Recent Transactions: 9.27.2022 – 10.03.2022

Property: Stuff Hotel Location: El Paso, TX Brokers and Brokerage: Jon Danklefs of Marcus & Millichap NRSF: 48,753 Unit Count: 424 (six-building facility with units ranging from 25 square feet to warehouse spaces) Amenities: Video surveillance Gated access Boxes and supplies Drive up access Parking On-site management Property: Climate Storage Location: Lawrence, KS Brokers and Brokerage: Robert Cook and Sean Delaney of Marcus & Millichap NRSF: 14,025 Expansion: Yes Unit Count: 214 climate-controlled units Property: CubeSmart-managed self storage facility Location: Swansea, MA Brokers and Brokerage: Thomas Palumbo and Bill Sitar…

Newmark Facilitates $170 Million Financing for Centerbridge Partners and Merit Hill Capital’s Self Storage Portfolio

Newmark Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NMRK) (Newmark) has arranged the $170 million financing of a 33-asset, 1.8 million-square-foot national self storage portfolio on behalf of Centerbridge Partners and Merit Hill Capital. The portfolio is well-leased and located in strong primary markets and submarkets across 16 states. The properties are third-party managed by a combination of CubeSmart and Extra Space, broadly considered among the top operators in the self storage sector. Merit Hill Capital’s ability to source deals locally and bring them to institutional standards speaks to their deep knowledge of local…

Northern New Jersey Self Storage Asset Refinanced with $12 Million Loan

JLL Capital Markets announced today that it has arranged a $12 million refinancing for 10 Van Buren Avenue, an 830-unit, climate-controlled, self storage facility in the Northern New Jersey community of Westwood. JLL worked exclusively on behalf of the borrower, Maxim Realty Trust, to place the 10-year, fixed-rate loan with Lakeland Bank. Lakeland Bank, recognizing the strength of the asset and the sponsor, provided a competitive 10-year, fixed-rate permanent mortgage to take out the initial construction loan as the property reached stabilization.” The self storage facility was constructed in 2017…

How Cloud Computing Differs from On-Premise Technology

Historically, on-premise technology — software installed on servers owned by the company and located behind the company’s firewall — was the only way to access advanced programs and systems. The organization purchased a license or copy of the software and then manually updated the software when the provider released new versions. Another option for hosting critical programs involves using cloud computing technology. Cloud technology allows companies to host programs offsite through a third-party application. Although this difference may seem insignificant, utilizing a cloud-based solution has advantages over its on-premise counterpart.…

Growth Momentum for JLL’s Valuation Advisory Group Continues

JLL’s Valuation Advisory group announced today that it has expanded its team in Seattle, Washington, with five new hires: Aaron DeCollibus, MAI, Executive Vice President; Keith Lee, MAI, Executive Vice President; Andrew Chapman, Senior Vice President, Derek Mason, MAI, Senior Vice President and Jimmy Ryerson, Associate. The Seattle team will be responsible for driving growth, enhancing the customer experience and providing value to clients in the Pacific Northwest and the entire West Coast region across several in-demand property types including multi-housing, industrial, manufacturing housing, self storage and office. “One of…

Recent Transactions 9.13.2022 – 9.20.2022

Portfolio: Seven Self Storage Facilities across Canada Closing Price: $51.6 Million Location: British Columbia, including Vancouver Island, BC, Edmonton, AB, Calgary, AB, Kitchener, ON and Mississauga, ON Buyer: Make Space Capital Partners NRSF: 450,000 Unit Count: 3,800 Property: Killian Hill Storage Closing Price: $8.9 Million Location: Lilburn, GA Broker and Brokerage: Dale C. Eisenman, CCIM of Midcoast Properties, Inc. NRSF: 27,970 +/- Unit Count: 200 Occupancy: 90% Property: Lowery’s True Value Storage Closing Price: $7.75 Million Location: Bushnell, FL Brokers and Brokerage: Christopher Travis and Hunter Robey of Marcus &…

Extra Space Storage Inc. Acquires Storage Express and Appoints Jefferson Shreve to Its Board of Directors

Extra Space Storage Inc. and its subsidiaries (Extra Space) ( NYSE: EXR) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of multiple entities doing business as Storage Express, which own 107 remote storage properties across Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky. The acquisition includes all Storage Express assets, including trademarks, contracts, licenses, intellectual property and 14 future development sites. Total consideration for the acquisition was approximately $590.0 million. The company also purchased E-Tracker, a storage software operating platform, which supports Storage Express locations, as well as Bargold Storage Systems, LLC, which…

TPG Real Estate and Value Store It Announce Self Storage Partnership

TPG Real Estate Partners (“TREP”), the dedicated real estate equity investment platform of global alternative asset management firm TPG and Value Store It, a best-in-class self storage owner and operator, today announced the recapitalization of a portfolio in the Value Store It platform. The new partnership will seek to acquire high-quality self storage assets in Florida. Value Store It currently owns and operates over 1.8 million square feet of net rentable storage space in South Florida, Tampa, Orlando, the Florida Space Coast, and Boston. The company prides itself on providing…

Make Space Capital Partners Completes the Acquisition of Seven New Storage Investments

Make Space Capital Partners is pleased to announce that it has completed a $51.6 million acquisition of seven storage investments from related party vendors. The storage investments are located from British Columbia to Ontario, including Vancouver Island, BC, Edmonton, AB, Calgary, AB, Kitchener, ON and Mississauga, ON. The addition of these assets validates the incredible work our team has done to create value in the fund for both present and future inventors.” The acquisition of these assets adds over 3,800 units and over 450,000 square feet of net rentable space…