07 Financial & Operational Characteristics of SS Facilities The 2007 SSA data collection project is unique from two vantage points. First, the project utilizes a fixed sample. As a result, all time trends reported reflect data for the same facilities. Secondly, the size of the sample is much larger than those used in other studies. The current sample consists of nearly 1500 facilities and continues to grow. A new 2005 to 2006 Revenue Comparison section has also been added. 410 pages and 355 charts and graphs. (Annual Publication)
Self Storage Demand Study 2007 Edition The latest edition of this significant study tells us who uses self storage, how and why - and, most importantly, projects future demand. It helps us to understand the current incidence of usage and how it is tied to area demographic characteristics. Importantly, it provides us with a point of view on what drives demand, with insights on how customers use self storage.
Self Storage: A Market Inventory Study 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.
The Baby Boomer Generation: How They Affect Self Storage This new research study delves into the major influences that the Baby Boomers have on our economy. To develop a richer understanding of the Boomer generation, specifically as it relates to lifestyle issues and alternatives that may affect their use of self storage currently and in the future, Peter D. Hart Research Associates, Inc., undertook a multifaceted research plan that comprised both quantitative and qualitative methodological techniques.