Examine the pros and cons, important considerations to make, best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid when determining if you should buy an existing self-storage facility or build a new one.
Learn why investing in an underperforming self-storage property can be the quickest way to turn a profit. Topics include how to gauge a property’s potential, strategies for making improvements, and more.
Examine the challenges and considerations for self-storage conversion projects, including how to balance the functional and aesthetic to maximize rentable space and return on investment.
Newly expanded! The 2017 Top-Operators Lists feature data on the top 100 self-storage facility owners and top 50 management companies. The package includes an Excel spreadsheet and PDF analysis report.
Learn how self-storage buildings and design have evolved by examining case studies of facility developers. Topics include overcoming challenges and how design and quality can contribute to success.
Learn the essentials of self-storage site layout including key engineering and design principles. Topics include land features that affect design, zoning issues and how to estimate for maximum square footage.
Learn how to protect your self-storage assets from new competitors while increasing your value proposition. Topics include strategic acquisitions, successfully developing properties, and more.
This session will help you select the optimum model for a particular site to maximize the potential of a self-storage property. Get insight to building styles, design trends and innovative techniques.
This session discusses critical acquisition and development factors including how to examine a target market, site-selection considerations, demographics, due-diligence tools and financial projections.
This session helps guide you through the initial procedure to gain jurisdictional approval and provides strategies for securing the entitlements and permits you need to build your dream self-storage facility.