Strategic 1031 Properties
Ladera Ranch, CA
SmartStop Asset Management, LLC is a diversified real estate company with a managed portfolio that currently includes approximately 68,000 self storage units and approximately 8.0 million rentable square feet. SAM is the asset manager for 109 self storage facilities located throughout the United States and Toronto, Canada. SmartStop Asset Management is the sponsor of SSGT, a public non-traded REIT focused on opportunistic self storage assets, SST II, a public non-traded REIT focused on income-producing self storage assets, and SST IV, a public non-traded REIT focused on income-producing and opportunistic self storage assets. SAM is also the sponsor of a private REIT focused on senior and student housing properties. In 2015, key executives at SAM negotiated the sale of SmartStop Self Storage, a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed self storage company, owning and/or operating 170 self storage properties in 21 states and Toronto, Canada, to Extra Space, the second-largest storage operator in the United States, in a merger transaction with SmartStop Self Storage having an enterprise value of $1.4 billion.