A real estate investment firm in Southern California has brought aboard a self-storage industry veteran to lead the formation of a storage portfolio comprising at least 100 facilities. James Hanrahan, former managing partner of Orange, CA-based RHW Capital Management Group LLC and former partner of RHW’s Store Here Self Storage Management LLC, recently joined The…

As a marketer, business development executive, public speaker and author, Tron Jordheim has witnessed a lot during his nearly 20 years in the self-storage industry. Jordheim’s latest venture in self-storage: He and Store Here Self Storage recently formed Self Storage Strategies, a consulting firm serving independent self-storage owners, operators and investors. The SpareFoot Storage Beat…

As this development cycle enters the later stages there are many instances of submarket trade areas where multiple new self-storage projects have been delivered within short-order of each other. Numerous developer clients that work nationally have raised the question of the impact of these deliveries to their leasing velocity and the timing to attain “economic…