Why Invest In Self-Storage?
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Why Invest In Self-Storage?

THE PROOF IS IN THE REIT INDEX

REITS are a security that invests in real estate. Self-Storage REITS ranked among the top 20 out of 180 over 20 years.

GREAT FOR THE PASSIVE INVESTOR

Self-storage offers cash flow performance and value-add potential, and is experiencing high occupancy due to increased demand. In addition, rental rates are increasing due to low supply. Self-storage is needed during economic downturns as well as during an economic expansion.

PROVEN GROWTH OVER TIME

-$27 billion industry
-Fastest growing segment of commercial real estate industry for over 40 years.
-Experienced 4.46% growth in 2016 alone.

FAST FACTS

-Average national occupancy is 92%.
-9.5% of American households rent a self-storage unit.
-Self-storage businesses have relatively low operational costs.
-Very few human dependencies as compared to other investments.

RESOURCES

We suggest that you check out these additional resources to for further education on the self-storage industry.

-Become involved in the Self-Storage Association (SSA)
-Watch Peter Harris’ presentation on “Self-Storage Investing for Beginners”
-Purchase a copy of the 2018 Self-Storage Almanac

 

 

RESOURCES

Sources: 2017 Self Storage Almanac, SSA Preamble 2014, SSA Introduction to Self Storage, “How Humdrum Self Storage Became the Hottest Way to Invest in Real Estate”