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January 2015
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Alabama Self Storage Association

2015 Expo

February 18, 2015

Barber Sports Museum

Birmingham, AL


Self Storage Association

Spring Conference and Tradeshow

March 11-13, 2015

Gaylord National Resort

Washington, D.C.


Inside Self Storage

World Expo

April 7-8, 2015

Paris Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas, NV


Colorado Self Storage Association

Spring Meeting & Tradeshow

May 13, 2015

Inverness Conference Center

Englewood, CO


Florida Self Storage Association

2015 Expo

May 13-15, 2015

Embassy Suites - Lake Buena Vista South

Orlando, FL  

Editor's Note           
Why in the World Would You Hire A Broker?
handshake 2015 is shaping up to be a very active year for self-storage investment, leading many in the industry to evaluate their options in this market. But many owners may wonder why someone would choose to hire a self-storage real estate specialist to handle their transaction.  The answer may not be as simple as you think!  Check out this month's Market Monitor newsletter to learn more about the importance of having an expert in your corner!
 New Listings
  • Fanning Springs, FL:  $1,390,000;  43,250 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliate Frost Weaver at 904-265-2001.
  • Howard, OH: $1,550,000; 32,150 RSF. Contact Broker Affiliate Alec Pacella at 216-455-0925.


For information on all 90 nationwide self storage listings Click Here


Featured Listing

Lawrenceville, GA

Call for Offers - Due March 2


  • Conversion Opportunity
  • 60,000 GSF           
  • 45,000 Proposed RSF
  • 12+ Acres    
  • Former Publix Supermarket
  • Great location with signalized entrance and good visibility
  • 80 outside parking spaces for RV/Boat - will require conversion to covered parking
  • Strong traffic counts and 180,000 people within 5 miles
  • Variance approval for permits expected the first week of April 2015
  • Click Here for property summary or contact

Mike Patterson, CCIM

Commercial Realty Services of West Georgia


Argus Sales
Bruce Bahrmasel Congratulations to Bruce Bahrmasel of Waveland Commercial Real Estate who sold Colfax Mini Storage in Palatine, IL!  Contact Bruce at 312-518-3550 for more information. 

Lucas NEWCongratulations to Joan Lucas of Joan Lucas Real Estate Services who sold a self-storage development site in Loveland, CO!  Contact Joan at 720-855-6587 for more information.

Brownfield Congratulations to Bill Brownfield, CRE, CCIM who sold Island Storage/Galveston Park n Cruise in Galveston, TX and a self-storage development site in Cypress, TX!  Contact Bill at 713-907-6497 for more information.

Joe Mendola Congratulations to Joe Mendola of NAI Norwood Group who sold a self-storage conversion site in Seabrook, NH!  Contact Joe at 603-668-7000 for details.

Pacella Congratulations to Alec Pacella of NAI Daus who sold Abbe Road Self Storage in Sheffield Village, OH!  Contact Alec at 216-455-0925 for more information.

Congratulations to Matson Holbrook, CCIM & Max Schultz who sold Royal Storage in New Franken, WI!  Contact Matson & Max at 414-225-4407 for details.

deJong Congratulations to Tom de Jong of Colliers International who sold JB Oberlin Mini Storage in Yreka, CA and represented the buyer of 2 Life Storage properties in Sacramento and Woodland, CA!  Tom can be reached at 408-282-3829 for details.

Industry Insights

Investors Buy on the Price Weakness of Public Storage

Bar and Graph Report

Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) dropped -1.2% or -2.47 points to trade at ... It is an owner and operator of self-storage facilities in the United States.


Sovran Self Storage Inc. (SSS) Hits New 52-week High During January 23 Session

Sovran Self Storage Inc. (SSS) hit a new 52-week high yesterday, reaching a peak of $95.00 after opening at $95.00 and closing at $94.03 for a move ...


SmartStop Self Storage Promotes Wayne Johnson to Chief Investment Officer

Marketwired (press release)

LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 16, 2015) - SmartStop Self Storage (SmartStop®) is pleased to announce the promotion of Wayne Johnson, ...


Derrel's Mini Storage Develops Self-Storage Facility in Visalia, CA, After Decade-Long Battle

Inside Self-Storage

After more than a decade of negotiations and litigation, California self-storage operator Derrel's Mini Storage Inc. is finally building a facility at the ...