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 145 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).

List of Self-storage REITs

1 Year Total Return Stock price
CubeSmart
CUBE | Malvern United States | Self-storage REITs
-1.46
As of market close 05/23/2022
$40.84
Extra Space Storage, Inc.
EXR | Salt Lake City United States | Self-storage REITs
20.54
As of market close 05/23/2022
$171.38
Global Self Storage, Inc.
SELF | Millbrook United States | Self-storage REITs
9.96
As of market close 05/23/2022
$5.74
Life Storage, Inc.
LSI | Buffalo United States | Self-storage REITs
16.44
As of market close 05/23/2022
$109.81
National Storage Affiliates
NSA | Greenwood Village United States | Self-storage REITs
11.24
As of market close 05/23/2022
$48.43
Public Storage
PSA | Glendale United States | Self-storage REITs
14.80
As of market close 05/23/2022
$312.91