4.58 Acres
  • High visibility location in a busy Atlanta NE corridor
  • Nice office with manager's apartment
  • Located 1/2 mile from starter home community and 1.5 miles from a major university
  • Budget truck rentals
  • To learn more, click here or contact

Mike Patterson, CCIM

Commercial Realty Services of West Georgia


Argus Sales           
Congratulations to Adam Rathbun, CCIM of Southtrend Realty on the sale of Railroad Avenue Self Storage in Malabar, FL!  Adam can be reached at 321-752-1199 for details!
Bill Brownfield Congratulations to Bill Brownfield, CRE, CCIM of MKP Self Storage LLC who sold Bluebonnet Mini Storage in Fulshear, TX!  Contact Bill at 713-366-3134 for more information!
Shields Photo Congratulations to Chuck Shields of Beacon Commercial Real Estate on the sale of Chester Heights Storage in Glen Mills, PA!  Chuck can be reached at 610-828-0100 for details!
Industry Insights
Public Storage 1st-Quarter Profit Up 2.6% As Rents, Occupancy Rise
Wall Street Journal
The REIT, which owns self-storage facilities, has benefited from industry consolidation, giving it an advantage advertising-wise and allowing it to gain market share. The company's bottom-line has grown over the past three quarters, after four prior ...


Sovran Self Storage Price Target Raised to $70.00 at BMO Capital Markets (SSS)
 Daily Political
Sovran Self Storage logo Sovran Self Storage (NYSE: SSS) had its target price boosted by BMO Capital Markets from $62.00 to $70.00 in a report issued on Thursday, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. They currently have a market perform rating on the stock.


Public Storage's FFO Exceeds Est - Analyst Blog

Fri, 10 May, 2013 06:41 AM PDT

Public Storage ( PSA ), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT) operating self-storage facilities, reported core FFO (funds from operations) of $1.65 per share, 3 cents ahead of the


Self-Storage Among Top-Performing REITs During First Quarter 2013
Inside Self-Storage
Self-storage and shopping malls posted the largest first-quarter 2013 financial gains among real estate investment trusts (REITs). Although REITs across most sectors performed well during the quarter, self-storage was among a group whose earnings ...