Self Storage Continues to Thrive and Remains Recession Resistant

According to an article in the New York Post, a survey by the Pew Research Center states that “96% of Americans are ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ concerned about the rising prices of food and other consumer goods. Almost the same percentage of respondents (94%) said they were very or somewhat concerned about rising prices for gas ...
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Why Investors are Taking a Hard Look at the Self Storage Industry

While the need for extra space isn’t anything new, it is likely to continue. The events of the past two years have caused people to reevaluate their living situations for a number of reasons. The first is the popularity of remote work. People who can do their jobs from anywhere are taking this opportunity to ...
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Is There a Typical Self Storage Investor?

Americans are huge consumers. They love to buy stuff. When they’ve spent a good portion of their lives accumulating all of this stuff, their storage space is exhausted. What do they do with the items they buy—the extra furniture that they no longer use, the boxes packed full of forgotten things, and the recreational vehicles ...
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How Smart Entry Technology Benefits Self Storage Tenants

For those of you who are not “digital natives” and want to function comfortably in the current “tech” environment, it’s important to understand smart technology. According to Netlingo, smart technology is: “A catch-all phrase for a wide variety of technology that is made possible by the convergence of two trends that will profoundly reshape the ...
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What You Need to Know to Get Started in Self Storage Investment

As investments go, self storage sounds humdrum. It’s not as sophisticated as a high-end shopping mall or an upscale restaurant. Nevertheless, this boring industry can be a sound investment that enables you to grow wealth with little capital outlay. Self storage investing is not only for the wealthy. It’s attracting single-family, multifamily, and commercial real ...
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Technology Trends in the Self Storage Industry

At first glance, warehouse-type buildings filled with cubicles that are crowded with people’s possessions don’t bring technology-based systems to mind. As far as some owners are concerned, a successful self-storage facility’s needs are basic: perimeter fencing, good locks on the storage units, and secure electronic access. Add an onsite manager to the mix and you’re ...
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What to Expect From the Self Storage Industry in 2022

Despite the uncertainty of the past two years, self storage continues to experience extraordinary growth. Industry numbers took a downturn during the first half of 2020, but have shown record-setting increases since that time. Occupancy and rental rates are both at all-time highs. Given this stellar growth, the question is whether or not self storage ...
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Pinnacle Storage Properties Proudly Announces the Acquisition of Storage Plus of Arlington

Houston, TX – December 2, 2021 — Pinnacle Storage Properties, based in Katy, Texas, proudly announces the acquisition of an additional Texas self storage property, Storage Plus of Arlington. This represents the 27th addition to date. Storage Plus of Arlington, formerly Arkansas of Green Oaks Self Storage, is located at 330 W. Green Oaks Blvd., ...
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Self Storage Rebounds and Remains Strong Post Pandemic

When the pandemic hit, there were questions about the future of the self storage industry. Instead of the expected decline, self storage saw higher than average growth. Occupancy rates and rents are currently seeing record highs as well as investor interest. To find out more about why self storage remains strong in a post-pandemic world, ...
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