Archive for January, 2016


Self-storage CMBS activity surged in 2015

Self-storage CMBS loan volume soared by 73 percent in 2015 compared to two years prior as investors are increasingly recognizing the value of the niche properties. Specifically, $3.3 billion in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans were issued to self-storage properties in 2015 compared to $1.9 billion in 2013, according to data from Trepp.com. There are […]

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SkyView Advisors Announces Sale of 120,675 SF Self Storage Portfolio in Atlanta MSA

SkyView Advisors (BVA) is pleased to announce the sale of the Pak-It-Inn Portfolio for $9,150,000, or $75.82 per net rentable square foot.  The Pak-It-Inn portfolio consists of two self storage facilities in the Atlanta MSA with climate and non-climate controlled storage units. The subject properties, located at in Mableton GA and Conyers GA, are situated […]

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Sovran to Buy $398 Million in Self-Storage Facilities, Sell Shares

Sovran Self Storage Inc. said it has agreed to buy 30 storage facilities for $398 million and unveiled a plan to sell 2.3 million in shares to fund deals. Sovran, which operates self-storage facilities under the name “Uncle Bob’s Self Storage” said it has entered into contracts for 25 self-storage facilties. It also bought five […]

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Inside Self Storage World Expo 2016

SkyView Advisors is sponsoring, speaking and attending the ISS 2016 World Expo in Las Vegas, NV. The SkyView team will be attending from April 25th-28th and are currently scheduling meetings with self storage owners and buyers to discuss the state of the market, deal flow or just to say hi. If you would like to meet with Jay […]

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