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Membership Category Definitions
Level 1 ($185)
Any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, real estate investment trust or other entity which is an owner of one or more self storage facilities whose total rentable square footage is less than 40,000 square feet may apply to become a Level 1 member. Level 1 members must actually own an existing small facility to qualify for this rate.
Level 2 ($285)
Same as the Level 1 membership, however Level 2 members receive the Self Storage Legal Review bi-monthly newsletter.
Level 3 ($560)
Any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, real estate investment trust or other entity which is the owner of one or more self storage facilities or facilities under construction whose total rentable space exceeds 40,000 square feet may become a regular member. Ownership of shares in a publicly traded company that owns self storage properties does not constitute ownership of a self storage facility.
Prospective Owner ($560)
An individual or entity that does not own an existing self storage facility or a facility under construction, but is a prospective developer or purchaser of a self storage facility (including entities outside the United States), may apply to be a Prospective Owner Member. This is a non-voting membership class.
International Firm ($110)
The Self Storage Association International (SSAI): Any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, real estate investment trust or other entity which is the owner of one or more self storage facilities or facilities under construction outside the U.S. and Canada may become a member in the International Firm category.
Management Firm ($560)
A person or entity that manages self storage facilities on behalf of a facility owner for a fee may be a Management Firm Member. (An SSA Registry of Self Storage Management Firms and size rankings, based on the number of facilities managed, will be distributed as a special edition of the SSA Globe magazine, based on facilities reported with membership.)
Vendor Member ($850)
Any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or other entity which is a supplier of goods or services within the industry or which is engaged in a business connected with or related to the self storage industry, or is an independent contractor that manages self storage facilities may apply to become a supplier member.
Associate Membership *
Any individual who is an employee, officer, partner, investor or manager of any SSA member in good standing that wishes to receive SSA membership material such as, but not limited to, SSA Globe magazine, Self Storage Legal Review, Monday Morning Globe, etc.
*Must be an individual associated with a current member in good standing.
Level 1, 2, 3 and Management Firm membership dues are per year for the first facility PLUS $135 per year for each additional facility.
Membership dues (with the exception of Public Companies / REIT's) are capped at a $15,000 maximum with multiple facilities.