▶️ In 2020 the self storage industry watched as large institutional investors emerge into the sector with large mega deals. Four that stood out?

  1. Blackstone (BREIT)
  2. Cascade Investment Group
  3. Elliot Management
  4. GIC

These four players alone have the capital capacity to handle all of the deals that the self storage industry usually sees in an entire year. The question becomes, how does the continued emergence of these investors effect the self storage industry as a whole?

Well, who better to ask than Newmark, who played a huge role in the $1.2 Billion Blackstone acquisition of Simply Self Storage this past fall 2020.

Aaron Swerdlin's take? Let's not lose sight of supply/demand fundamentals.

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