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2022 Self-Storage National Investment Forecast

Booming Tech Sector Boosts Incomes, Storage Demand Economic Overview As prominent companies like Tesla and Facebook move operations to Austin this year, the metro’s job market is projected to grow substantially. Due to a thriving tech industry, Austin boasts the fastest job growth in office-using sectors among major metropolitan areas, allowing for a consumer base with higher discretionary incomes. Demographic Overview Having expanded by nearly… Read More »2022 Self-Storage National Investment Forecast

How Will The Biden Administration’s Policies Impact Real Estate Owners?

Potential Tax Legislation Hello. I’m Brandon Karr with Marcus & Millichap. I lead the Karr Self-Storage Team in our Fort Worth, TX office and in our latest ‘Ask the Broker’ video, we wanted to talk a little bit about how potential tax legislation being proposed by the Biden Administration could impact real estate investors.  Build Back Better Program Less than two months after his inauguration,… Read More »How Will The Biden Administration’s Policies Impact Real Estate Owners?

How You Should Handle Unsolicited Offers For Your Property

Receiving too many Off-Market Offers? Hi this is Danny Cunningham with the Karr Self-Storage Team here in Fort Worth, TX.  It seems that every storage owner I talk to or meet with lately tells me that they are getting bombarded by folks trying to solicit off-market offers to purchase their facility.  Whether the interest is coming from a neighbor down the street, an existing storage… Read More »How You Should Handle Unsolicited Offers For Your Property

2021 U.S. Commercial Real Estate Investment Outlook

Health Crisis Upends Commercial Real Estate’ Uncertainty Will Carry Well Into 2021 Pandemic Transforms Commercial Real Estate. COVID-19 changed the world in early 2020 as efforts to curb the spread of the pandemic had a dramatic impact. Stay-at-home orders, the need to physically distance, and having to abide by health and safety protocols had harsh effects on many real estate sectors. Health Crisis Exacerbated Demographic… Read More »2021 U.S. Commercial Real Estate Investment Outlook

How is Covid 19 Impacting Interest Rates and Leverage

Introduction Today we are discussing the capital markets in broad strokes with some finer points relative to the self-storage asset class. Specifically, with COVID, where are we today? Is the market influenced exclusively by where treasuries are? Is it sponsor specific? Is it geographically based? What about rates? Broad Strokes With a broad stroke, rates have relatively been unchanged from pre-COVID to the current environment.… Read More »How is Covid 19 Impacting Interest Rates and Leverage

How is the Size of the Loan Impacting Rate and Leverage

Discussion about Capital Markets Introduction Karr Self Storage spends most of the time in the primary markets throughout Texas. But, one of the interesting things that were seen that is relative to the capital markets is an interest in secondary markets. A portfolio was recently closed out in The Permian in West Texas, not too long ago. And this was a unique transaction in the… Read More »How is the Size of the Loan Impacting Rate and Leverage

Is Now A Good Time To List And Sell My Self Storage Facility

The short answer is yes. Pricing for self-storage facilities is as attractive now as it has ever been for a few different reasons. The first comes down to simple supply-demand. There are fewer properties on the market right now than there have been at any point in time in the past five years. And there are actually more buyers than we have ever seen before.… Read More »Is Now A Good Time To List And Sell My Self Storage Facility

Karr Self-Storage Welcome and Introduction

We are here with the Karr Self-Storage team in Marcus & Millichap’s Fort Worth, Texas office. Today we will talk about our brand new website. If you visit www.karrselfstorage.com, moving forward once every week or so, we’re going to be updating our site with our new “Ask The Broker” video blog series. The video blog is designed to bring informative content to you so that… Read More »Karr Self-Storage Welcome and Introduction

Meet Our New Partners – Metropolitan Capital

Meet our New Partners – Metropolitan Capital – Now a Part of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation Today we are discussing the capital markets for not just storage, but everything that’s going on in the marketplace in general right now. And, we’re here in the new Dallas office and part of the Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation now. I thought it’d be a good opportunity… Read More »Meet Our New Partners – Metropolitan Capital