Self-storage REITs own and manage storage facilities and collect rent from customers. Self-storage REITs rent space to both individuals and businesses.

Who Invests in Self-Storage REITs? 

Nearly 150 million Americans live in households that invest in REITs. With their historically competitive total returns and comparatively low correlation with other assets make them an attractive addition and diversifier for many Americans’ portfolios.

How to Invest in Self-Storage REITs

There are currently 5 self-storage REITs listed on the FTSE Nareit US Real Estate Indexes available to invest in directly, or an individual can invest through REIT mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Overview

5/31/2024, Source: FTSE
Number of REITs
4
Dividend Yield
4.52%
YTD Total Return
-8.95%
May Total Return
6.19%
2023 Total Return
18.49%

Quarterly Data

Source: Nareit T-Tracker
Q1 2024 2024
FFO ($M) $1,383 $1,383
NOI ($M) $1,688 $1,688
Dividends paid ($M) $1,141 $1,141
SS NOI -1.54%

List of Self-storage

1 Year Total Return Stock price
CubeSmart
CUBE | Malvern United States | Self-storage
5.86%
$44.52
Extra Space Storage, Inc.
EXR | Salt Lake City United States | Self-storage
13.60%
$158.53
Global Self Storage, Inc.
SELF | Millbrook United States | Self-storage
1.13%
$4.94
National Storage Affiliates
NSA | Greenwood Village United States | Self-storage
21.71%
$41.23
Public Storage
PSA | Glendale United States | Self-storage
3.50%
$282.60
Silver Star Properties REIT, Inc.
N/A | Houston United States | Self-storage
Not available
$0.00