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Kure It is a non-profit organization raising money for research specialists conducting innovative projects to better treat and ultimately cure kidney cancer and other underfunded  malignancies.  Founded by Barry Hoeven, Kure It has raised over $1.6 million since 2007. 
LEARN MORE! In 2012 and 2013, Kure It will awarded $900,000 in funding to projects being conducted at major cancer centers across the United States. Learn how you can join the CSSA in partnering with Kure It.


Chateau Products is a lock and latch manufacturer specializing in the self storage industry. Disc locks and padlocks for resale. Cylinder BEZEL latching systems. Manager over locks and maintenance items. Retail-store fixtures and packing supplies. Orders are shipped within 24 hours from the company's Florida or Nevada warehouse.

LEARN MORE Phone: 800-833-9296 or Fax: 800-235-14


The storEDGE platform, by Red Nova, is a comprehensive suite of web-based solutions designed specifically for the self storage industry. 

With the tools provided by storEDGE, storage operators now have a competitive edge in boosting rentals, tracking leads, managing operations, and maximizing ROI. Together, our experience in online marketing and our knowledge of the industry is what makes our technologies — and your storage facility — succeed.


  (913) 954-4110 or and are two individual online marketing websites designed to help storage operators of all sizes be more competitive with their digital marketing efforts. For nearly 20 years the teams behind and have been working to help storage operators of all sizes improve their online presence.

For years, we heard that storage operators wanted an easy and affordable marketing program that would provide an immediate return on investment. is offering just that!

Our program runs month-to-month, we take care of the setup, and you only pay when someone actually rents — no monthly fees or setup costs.

For more information on either site you can contact us at 800-491-8351 or visit our program pages at or


Our name says it all! Our personnel have completed auction school requirements and are licensed/bonded with the state. Our auctions consistently bring in record numbers of buyers for our clients, which translate into top dollar earnings for you. Our auctioneers are experts!

Additionally, the numerous websites we use to advertise has more "hits” than our competitors. We utilize E-mail updates, phone calls and website information to keep our buyers abreast of auction activities.

Besides conducting storage auctions, Storage Auction Experts offers lock cuts & inventories, and vehicle lien paperwork services.

The "little” things we do have consistently materialized into successful auctions which maximize the bottom line for your storage site.

Storage Auction Experts has grown tremendously since 1984! Your growth is important to you and to us. The exposure you receive from us will equate into success for you. Join our team of professionals and reap the benefits.
LEARN MORE Contact John Cardoza, CAI, BAS, CES,  here. Contact Craig Plante, BA,  here.

Late2Lien™ is the turnkey solution for automating your Late through Lien Sale process.

There is more to compliance than simply mailing a default notice when the occupant is late. Every state’s default notice must contain accurate information, particular time calculations, and must be delivered to the occupant and others in compliance with the statute.  Late2Lien™ performs all of these critical functions with little involvement from the operator or staff. The Compliance Library and forms used throughout the Late2Lien™ process are written by industry expert, Jeffrey Greenberger, Esq. In the event of a change in state law, Late2Lien™ automatically updates the forms and protocols to conform to the latest requirements.
LEARN MORE For more information, contact us at 513-400-5563 or


PhoneSmart is more than just a self storage call center. PhoneSmart is a self storage marketing machine. Whether you use PhoneSmart to answer your in bound phone calls to turn into leads, reservations or rentals, or whether you use PhoneSmart to help in your sales and customer service training, PhoneSmart will soon become one of your favorite vendors.

PhoneSmart's off-site sales force creates more than 100,000 leads and reservations for its storage clients each year. PhoneSmart's training and call quality team has helped clients boost their lead conversion rates by 10% and more in many cases. Look to PhoneSmart to help you rent more units. Sign up with PhoneSmart as a new customer and mention this listing to get a free month of call center service for one store or a free telephone training session to get you started.
LEARN MORE You don't spend money with PhoneSmart; you make money with PhoneSmart. 866.639.1715.

XPS Solutions provides the self storage industry with best-in-class reservation technology bundled with state-of-the-art web solutions.

The XPS suite of products captures and tracks new sources of tenant rentals and receives payments from existing tenants through use of our call center, web platform and IVR tools.

