WHY SELF STORAGE

Is self storage a good investment?

There’s no sexy reason, but behind those locked rolling doors is a $38 billion-dollar industry. One that’s been the best performing commercial real estate class for 40 years and running. With consistent, stable cash flow from rental income, low operating costs and overhead, and the ability to flip a unit with just a broom and a dust pan, self-storage can help investors quickly compound wealth and grow net worth.

Still not convinced? Watch our video to hear many of the reasons we choose to invest our time and money into self storage.

Self Storage by the Numbers

$38 Billion

Annual industry revenue generated

17.43%

Average annual return from
1994-2017 reported by REITs

50-60%

Occupancy a self storage facility
needs to break even

55,000

Total number of U.S. self storage facilities

2.3 Billion

Total rentable square fee of
storage space in the U.S.

7.06

Square feet of available space
per person in the U.S.

46,000

Average square foot size of a
self storage facility

$91.14

Average monthly self storage
unit rental rate

$1.01

National average cost
per square foot

18%

Industry owned by
publicly traded REITs

8%

Industry ownership by
top 100 excluding REITs

74%

Industry ownership by small,
independent investors

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