5 Things Self-Storage Operators Need to Know About Taking Payments

With the multitude of payment types available and widening consumer demand, it’s more important than ever for self-storage operators to understand the complexities of credit cards, recurring payments and e-checks. Here are five things you should know about customer payments. 5 Things Self-Storage Operators Need to Know About Taking Payments thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Use These Tools to Stop Gambling on Self-Storage Facility Value

One of the looming questions for any self-storage owner or would-be investor is how to best determine the value of an existing facility. Use These Tools to Stop Gambling on Self-Storage Facility Value thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Secret Man Cave Built Inside a Storage Unit – Channel Introduction

One man builds a secret hangout inside a 10’x30′ storage unit. He started out with an idea and ended up with more than he could bargain for. This video shows Secret Man Cave Built Inside a Storage Unit – Channel Introduction thumbnail courtesy of youtube.com

How Real Estate Investors are Navigating a “Fully Priced” Market

For an in-depth understanding of the challenges and opportunities the industry is facing right now, NREI spoke with Rick Chichester, president and CEO of Faris Lee Investments. How Real Estate Investors are Navigating a “Fully Priced” Market thumbnail courtesy of nreionline.com

Merit Hill Capital Launches $300 Million Self-Storage Fund – Inside Self-Storage

Merit Hill Capital Launches $300 Million Self FundInside SelfMerit Hill Capital LP, an investment firm launched late last year to pursue self-storage acquisitions and development opportunities, is under contract to purchase two properties, with a third in its pipeline. Merit Hill Capital Launches $300 Million Self-Storage Fund – Inside Self-Storage thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Self-Storage REIT Extra Space Celebrates 40 Years in Business – Inside Self-Storage

Sports PerspectivesSelf REIT Extra Space Celebrates 40 Years in BusinessInside SelfExtra Space Storage Inc., a self-storage real estate investment trust (REIT) and third-party management company, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Self-Storage REIT Extra Space Celebrates 40 Years in Business – Inside Self-Storage thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

Is Marketplace Lending a Safer Investment Than the Stock Market? – National Real Estate Investor

Is Marketplace Lending a Safer Investment Than the Stock Market?The investments run the gamut and include real estate deals, secured business loans, student loans and more. Marketplace … Prior to funding an asset or loan opportunity, investors typically will evaluate and consider cost, liquidity and risk. Is Marketplace Lending a Safer Investment Than the Stock Market? – National Real Estate …

Using Eye-Catching Themes to Propel Self-Storage Design

Racecars. A barn. Firefighters. While these concepts may seem like they have nothing in common, they’re all being used in a unique way to create an eye-catching, memorable design for a self-storage facility. Using Eye-Catching Themes to Propel Self-Storage Design thumbnail courtesy of insideselfstorage.com

REITs Could Benefit from Healthcare Systems M&As, Some Experts Claim

“The ability for REITs to participate in holistic transactions as a financial sponsor opens up a whole new arena or sub group of transactions that are likely to take place,” says Anu Singh, a managing director at Kaufman Hall & Associates. REITs Could Benefit from Healthcare Systems M&As, Some Experts Claim thumbnail courtesy of nreionline.com

Former WP Carey director launches new $300 million fund – SpareFoot (blog)

Former WP Carey director launches new $300 million fundBacked by $300 million in equity, a new self-storage investment firm whose entire team came from industry heavyweight W.P. Carey is poised to wrap up its first acquisition. Former WP Carey director launches new $300 million fund – SpareFoot (blog) thumbnail courtesy of sparefoot.com

Self Storage Group (SELF) Declares $0.065 Quarterly Dividend; 5.1% Yield

Get the Pulse of the Market with StreetInsider.com’s Pulse Picks. Get your Free Trial here. Self Storage Group (NASDAQ: SELF) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.065 per share, or $0.26 annualized. Self Storage Group (SELF) Declares $0.065 Quarterly Dividend; 5.1% Yield thumbnail courtesy of streetinsider.com