Bolstered by high occupancy and rental rates, Extra Space Storage is bumping up its financial expectations for 2021. The Salt Lake City, UT-based self-storage REIT anticipates same-store revenue will rise 10% to 11% this year compared with last year, and same-store NOI will jump by 13.5% to 15.5%. Meanwhile, Extra Space expects same-store operating expenses…

Janus International Group, a manufacturer of doors and other products for self-storage and industrial facilities, has joined the small cadre of publicly traded companies in the self-storage industry. Janus’ stock started trading June 8 on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock opened the day at $14 per share and closed at $13.89 per share….

Propelled by robust growth in revenue and occupancy, publicly traded self-storage REITs scored significant gains in same-store NOI during the first quarter of 2021. But one REIT, National Storage Affiliates Trust, topped them all for this measure of profitability. Same-store NOI at the Greenwood Village, CO-based REIT soared 11.5% in the first quarter compared with…

One word applies to CubeSmart’s acquisition strategy for 2021: disciplined. During the self-storage REIT’s first-quarter earnings call on April 30, two executives — Chris Marr, president and CEO, and Tim Martin, chief financial officer — repeatedly referred to CubeSmart’s disciplined approach to purchasing facilities in 2021. CubeSmart’s projected dollar amount for wholly owned acquisitions this…