InSite Property Group, a Redondo Beach, CA-based operator and investor, purchased the Self Storage Plus facility in Lanham, MD for an undisclosed amount. The facility, at 10108 Greenbelt Road, is part of the Washington D.C. metro area and located near NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The 100,000-square-foot facility will be rebranded under the name SecureSpace—InSite’s…

This is an archive of self-storage acquisition news items collected during the month of November 2020. News from the week of 11/4/20 Michigan-based Storage Pros Management LLC has sold a 16-property self-storage portfolio in New England to SROA Capital, a storage-invested private equity firm based in West Palm Beach, FL. Storage Pros was represented by…

The world’s second richest man is joining forces with the eighth largest self-storage company. Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, has acquired an ownership stake in Columbia, MO-based storage operator StorageMart. The investment in the company was made via Cascade Investment LLC, a private investment entity controlled exclusively by Gates. Gates was not the only investor…

The recent earnings reports released by the publicly traded self-storage REITs provide an up close look at how the self-storage industry has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and response. For the most part, self-storage operations remain resilient with same-store earnings and revenues up year-over-year during the first quarter of 2020 at Extra Space Storage,…