Compare Listings

Property Status

Finding Opportunity Outside the Box

Finding Opportunity Outside the Box

As we enter the 4th quarter of 2019, self-storage investors are achieving higher than normal returns and extending the valuation push during this unprecedented real estate cycle. Many investors are finding that real opportunity lies in the arbitrage that a real estate investor can capitalize on between cap rates and interest rates. While the word […]

Today’s Transaction Market

Today’s Transaction Market

Buying or selling a storage facility is a complex task and one that is not in the frequent course of business for the average self-storage owner or for buyers who are new to the self-storage marketplace. The transaction process can often be confusing, competitive and outright frustrating. However, taking the right approach to prepare for […]

Time to Look Around the Corner

Time to Look Around the Corner

Congratulations, America! We’ve gone longer without a recession than at any time since economists began keeping track of such things. The economy has been expanding for 122 months, beating the previous record of 120 months which was set in the 1990s. However, over the last 30 days we have started to see the rock and […]

Self-Storage Valuation 101

Self-Storage Valuation 101

As we close out the first half of 2019, we continue see self-storage asset valuation on the rise. Much to my surprise, self-storage valuations are remaining strong and actually rising in some markets. Valuation of self-storage properties is a professional art, and while mechanical number manipulations are a very important part of the process, there […]

Rethinking Asset Valuation

Rethinking Asset Valuation

One of the most common questions I get as a broker is “where are cap rates today?” This seemingly simple question is more subjective than many people realize, due to considerations including project age, size, market size, property condition, construction type, and trade area demographics. These characteristics are used to classify a storage facility as […]

A Reflection on 25 Successful Years!

A Reflection on 25 Successful Years!

This year, Argus is honored to celebrate our 25th year in business as the nation’s premier self-storage brokerage. We have seen a lot of changes in the self-storage industry over these 25 years, most notably the tremendous expansion with more than 20,000 self-storage properties built, accounting for nearly half of the existing properties in the […]

The Value of an Experienced Self-Storage Broker

The Value of an Experienced Self-Storage Broker

Argus is celebrating its 25th year in business and in that time we have learned a great deal about what makes a successful transaction. An important part of that process is explaining what a real estate broker does and why we get paid to assist our clients in buying and selling self-storage properties. The value […]

A Road Map for the New Year

A Road Map for the New Year

Over the last several weeks, top executives from around the self-storage industry have gathered in New York City and Aspen to discuss industry trends, investor sentiment and the overall market outlook for 2019. The consensus was that industry executives remain cautiously optimistic about self-storage performance in 2019, in light of the interesting changes that we […]

Looking Ahead to 2019

Looking Ahead to 2019

The holidays are upon us and cautious optimism is certainlypresent in today’s self-storage investment market. Recent market volatility has pushed the Ten-Year Treasury back down below 3% and lenders, buyers, and owners remain bullish on self-storageassets. This, along with recent operating performance, has breathednew life into the already historically long self-storage run. Read More View […]


×
Deal Distribution