Press Release

SmartStop Recognized as One of Country’s Top Self Storage Owners for Second Consecutive Year

LADERA RANCH, Calif. – (Sept. 26, 2018) – SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop) announced today that the firm has been named a top-operator by Inside Self-Storage, ranking 9th in the publication’s Top-Operators List 2018 within the facility owners category.

“We are pleased to be recognized as one of the leading players in the self storage industry,” said H. Michael Schwartz, founder, chairman and CEO. “This recognition not only proves SmartStop’s in-depth knowledge of the self storage space and its leading presence in a highly fragmented marketplace, but also the company’s ability to remain competitive in the fast-growing self storage industry.”

In 2017, Inside Self-Storage ranked SmartStop as the 12th top facility owner in the nation. Moving up three positions to 9th on this year’s list reflects the company’s expansive growth over the past 12 months. The companies are ranked by total square footage.

SmartStop is the sponsor of three public non-traded real estate investment trusts focused on self storage – Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc., Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc. and Strategic Storage Trust IV, Inc.



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