The September 2021 Self Storage Investing Newsletter

Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 36 - The Changing American Investment Map

The U.S. is always changing and growing, and smart investors try to stay current on the macro trends. In this Self-Storage University podcast, we take a look at current stats on economic vitality state-by-state, and try to draw conclusions from this data. As we will discuss, there has never been more volatility as “hot” markets cool and cool markets ignite. The key to making money is to invest in areas with strong futures, and understanding how America can have an impact on those decisions.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 35 - How “Sticky” Are Your Customers?

“Sticky” is a slang term that relates to customer retention. The “sticky” customer will renew their rental agreement endlessly, while the customer that is not “sticky” will just throw their stuff in their pick-up truck and take off at any moment. So how “sticky” are your customers in reality and how bold can you be in your rent increases accordingly? That’s the subject of this Self-Storage University podcast.

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Here’s An Affirmation Of Our Ability To Accurately Predict The Future

The self-storage industry is going through some seismic shifts due to the new America, and one of these is described in this recent article about Global Self-Storage (GSS) and interview with their CEO, Mark Winmill . Here’s what was said in the interview

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 34 - Understanding B. Wayne Hughes

B. Wayne Hughes is the “father” of the self-storage industry, having grown Public Storage from scratch into the world’s largest self-storage REIT with over 2,500 locations in the U.S. and overseas. He doesn’t typically say a lot, but there are quotes out there that might give a glimpse of his vision on storage and on life in general. In this Self-Storage University podcast we’re going to review the legend and quotes of B. Wayne Hughes and see what there is to learn from his story.

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