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Self Storage Investor Survey
Current self storage trends and market conditions

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Scope of Research
The Investor Survey is completed primarily through telephone interviews by Cushman & Wakefield's Self Storage Industry Group. Survey respondents include self storage investors, owners, developers, managers, brokers and bankers from throughout the United States accounting for over 100 million square feet of self storage property. The data presented is a summary of the survey and highlights key information relating to general market conditions for self storage, capitalization rates, financing, optimism index and other current, relevant information for the asset class.
 

 
 
 
PwC Real Estate Investor Survey®
 
 

  The PricewaterhouseCoopers' PwC Real Estate Investor Survey® for the Second Half of 2013 is now available. The article was written by R. Christian Sonne and is entitled "Growth to Flatten in Self Storage". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   Growth to Flattern in Self Storage
   364KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)

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  The PricewaterhouseCoopers' PwC Real Estate Investor Survey® for the First Half of 2013 is now available. The article was written by R. Christian Sonne and is entitled "Investing with Confidence". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   Investing with Confidence
   381KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)

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  The PricewaterhouseCoopers' PwC Real Estate Investor Survey® for the Second Half of 2012 is now available. The article was written by R. Christian Sonne and is entitled "Pace slows for overall cap rate declines". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   Pace slows for overall cap rate declines
   1,286KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)

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 R. Christian Sonne wrote an article for the PricewaterhouseCoopers' PwC Real Estate Investor Survey® for the First Half 2012, entitled "Inverstor Interest Remains Strong". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   Investor Interest Remains High
   324KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)

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 R. Christian Sonne wrote an article for the PricewaterhouseCoopers' PwC Real Estate Investor Survey® for the Second Half 2011, entitled "Acquisitions Drive Cap Rate Declines". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   Acquisitions Drive Cap Rate Declines
   336KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)

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 R. Christian Sonne wrote an article for the PricewaterhouseCoopers' PwC Real Estate Investor Survey® for the First Half 2011, entitled "A Cautiously Optimistic Outlook". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   A Cautiously Optimistic Outlook
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 R. Christian Sonne wrote an article for the PricewaterhouseCoopers' PwC Real Estate Investor Survey® for the Second Half 2010, entitled "Cap Rate Compression Continues". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   Cap Rate Compression Continues
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 R. Christian Sonne wrote an article for the PricewaterhouseCoopers' Korpacz Real Estate Investor Survey® for First Half 2010, entitled "A Return To 7.25% Overall Cap Rates?". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   A Return to 7.25% Overall Cap Rates?
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 R. Christian Sonne wrote an article for the PricewaterhouseCoopers Korpacz Real Estate Investor Survey® for Second Half 2009, entitled "It's 1994 all over again". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   It's 1994 all over again
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 R. Christian Sonne wrote an article for the PricewaterhouseCoopers Korpacz Real Estate Investor Survey® for Second Quarter 2009, entitled "Stability In An Uncertain Time". You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   Domestic Self-Storage Market: Stability In An Uncertain Time
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 R. Christian Sonne wrote an article for the PricewaterhouseCoopers Korpacz Real Estate Investor Survey® for Fourth Quarter 2008, entitled "Domestic Self-Storage Market: Market Fundamentals vs. Capital Markets" which provides an overview of general market conditions as well as trends and concerns relevant to the asset class. You can view the article by clicking the link below.

   Domestic Self-Storage Market: Market Fundamentals vs. Capital Markets
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Cushman & Wakefield Business Briefings
 
  The August 2013 Investor Survey is titled Moving with Confidence in Self Storage and is available from the Self Storage Industry Group by clicking the link below.
 

  C&W 2013 Moving with Confidence in Self Storage
  691KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 
 
  The September 2010 Investor Survey is titled Resilient Asset Class Gains Traction is available from the Self Storage Industry Group by clicking the link below.
 

  C&W 2010 Resilient Asset Class Gains Traction
  254K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 
 
  The May 2009 Investor Survey is on Recession Resistantance is available from the Self Storage Industry Group by clicking the link below.
 

  C&W 2009 Recession Resistant
  218K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 
 
  The September 2008 Investor Survey is available from the Self Storage Industry Group by clicking the link below.
 

  C&W 2008 Self Storage Investor Survey
  218K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 
 
 
The Winter 2007 Investor Survey is available from the Self Storage Industry Group by clicking the link below.
 
  C&W Self Storage Investor Survey Winter 2007
  74K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 
 
 
The Summer 2007 Investor Survey is available from the Self Storage Industry Group by clicking the link below.
 
  C&W Self Storage Investor Survey Summer 2007
  74K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 
 
 
The Summer 2006 Investor Survey is available from the Self Storage Industry Group by clicking the link below.
 
  C&W Self Storage Investor Survey Summer 2006
  73K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 
 
 

A summary of the Winter 2005 Investor Survey appears in the September 2005 issue of Mini-Storage Messenger. You can view the article by clicking the link below, or you can order a complete copy of this issue from MiniCo's Mini-Storage Messenger website.

  Winter 2005 Investor Survey*
  166K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 

 
 

The Winter 2004 Investor Survey appeared in the June 2004 issue of Mini-Storage Messenger. You can view the article by clicking the link below, or you can order a complete copy of this issue from MiniCo's Mini-Storage Messenger website.

  Winter 2004 Investor Survey*
  238K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 

 
 

The 2003 Investor Survey was summarized in the PriceWaterhouseCoopers Korpacz Real Estate Investor Survey© for First Quarter 2003, in a section entitled "Special Report: National Self Storage Industry", and updated in the same publication for Third Quarter 2003. You can view the articles by clicking the link below.

  Special Report: National Self Storage Industry (First Quarter 2003)
  379K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)

  Special Report: National Self Storage Industry (Third Quarter 2003)
  22K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 
These articles are provided courtesy of Self Storage Economics with the permission of PricewaterhouseCoopers. © PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. All Rights Reserved.

 
 

 R. Christian Sonne authored an article in the October 2002 issue of Mini-Storage Messenger entitled "The 2002 Self-Storage Investor Survey", which offers insights into the investment criteria for self-storage property based on responses by industry investors, developers, managers, brokers and bankers throughout the United States. You can view the article by clicking the link below, or you can order a complete copy of this issue from MiniCo's Mini-Storage Messenger website.

  2002 Self-Storage Investor Survey*
  385K PDF (Adobe Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, or Adobe Reader required; see below)
 

 
 

 

 
* This article is provided courtesy of Self Storage Economics or Cushman & Wakefield's Self Storage Industry Group with the permission of Mini-Storage Messenger magazine. © MiniCo, Inc. All Rights Reserved. It is not intended for further reproduction/distribution without the exclusive permission of MiniCo, Inc.
 


 
 
 

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