• Marcus & Millichap Arranges the Sale of a Self-Storage Facility in Chicago MSA
    Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, today announced the sale of Next Door Storage, a 58,100 square foot self-storage located in Crystal Lake, IL, according to Steven D. Weinstock, First Vice President / Regional Manager of the firm’s Chicago Oak Brook office.
  • Investors Gird for Storage Wars
    By Robyn A. Friedman, The Wall Street Journal
    A new bidding war is breaking out in real estate. The targets of attention aren’t luxury properties or waterfront land, but something far less fashionable: self-storage warehouses.
  • Extra Space To Buy SmartStop Self Storage
    By By RTT News, June 15, 2015
    SmartStop Self Storage, Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to be bought by Extra Space Storage Inc. (EXR) for a total purchase price of $1.4 billion.
  • Should your facility offer moving trucks?
    Many self-storage operators have contemplated offering trucks as a way to stand out amid the competition and boost revenue. However, should you buy or rent the moving trucks? What are the costs? How much work is involved? Should you offer free use of a truck with each move-in? How much money can you make?
  • SSA Globe - Luke Elliott Elected Florida SSA Treasurer
    Marcus & Millichap announced that Luke Elliott, of the Mele Storage Group of Marcus & Millichap’s Tampa office, was recently elected treasurer of the Florida Self Storage Association for 2015. Throughout his career, he has represented institutions, companies and investors on both national and local levels, advising them on their acquisition strategies as well as the disposition of their assets. Luke is also on the board of the Self Storage Association’s Young Leaders Group.