A New Platform for Self-Storage Investors

Pinnacle Storage Properties has committed to list more than $100 million in storage assets on Earn.re, a blockchain platform for commercial real estate financing designed to connect lenders and accredited investors directly with project sponsors.  To understand blockchain, you have to first understand the fundamentals of tokenization (sometimes called cryptocurrency) and blockchain technology.  What is ...
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Small Operators Can Compete With REITs

In today’s ever-evolving self-storage climate, smaller operators have to compete with larger, better capitalized companies. With the advantage of better capital comes a substantial marketing budget, more locations, and a sizable management staff. How do the smaller operators adjust to be able to compete in this market? To understand the self storage market you must ...
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Pinnacle Storage Properties Announces New Market Venture with the Acquisition of Five West Coast Properties

Houston, TX –August 21, 2019 – Pinnacle Storage Properties, based in Katy, Texas, proudly announces the acquisition of five west coast self-storage properties.  Storage Plus of Centralia Fords Prairie, Storage Plus of Centralia Gold, and Storage Plus of Kelso, located in Washington; as well as Storage Plus of Roseburg and Storage Plus of Winston, both ...
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Pinnacle Storage Properties Announces the Acquisition of Two New Texas Properties

Houston, TX – August 13, 2019 – Pinnacle Storage Properties, based in Katy, Texas, proudly announces the acquisition of two more Texas properties, Storage Plus of Bellville and Storage Plus of Spicewood. These properties represent the 19th and 20th additions to the Pinnacle portfolio.  Storage Plus of Bellville, formerly AAA Storage, located at 12085 Highway ...
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How to Structure a Self Storage Deal

Self-storage is one of the fastest growing sectors of commercial real estate. Since 1970 it has grown to over 58,000 self-storage facilities in the U. S. today. There are two reasons for this considerable growth. The first is consumption. Americans love to buy of material goods. When household storage has been exhausted, they have to ...
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Pinnacle Storage Properties Announces the Acquisition of Two New Texas Properties

Houston, TX – July 11, 2019 – Pinnacle Storage Properties, based in Katy, Texas, proudly announces the acquisition of two more Texas properties, Storage Plus of Old Katy and Storage Plus of Livingston.  Pinnacle has strategically placed Katy facilities in three different sub-markets.  Storage Plus of Old Katy, located at 5310 E 5th St., in ...
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Pinnacle Storage Properties Proudly Announces the Addition of Kurt Power to its Executive Team

Houston, Texas, July 12, 2019 – Rapidly expanding Houston, Texas-based Pinnacle Storage Properties is thrilled to announce the addition of Kurt Power as VP of Investor Relations. Mr. Power comes to Pinnacle with a wealth of experience in real estate investment, marketing, and account management. His last 4 years were spent at Think Realty where ...
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Why Investing in Self Storage is Red Hot

Self storage isn’t glamorous, it isn’t a mystical money-making machine, and it isn’t recession proof (but it is recession resistant). Unattractive warehouse-type buildings, filled with cubicles that are crowded with people’s possessions do not have the sex appeal of a high-end shopping mall or a luxury apartment complex. Nevertheless, these humdrum facilities have become big ...
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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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