38 episodes

Welcome to Self Storage Insights, the show where we bring you insights and tips from successful self storage property owners. If you own or manage a self storage property, this podcast is for you!

Self Storage Insights Ben Shirey

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Welcome to Self Storage Insights, the show where we bring you insights and tips from successful self storage property owners. If you own or manage a self storage property, this podcast is for you!

    Using AI to Find More Self Storage Deals

    Using AI to Find More Self Storage Deals

    Join us as Jean-Michael Diei from PropRise discusses leveraging AI for data and analytics in the self storage industry. Learn how they help developers identify market opportunities efficiently and their journey from mobile home parks to self storage.

    • 23 min
    Building Resilient Portfolios with Storage & Flex

    Building Resilient Portfolios with Storage & Flex

    Equity Partners, founded by Grant Reeves and his partner in 2020, transitioned from commercial real estate brokerage to principal investment, strategically capitalizing on market shifts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their journey began with converting an old grocery store into a self-storage facility, leading to further investments in storage and flex industrial properties. Now managing a portfolio of 13 properties worth $30 million, they’ve shifted to a 506(c) fund model, focusing on value-add strategies and targeting accredited investors for sustained growth and diversified returns.

    • 35 min
    How Social Media is Transforming Self Storage Management w/ William Tin

    How Social Media is Transforming Self Storage Management w/ William Tin

    How Social Media is Transforming Self Storage Management w/ William Tin by Ben Shirey

    • 16 min
    From a Firefighter to Storage Business Owner w/ Ian Horowitz

    From a Firefighter to Storage Business Owner w/ Ian Horowitz

    Join us on this episode of the Self Storage Insight Podcast as Ian Horowitz, a former Baltimore firefighter turned successful real estate investor, shares his journey into the self-storage industry. Ian discusses his transition from single-family homes to managing a portfolio of 15 self-storage locations, offering valuable insights into market trends, remote management, and creative financing strategies. Discover how adaptability and leveraging technology have played crucial roles in his success. Don't miss this engaging conversation filled with expert advice and practical tips for aspiring investors.

    • 38 min
    Why Experienced Management is Crucial for Self-Storage Success

    Why Experienced Management is Crucial for Self-Storage Success

    Running a self-storage facility well is all about making customers happy, managing money smartly, and handling daily tasks efficiently. Start by creating a great customer experience with a user-friendly website and easy rental processes. Keep your facility clean and secure, and communicate promptly with customers. Manage your money by setting the right rental rates and staying on top of payments. Stay informed about industry trends, like mixed-use facilities, to stay competitive. By focusing on these areas, you can ensure your self-storage business is successful and grows over time.

    • 36 min
    Ready to Own a Self Storage Facility? Expert Tips You Need to Know

    Ready to Own a Self Storage Facility? Expert Tips You Need to Know

    Thinking about owning a self storage facility? In this video, we explain the basics of self storage investment. Learn how the business works, important money details, and the pros and cons of teaming up with other investors. Discover the key questions to ask before you invest and what it takes to run a storage facility. Whether you want to manage it yourself or invest passively, this guide will help you decide if you're ready. Don't miss out on expert tips and advice for a successful investment!

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Kyle Daneff ,

Good Podcast

I like the podcast Ben! I like hearing from the smaller self storage owners where I can relate more compared to the owners that have thousands of units.

We are about to have 16 locations and 1,000 units and wound be interested in your software.
Kyle- Storage North

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