Is Investing in Self Storage a Good Hedge Against Inflation?
Hedge Against Inflation Inflation was one of the biggest stories of 2022. American consumers have been enduring price increases the likes of which they hadn’t seen since the late 1970s and early 1980s. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) has remained relatively elevated. October’s CPI at 7.7 percent showed a slight decrease from 8.2 percent in ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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, ...Read more
Self Storage Will Remain Strong in 2021
Approximately one year ago, this country faced a corona virus outbreak that morphed into a global pandemic. It not only resulted in worldwide sickness and some loss of life, but had a severe economic impact on the U.S. The imposed lockdowns forced the closing of restaurants and what were deemed as non-essential businesses, prompting the ...Read more
Investing in Self Storage: What You Need to Know to Make a Wise Decision
When you invest in self storage, you put your money to work so that you can make more money. That’s a simple concept, but you need to remember that investments involve risk. You don’t have a crystal ball or a set of tarot cards to help you magically eliminate that risk. But, you do have ...Read more
Should Investors Delay Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions in an Election Year?
If you think 2020 was the worst year in modern history, you may face a few dissenting opinions. The Black Death killed half the population of Europe in 1349. In 1520 smallpox killed between 60 and 90 percent of the inhabitants of the Americas. The Spanish Flu caused the deaths of over 50 million people ...Read more