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Inside Self-Storage Building/Investing Guidebook 2021 [Digital]

This Guidebook is designed to help those interested in self-storage investing as well as those who want to establish or expand an operation. It addresses real estate, finance, development and construction.

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90 Pages
PDF Format

NOTE: This digital Guidebook is a PDF. Upon completion of purchase, it will be immediately available to you in your "My On-Demand Library."

Inside Self-Storage Building/Investing Guidebook 2021 [Digital]
Buying or building a self-storage facility has evolved into a complex process as markets have become increasingly competitive and saturated. This Guidebook is designed to help individuals who want to invest in the business, establish a facility or expand an existing property. It addresses several critical areas: investing, finance, real estate, development, design and construction.

This publication will give you the foundation you need to create a successful project and maximize its profitability. Topics include:

Investing & Real Estate

  • Investment options
  • Deal success
  • Transaction trends
  • Buy vs. build
  • Facility value
  • Cap rates
  • Acquisitions
  • Due diligence
  • Underperforming properties
  • Property sales
  • Ownership advice
  • Succession and estate planning


  • Investment funding
  • Loan options
  • Loan-package assembly
  • Refinancing

Planning & Development

  • Success strategies
  • Development trends
  • Team selection
  • Mistakes to avoid
  • Site selection
  • Feasibility studies
  • Approval process
  • Project management
  • Land use
  • Site layout
  • Phasing
  • Boat/RV storage
  • Condos

Design & Construction

  • Timeline management
  • Project costs
  • Design trends
  • Building materials
  • Mixed-use projects
  • Metal-roof design
  • Renovations
  • Project case studies
  • Solar energy
  • LED lighting

If you prefer to purchase this guidebook in a softcover format, click here. To view other guidebooks in the 2021 series, click here.