Self Storage Supply & Demand

You're Not the Only Game in Town

Finding Opportunities in an Over-Saturated Self Storage Market

Analysis by Barbara Byrne Denham

Written by Senior Economist Barbara Byrne Denham, this paper explores how and where the self storage market is oversaturated and where rents are declining. Denham also identifies the metros where supply growth has not kept up with demand and the submarkets that are clear self storage hubs. This paper highlights where opportunities lie: submarkets where self storage growth has not kept pace with high apartment rent and occupancy growth. 

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Barbara Byrne Denham is a Senior Economist in the research and economics department at Moody's Analytics REIS, the team responsible for the firm’s market forecasting, valuation, and portfolio analytics services. Throughout her 20-year career, Barbara has written a number of white papers on the commercial real estate market.

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