How to Work with Investors to Raise Capital for Self-Storage Deals

Investing in self-storage is an excellent option for the individual who is looking for asset class diversification through real estate investments. The advantage of self-storage investment is that it provides a more stable and predictable cash flow than a volatile stock market. The first step is to find a deal, after which you need to ...
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The Pinnacle Storage Properties Story | Part 1: Who is John Manes?

Who is John Manes?  John is an entrepreneur who is using his knowledge and resources to create a company that is a force in the self-storage industry. As the CEO of Pinnacle Storage Properties, some would portray John as a self-made man, a man who overcame his humble beginnings to become a successful business investment ...
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Partnerships Available to Self-Storage Investors

            Benefits and Challenges of Self-Storage Partnerships A general lack of significant yield available in lower risk vehicles is forcing investors to get creative.  Many investors are exploring asset class diversification as an alternative to the stock market. Self-storage is particularly attractive because readily available capital and low interest rates have provided an abundance of opportunity ...
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Storage Plus of College Station

Renovation and Expansion Updates Storage Plus of College Station, formerly College Station Self Storage, is  undergoing a major renovation and expansion. Located at 11990 Old Wellborn, Storage Plus of College Station is one of the major storage facilities for Texas A&M students and the surrounding College Station neighborhoods. We’ve completed aesthetic and security updates at ...
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Newly Expanded Storage Plus of Katy

Storage Plus of Katy, formerly Franz Road Self Storage, one of our leading facilities, has been undergoing a significant property expansion that is nearing fruition. This facility, located on Franz Road, across the street from St. John XXIII Preparatory School, offers residents and businesses in Katy, Texas an exceptional storage experience. The multi-faceted expansion, which ...
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Self- Directed IRA’s: Investing in Real Estate

A self-directed IRA is unique due to the available investment options and because it puts the owner in control. What is a self-directed IRA? Technically, a self-directed IRA is not any different than other IRAs (or 401ks). IRAs were created by the government to permit investments to grow tax-free or tax-deferred, compounded over time, to ...
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Self-Storage as a Real Estate Investment: Who is the typical self-storage investor?

Self-storage is not a glamourous industry.  Uninteresting warehouse-type buildings, filled with cubicles that are overflowing with people’s belongings, do not have the sex appeal of a glitzy shopping mall or a sophisticated designer furniture store.  Locations on noisy roads or the outskirts of town are standard.  These facilities, however, have become big business and are ...
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Pinnacle Storage Properties Announces Acquisition of Storage House of Texas

Pinnacle Storage Properties is proud to announce the acquisition of its 10th self storage property and first location in the Dallas, TX market. Houston, TX – May 31, 2018 – Pinnacle Storage Properties, based in Katy, Texas, proudly announces the acquisition of Storage House of Texas located at 3402 Bobtown Road in Garland, Texas. The ...
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Pinnacle Storage Properties Welcomes Ross Smolen

Houston, TX – May 30, 2018 – Pinnacle Storage Properties is proud to welcome Ross Smolen as a small business underwriter and financial analyst.  He will be responsible for underwriting all transactions by evaluating loan to value and debt coverage ratios, analyzing business history, and looking at long- and short-term projections. Pinnacle is actively exploring ...
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Pinnacle Storage Properties & FineView Marketing Announce Partnership

Houston, TX – March 30th, 2018 – The Houston, TX based self storage owner-operator Pinnacle Storage Properties is proud to announce their partnership with newly formed self storage marketing firm FineView Marketing. FineView Marketing is owned and operated by Christina Alvino. FineView Marketing’s primary mission is working with small and midsize self storage owner-operators, like Pinnacle Storage, that ...
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