Research & Data
SSA takes pride in providing members with fresh research and data. We continue to outpace the industry in terms of generating new research and cutting edge information programs. SSA data studies are revolutionizing the way owner-operators and managers look at this industry.
SSA / Reis Data Reports
Reis, Inc., a leading provider of commercial real estate market information and analytical tools, and the SSA have introduced coverage of Self Storage properties in 50 major United States metropolitan markets and 279 submarkets. These market reports are made possible by the quarterly participation of SSA member facilities - over 10,000 self storage facilities.
This data program provides investors, lenders, developers, industry analysts, and self storage facility owners and operators, with the critical market intelligence that they require in order to make superior asset and portfolio level decisions. To date, self storage professionals have not had access to current and comprehensive market information from a nationally-recognized provider.
Key Report Features:
- 50 Markets and 279 Sub-markets (see a list of markets offered here)
- Climate Controlled vs Non-Climate Controlled
- Five main unit types: 5x5, 5x10, 10x10, 10x15, 10x20
- Rent & Occupancy Data
- Trends & Benchmarks
- PDF & Excel formats
**NEW** Report Pricing:
- Non-Members / Non-Participants: $300 per report
- SSA Direct Members / Non-Participants: $200 per report (33% discount)
- SSA Direct Member Participants: $150 per report (50% discount)
- Bulk discount pricing available - call (703) 575-8000 x 108 for details
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The 2013 Self Storage Demand Study
The primary purpose of this study is to tell us who uses self storage, how and why and, most importantly, to project future demand. It will do so by helping us to understand the current incidence of usage and how it is tied to area demographic characteristics. Importantly, it will provide us with another view on what drives demand, with insights as to how customers use self storage. We also look closely at consumer and business demand from the 2005, 2007 and 2013 studies and compare the findings.
Self Storage: A Market Inventory Study - 2010 Update
This study calculates gross square feet in the US and in various-sized market areas based on existing data, information and several predictive models developed by the SSA and its partners. Data was drawn from existing public company information, an existing SSA database of known facility square footage (updated quarterly), plus modeled square footage sizes for various urban, suburban and rural facilities, as well as the year of construction. Additional industry information was employed as well as analogous data from several other publicly available government and private sector database sources. A must-have publication for owners.