Public Storage purchased a Life Storage facility in Arvada, CO, from an unidentified LLC. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. The facility, at 14872 W. 69th Ave., features 637 units in 64,320 square feet. Adam Schlosser and Charles “Chico” LeClaire, both of The LeClaire Group at Marcus & Millichap’s office in Denver, CO, represented the seller….

Maybe millennials aren’t such minimalists after all. Self-storage demand continues to remain high in U.S. markets that have cultivated a following among millennials, according to the November 2018 self-storage report from real estate data provider Yardi Matrix. The report says self-storage development activity  (planned and under construction) is percolating in several metro areas that draw…

Property taxes already are a pain in the budget for self-storage operators, but that pain could become unbearable for operators of facilities in California. Self-storage operators are keeping a wary eye on a proposal that would overhaul California’s property tax structure — and would bump up property tax bills for their Golden State facilities. One…

U-Haul parent company Amerco Real Estate Co. purchased a recently built facility in Nashville. The 1,058-unit facility at 506 Fesslers Lane was completed in March by the seller, Lexington, KY-based Andover Management Group. The property previously operated as Citadel Self Storage. HFF represented the seller in the transaction. The purchase price was not disclosed. Red Dot…

Williamsville, NY-based Life Storage Inc. purchased Storage Solutions in Sacramento, CA, from Los Angeles, CA-based Storage Solutions for $10.3 million. Once an expansion is completed, the facility, at 181 Main Ave., will offer 631 units in 84,240 net rentable square feet. The projected asking price was $13.5 million to $14.5 million. Classic Storage Detroit in…

Self-storage REIT Life Storage Inc. has beefed up its third-party management platform with the addition of a 42-facility portfolio owned by Brookwood Properties LLC. The portfolio encompasses 4 million square feet of storage in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. At least some of those facilities had been managed by Malvern, PA-based self-storage REIT CubeSmart. Now, Williamsville,…