Press Release

SmartStop Recognized as one of the Country’s Top Self Storage Owners


LADERA RANCH, Calif. – (Nov. 15, 2017) – SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop) announced today that the firm has been named a top operator by Inside Self-Storage, ranking 12th in its list of Top 100 Facility Owners in the United States.

“We are pleased to be recognized as one of the top operators of self storage facilities across the United States,” said H. Michael Schwartz, founder, chairman and CEO. “SmartStop prides itself on the professionalism of its team and the practices and procedures we utilize to maximize efficiencies for our self storage tenants.”

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

About SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop)

SmartStop is a diversified real estate company focused on self storage assets, along with student and senior housing. The company has approximately $1.3 billion of real estate assets under management, including 108 self storage facilities located throughout the United States and Toronto, Canada, comprised of approximately 68,000 units and 7.9 million rentable square feet. SmartStop’s real estate portfolio also includes three student housing facilities with approximately 1,735 beds and 570,000 square feet of space. SmartStop is the sponsor of Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc., Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. and Strategic Storage Trust IV, Inc., all public non-traded REITs focusing on self storage assets. The facilities offer affordable and accessible storage units for residential and commercial customers. In addition, they offer secure interior and exterior storage units as well as outside storage areas for vehicles, RVs and boats. Additional information regarding SmartStop is available at and more information regarding SmartStop® Self Storage in the United States and Canada is available at



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