Headquartered in the telecom corridor of Dallas, Texas, XPS provides cutting-edge solutions to Capture-missed opportunities, Generate-new leads and Retain-profitable customers with one vendor-partner. At XPS, we:

  • Professionally take calls using ECHO™ (Enhanced Call Handling Operation)
  • Digitally record calls using Call Capture™
  • Accept payments using XpsPay™
Celebrating 10 years of exceptional value, XPS offers a comprehensive suite of products and delivers unparalleled service, support, and savings to nearly 1,000 facilities in the United States and Canada.
LEARN MORE For more information about XPS Solutions and our business development products, call 1-877-XPS-USA1

Accent Building Restoration –

California Office – Los Angeles, CA

Corporate Office – Salem, OR

866-498-7391 Toll Free Nation Wide

In 1994 our company was built for the self-storage industry.  We are a paint/construction/maintenance company that can do everything from small routine maintenance like roll-door spring repair all the way up to large-scale renovations.  We do 95% of the work in-house, which means we subcontract very little – thus saving our customers money.  Our crews are trained which means our customers are benefiting from the best the industry has to offer.  We are your one stop shop for all things paint, construction, and maintenance. 
LEARN MORE Jamey Fawcett – President                        Email:                          Phone: 866-498-7391 Fax: 877-858-9841

  Robert Boilini, Business Development Manager, Self Storage Division
Office: 925-229-0161
Cell: 602.758.0202
Fax: 925-229-0161
Baja Construction was founded in 1981 in Martinez CA. and is regarded as the leading designer/fabricator/installer in the carport/RV covered structures and self storage building packages nationwide. Soon after roof mounted solar panels entered the marketplace; Baja incorporated their carport/RV shade designs for solar panel applications. Since those first solar structures, Baja has become widely recognized as the country’s leading designer/fabricator/installer of solar support structures which can be stand alone projects or incorporated into a self storage project site.
Address: 223 Foster Street Martinez, CA 94553

Kiwi II Construction Inc.
Main Office - Murrieta, CA 92563
Florida Office - Windermere, FL 34786
(877) 465-4942 West Coast
(888) 777-5494 East Coast Florida Office.

Founded in 1982, Kiwi II Construction was formed solely to serve the self storage industry. Our unique formula for success is largely due to our 'In-House' company trained installation crews. With In-house Engineering and Design Service, Complete Steel Storage Systems, Single or Multi Story Construction, Condo's, Business Flex Space , Open Span Metal Buildings, Conversions or Mezzanine Systems,Re Roofs, RV, Solar & Boat Canopies or Buildings, Climate Control Units, Architectural Metal Roofing or Insulated Wall Panels, Roof Trusses, Standing Seam 24 ga Roof Systems, 22 shipping locations, and 20 year product warranties. Call us today so we can discuss your project. Sales Team Locations in CA, AZ, CO, NV, FL.
LEARN MORE Contact: Wayne Woolsey, Principal
Phone: (877) 465-4942
Fax: (951) 301-4096

Contact: Kevin DeGeorge, VP Business Development
Phone: 310-944-5443

Sunnect Solar & Lighting is a full service solar and lighting developer. We work exclusively with commercial and industrial customers who are eager to modernize their lighting and/or save money by generating their own power. Whether it be a lighting retrofit or a solar installation, we manage the entire process from the initial analytics through construction. We deliver modern systems that utilize only the best available equipment and warranties.

The team at Sunnect Solar & Lighting has a vast amount of combined experience developing and building solar and lighting projects.

LEARN MORE Contact us today to see how we can help get your project off the ground and on track to success.
Since 1990, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has been providing Property & Casualty Insurance Solutions to the Self Storage Community all over California.

We are the fourth largest broker in the world offering many resources and options to owners, operators and investors everywhere. Contact us for an evaluation of your current insurance program.

Mike Gong

PH: 559.256.6527


Patriot Risk & Insurance Services has developed a workers' compensation insurance member benefit program currently utilized by both the California Self Storage Association and Nevada Self Storage Association.

This extremely competitively priced program tailored to the self storage industry provides substantially reduced workers' compensation premium rates including those operations having an on-site resident manager and/or multi-state locations. Patriot Risk & Insurance Services also specializes in self storage insurance coverages including commercial property, general liability, customer goods legal liability and sales and disposal liability.
LEARN MORE For a quote, please contact or call toll free at (888) 853-8521 ext 7918.

Bancap Self Storage Group is the "#1 Self Storage Broker in California.” With a track record of over $1 billion of completed sales, we are the only brokerage firm that has been committed exclusively to self storage in California for nearly 25 years.

Offering unmatched experience and expertise, we have brokered properties in virtually every market in the state and in every price range – from individual properties to the largest portfolio sales, including one property sold at a record setting price of over $31 million. We have completed more portfolio sales and more sales of lender-owned storage properties in California than any other broker.

From "tax reform” in the 1980’s to the challenges of the present, we have assisted sellers of storage properties in all types of economic conditions.


Contact us for a free "no obligation” valuation of the current value of your self storage property in California.

Self Storage Brokers Of California provides a turnkey alternative to your self storage portfolio.  Different from traditional storage brokers,  we  can assist from cradle to grave. This includes brokerage, due diligence  on the buy side,  our SSBC Scorecard assessment, creating the vision, onsite consulting  to quickly implement your transformation plan, and third party management.

