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Choosing self storage construction company

GUEST BLOG: Considerations When Selecting a Self Storage Construction Company

Submitted to Investment Real Estate by Matt DePrato, Vice President of Affiliate Services, Storage Construction Selecting the right construction company when building your self storage project is crucial for the overall success of the project. Select a quality company and the construction process will run more smoothly. Select the wrong company and your project is guaranteed […] Read More
Economic Outlook for SS

GUEST BLOG: Economic Outlook for Self Storage – The Tail of the Cycle

Submitted to Investment Real Estate by Paul Sloate, Founder and CEO of Green Drake Advisors For the Real Estate Investor, the cycle tells all. Early in the economic cycle, opportunities abound, but money does not. And as time progresses, the money becomes more and more available, but the opportunities become less available. Unlevered returns begin […] Read More
financial modeling

Preparing to Purchase a Self Storage Facility, Part 6: Financial Modeling

The process of forecasting future performance with the goal of calculating a particular metric or set of metrics is called financial modeling, which is the subject of this blog, and Part 6 of our Preparing to Purchase a Self Storage Facility series. Here’s the scenario: Wanting to purchase a self storage facility, you’ve started to […] Read More
google my business

GUEST: Google My Business and the Future of Google+

Submitted to Investment Real Estate by Laura Gattis at The Storage Group Not-so-breaking news: Google+ is gone. By the time this blog is published, Google+ will have shut down permanently, causing panic for self storage facilities and businesses that used it as a way to boost their organic Google search rankings. But there is no reason […] Read More