Featured Vendor Members

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


Storage.com and USstoragesearch.com 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 Storage.com and USstoragesearch.com 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. Storage.com 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 services.storage.com or usstoragesearch.com/advertise-your-facility/


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 tsalvo@late2lien.com.


XPS Solutions offers innovative sales and support services for the self-storage industry.


We offer a comprehensive suite of products designed to capture prospects, eliminate missed opportunities, generate new leads, and retain profitable clients. Headquartered in Richardson, Texas, we pride ourselves on delivering unparalleled service and savings to thousands of facilities across the United States and Canada. We partner with clients to provide: 
  • Phone, web lead, and live chat capture
  • Digitally recorded calls and sales tracking tools
  • Real-time BigData™ web-reporting dashboard and incentivized prospect follow up programs
LEARN MORE For more information about XPS Solutions and our business development products, call 1-877-XPS-USA1.

Entrust works to provide you more time and freedom to determine your financial future through a wide array of tax-deferred or tax-free options.


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.


At TCF, our extensive experience lending in the self-storage industry has led to more than $200MM in loan closings. We 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. 

We 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.


Jeff Bass, Vice President Corporate Banking TCF Bank

Office:  720-200-2417/ Cell: 720-670-0003

Email: jbass@tcfbank.com

On behalf of commercial real estate investors and developers, Newmark arranges debt and equity financing for commercial properties and property portfolios throughout the United States. Newmark is a full-service company integrating all facets of commercial real estate financing including analysis, placement, closing and servicing.

Newmark Realty Capital Inc. is the largest independent commercial mortgage banking firm in the Western United States. On behalf of commercial real estate developers and investors, Newmark arranges debt and equity financing from $1 million to over $200 million. Financing is arranged through major institutional real estate investors including life insurance companies, pension funds, government sponsored agencies, commercial and investment banks. The company is also an S&P-rated loan servicer with a servicing portfolio in excess of $8 billion. With private and independent ownership, all of Newmark’s shareholders are directly involved in loan origination on a daily basis.


Accent Building Restoration – www.abrusa.com

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: Jamey@abrusa.com                          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
Email: wayne@kiwiconstruction.com
Phone: (877) 465-4942
Fax: (951) 301-4096

Contact: Kevin DeGeorge, VP Business Development
Email: kevin.degeorge@sunnectsolar.com
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

E: mike_gong@ajg.com

Kappauf Insurance has been committed to fulfilling the insurance needs of the mini storage industry since 2000. We strive to offer the best service, insure through only the strongest carriers, and provide coverage tailored to meet the needs of mini storage owners. We insure a broad spectrum of owners; from single location operators to multi-state, multi-location operators. Please contact us. We welcome the opportunity to serve you!

Don Kappauf started his Agency back in 1988. Dedicated to serving South Orange County, he has continued to provide excellent service and friendship to those in the area. Kappauf Insurance licensed in 11 states CA, AZ, FL, IL, NV, NH, NM, OK, UT, VA AND RI.

Don Kappauf

PH: 949-492-1930

E: don@kappaufinsurance.com

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 laurenziminsky@patrisk.com 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.


Cushman & Wakefield is a global commercial real estate services company. The company’s global headquarters is located in Chicago, with regional headquarters in New York, London, and Sydney.

Cushman & Wakefield was founded in New York, N.Y., on October 31, 1917, by brothers-in-law J. Clydesdale Cushman and Bernard Wakefield. Expanding first throughout the United States and then globally, today Cushman & Wakefield has approximately 250 offices in 60 countries, employing more than 16,000 professionals who deliver quality services to its diversified global client base. 

Our history reflects our commitment to serving our clients and our continuous efforts to evolve in response to our clients’ needs.


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.