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The Art of Employee Training in Self-Storage

The Art of Employee Training in Self-Storage

Beth Mattson-Teig October 2, 2013 4

The days when a self-storage operator could hire a manager or even a part-time worker to sit behind a counter and simply mind the store are long gone. REITs and larger management companies have

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Public Storage Wins Bidding for Morningstar Portfolio

Public Storage Wins Bidding for Morningstar Portfolio

Beth Mattson-Teig September 24, 2013 0

Public Storage Inc., the country’s largest self-storage REIT, beat out a field of competing bidders for a 43-property self-storage portfolio owned jointly by Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC and Morningstar Properties LLC. The

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Self-Storage Conversions Open Doors to New Markets

Self-Storage Conversions Open Doors to New Markets

Beth Mattson-Teig September 19, 2013 2

Tackling a self-storage conversion project can be much harder than putting up a brand-new facility. Yet the challenges can be well worth the extra effort when it opens the door to urban markets. “What

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Tough Sell? Recent Listings May Test Buyers’ Appetite for Self-Storage

Tough Sell? Recent Listings May Test Buyers’ Appetite for Self-Storage

Beth Mattson-Teig September 18, 2013 1

Self-storage properties have been selling like hot cakes in the past 18 months. Yet two sizable portfolios now on the market may provide fresh insight into just how discriminating today’s investors are in this

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Self-Storage Facilities Add On-Site Business Ventures

Self-Storage Facilities Add On-Site Business Ventures

Beth Mattson-Teig July 31, 2013 1

Savvy self-storage operators always are on the lookout for ways to ramp up revenue, boost foot traffic and gain a competitive edge in a growing industry. Over the years, properties have dabbled in a

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Bidders Vying for 43-Property Morningstar Portfolio

Bidders Vying for 43-Property Morningstar Portfolio

Beth Mattson-Teig July 30, 2013 2

Real estate investment management firm Harrison Street Real Estate Capital is in the process of selling its joint venture stake in a 43-property self-storage portfolio that it owns with Morningstar Properties LLC, The Storage

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Access to Capital Improves in Self-Storage Sector

Access to Capital Improves in Self-Storage Sector

Beth Mattson-Teig July 29, 2013 0

Sources of capital that virtually disappeared during the worst of the recession are returning to the table and providing greater liquidity for self-storage operators. For example, CMBS money—which financed nearly $3 billion in self-storage

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Self-Storage Investors Love New York City

Self-Storage Investors Love New York City

Beth Mattson-Teig July 25, 2013 2

Nearly a year after Acadia Realty Trust’s 14-facility portfolio drew a premium sale price of $300 million, self-storage investors are continuing to aggressively pursue acquisition and development opportunities in New York City’s five boroughs.

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Self-Storage Developers Face ‘Uphill Battle’ Against NIMBY Opponents

Self-Storage Developers Face ‘Uphill Battle’ Against NIMBY Opponents

Beth Mattson-Teig June 17, 2013 0

As construction activity rebounds, self-storage developers are facing a familiar but emboldened foe–neighborhood opposition. “Not in my backyard” (NIMBY) sentiments can present a formidable obstacle to new self-storage projects. “The opposition really hasn’t changed any

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