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Newmark Knight Frank's Self Storage Group provides clients with a single-source solution for every phase of a self storage transaction - from strategic planning, value enhancement, pre-marketing consulting and operations analysis to dispositions, debt placement, proprietary lending and equity assignments. We assist investors and owners in effectively managing single assets or diversified portfolios, creating and executing long- and short-term strategic plans that maximize value. Our professionals are supported by the company's proprietary investor database, leading market research and demographic information as well as a full range of debt and equity financing capabilities.

Having completed more than $8.2+ billion billion in self storage transactions, the professionals comprising the Self Storage Group have unparalleled industry experience. The team understands the complex details of this property type in the context of operational issues as well as the most current perspective relative to capital markets. Focusing on strategy and execution within a unified team, our specialists combine crucial industry knowledge and local insight, ensuring our clients' needs are clearly understood and the most effective solutions are implemented.

Services include:

Investment Sales/Brokerage Debt Placement/ Financial Services Equity Capital Assignments Dispositions/
Valuation and Consultation
Newmark Knight Frank's Self Storage Group supports private and institutional clients in effectively managing entire deal life cycles through every contingency of a transaction—whether the requirement involves a single asset or an entire portfolio. With a proprietary database of investors and crucial knowledge of the industry, opportunities are maximized and the transaction process is expedited, ensuring value-add meets every stage of a deal.

The Self Storage Group is well positioned to accomplish any structured finance objective across the entire capital spectrum. With direct access to every corner of the capital markets, the group maintains close relationships with a comprehensive cadre of capital providers—from traditional lenders to emerging sources of capital.
The Self Storage Group provides direct access to equity groups for acquisitions, restructurings, recapitalizations and development projects. Leveraging extensive knowledge of the equity markets and close relationships with capital groups translates to optimal capital structures that address rapidly changing markets. This keen insight on equity capital assignments enhances the value-add in complex transactions.

The Self Storage Group offers unmatched brokerage services for every type of self storage transaction—from single-assets to multistate portfolios and deal sizes from $1 million to $570+ million. With more than 60 years of combined industry experience and access to the most comprehensive database of buyers, leading market research and critical demographic information, the group can offer clients exceptional results and a seamless transaction cycle for every deal. Direct targeting to self storage REITS, institutional capital, private equity and selected private investors ensures a successful outcome at the highest achievable price.

The Self Storage Group provides creative solutions for value optimization and additional revenue generation by working closely with clients to understand specific business objectives, with a strong focus on finding added value through transactional and operational advice that allows clients to make the most informed decisions.

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For Further Information Contact

Aaron Swerdlin

Vice Chairman

Kenneth Cox

Executive Managing Director