Our team possesses in depth knowledge of real estate, blended with extensive hands on experience in automation, internet presence and operational efficiency. We are proud to be  a certified integration partner to OpenTech Alliance and SMD Software.

The key to our success is to make you more profitable, and continue to drive value of your investment the right direction.  Let us make you better than you competitor with our focus on speed, flexibility and execution.  Call us for an operational assessment, not just  some valuation generated by an spreadsheet and showing a cap rate matrix.

Contact: Mark S. Yandow - (805) 550-7388
Contact: Joe Garvey - (805) 801-6644



  • We are a fully integrated self storage real estate advisor providing sales/brokerage, valuation, capital markets and advisory services.
  • We provide full service transaction management with active involvement in each stage of the disposition process.
  • The SSIG team is structured to start the assignment immediately.
  • Our sole focus is the self storage asset class.
  • Experience: The SSIG team transacted, financed or appraised over $1 billion in total volume comprising over 20 million square feet of self storage space.
  • Ability to gain investor confidence and maximize returns to the seller: Critical in today's environment.
  • Unsurpassed national/local market and self storage expertise.
  • Increase the quality and number of bids: On a recent offering we had 150 registered, qualified bidders.
  • Ready investor base: Maximize investor participation.
  • Optimize bidding structure: Maximize the results.
  • Quality offering materials: Investor and investment committee ready, usable by third party participants.
  • Proven results, repeat clients: Consistently achieve the highest pricing and investor participation in the most efficient time frame.


Our Investment Sales Group is the pre-eminent provider of real estate capital solutions for owners and investors of self storage facilities. To provide the best available client service, we offer an unsurpassed reach into global markets, intimate knowledge of real estate and self storage fundamentals. Our experienced specialists provide clients access to our full brokerage capabilities. Our reputation for delivering outstanding results has been built on our ability to develop innovative client solutions that seamlessly combine real estate, capital markets, and the unique needs of the self storage asset class.

Our professionals have handled self storage sale transactions totaling over 10 million square feet and $750 million in total sales.


The Self Storage Industry Group is an international full-service real estate team specializing in the self storage asset class. We provide local experience with international resources and expertise. We've developed an econometric model to forecast the depth of demand for self storage, which has been used in over 100 major metropolitan markets and in all 50 states. Our expertise in this specialized asset has resulted in key insights into the self storage market and in the publication of the Self Storage Investor Survey, which details trends and conditions of the self storage market and highlights capitalization rates and financing, and includes an optimism index. We author the Self Storage Expense Guidebook, which serves as an industry benchmark for operating expenses. We have been published over sixty times in industry publications, and we authored the Appraisal Institute's "Self Storage Economics and Appraisal" seminar, which has been presented in 12 states.


  Newmark Realty Capital, Inc. is a full service mortgage banking firm with a strong lineup of correspondent lenders that utilize Newmark’s production, closing and servicing capabilities
Established in 1991, Newmark is currently staffed by over 60 employees in regional offices throughout the western United States. The company services approximately $7.5 billion that represent over 900 loans. Newmark has been rated as a Primary Servicer by Standard and Poor’s and is one of a select few non-banking / non-insurance chartered companies with this designation. 
LEARN MORE Contact: Your Regional Newmark Office
or Michael Heagerty, COO
Phone: 415-956-9854
Fax: 415-956-4434


The Entrust Group (“Entrust”) has been the industry leader in account administration services and education for Real Estate IRAs for more than 34 years.

Entrust helps real estate professionals and investors by assisting them and their clients in the purchase of real estate with their retirement funds, an option typically unavailable through banks and brokerage firms. Entrust provides personal service, a knowledgeable staff, and education to make real estate investing with IRAs straightforward and compliant.
Contact: Munzer Ghosheh
Regional Business Development Manager
401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (310) 496-4216
Fax: (310) 899-3822


TCF has extensive experience lending in the self-storage industry that has led to more than $200MM in loan closings. They offer a seasoned team of banking professionals with the ability to provide a range of financing solutions to self-storage owners and operators, including construction, acquisition, interest rate swaps and permanent financing. Plus, they offer a comprehensive suite of treasury management solutions that help businesses manage cash flow more effectively.

TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of March 31, 2015, TCF had $20.0 billion in total assets and 379 branches in Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Colorado, Wisconsin, Arizona, South Dakota and Indiana, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts commercial leasing, equipment finance, and auto finance business in all 50 states and commercial inventory finance business in all 50 states and Canada.
Contact: Jeff Bass
Vice President Corporate Banking
8085 S. Chester Street, Suite 201
Centennial, CO 80112
Office: (720) 200-2417
Cell: (720) 670-0003

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