After roughly four years in the industry, STR acknowledged that the business model they have been so successful in hotels with is not translate-able to self storage. They have plans to immediatly wind down the business unit and turn their attention back to hotels.

We expect that consolidation of the self storage service providers remains a prominant theme in 2019 as its a highly fragmented industry with a lot of competition.

James de Gorter

James co-founded Radius+ alongside partners Adam and Cory, in 2016. James previously spent eight years on Wall Street investing in tech companies for firms including Royal Bank of Canada. With Radius, the task is similar: discover and communicate actionable insights for clients. When he's away from the numbers James enjoys family time, golf, and his status as reigning NKF Ping Pong Champion.