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Extra Space CEO Spencer Kirk: Internet Is ‘Great Divider’ in Self-Storage

Extra Space CEO Spencer Kirk: Internet Is ‘Great Divider’ in Self-Storage

John Donegan June 20, 2013 3

To all those mom-and-pop operators in self-storage who think the Internet can level the playing field, Extra Space Self Storage Inc. CEO Spencer Kirk has this message: The biggest teams on the field also

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Uncle Bob’s Bans Glue Traps for Mice … Who’s Next?

Uncle Bob’s Bans Glue Traps for Mice … Who’s Next?

Jessica Huseman June 18, 2013 3

Sovran Self Storage Inc. has received an award from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for its humane treatment of pesky mice. And one of Sovran’s competitors may be next in line.

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More Specialty REITs on the Horizon

More Specialty REITs on the Horizon

John Donegan June 11, 2013 0

A bevy of businesses want to join the hospitals, self-storage facilities, nursing homes, timberland owners and auto care centers in the wildly prosperous Dow Jones U.S. Specialty REIT Index. An increasing number of non-traditional

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Sovran CEO David Rogers: Self-Storage Is ‘Industry of Haves and Have Nots’

Sovran CEO David Rogers: Self-Storage Is ‘Industry of Haves and Have Nots’

John Donegan June 10, 2013 4

At the recent REITWeek 2013 Investor Forum, David Rogers declared that technology, Internet advertising and revenue management tools have enabled the country’s four publicly traded self-storage REITs, which make up 10 percent of the

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A Guide to Understanding UPREITs and DownREITs

A Guide to Understanding UPREITs and DownREITs

John Donegan March 13, 2013 1

1031 like-kind exchanges are an excellent way for self-storage managers to defer capital gains taxes. However, they are certainly not the only way. If you don’t want to purchase any more properties, selling your

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REITs: A Viable Exit Strategy for Self-Storage Owners

REITs: A Viable Exit Strategy for Self-Storage Owners

John Donegan March 4, 2013 2

Thinking about retiring? As the economy improves, REITs are making more and more acquisitions. With capitalization rates at the lowest we’ve seen in a long time, it might be a lucrative option for some self-storage operators to

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Investing in Private Self-Storage Properties and Publicly Traded Self-Storage REITs

Investing in Private Self-Storage Properties and Publicly Traded Self-Storage REITs

John Donegan January 28, 2013 2

With both individual and institutional investors now privy to the returns that self-storage investments can bring, it seems as if almost everyone is eager to invest in self-storage. Privately Owned Self-Storage Properties If you

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