Category: Deal Breakdowns
Deal breakdown – a home run storage deal and a $2.6 million cash-out refinance
Things are going crazy in my world. We closed on our 50th self-storage facility this week with the acquisition of a 3 property portfolio in Virginia. That makes 1,329,609 square feet and 9,905 units managed by our team of 40 employees. All operated remotely with our team of 40 employees – 18 in the Philippines, […]Read More ...
Self Storage Deal Breakdown
The first full calendar year is in the books for 3 self storage facilities we bought at the end of 2020. I’ll open the books and give you a breakdown on how it went. Here’s a podcast episode with more on where we’re at, what keeps us up at night, and how we plan to attack 2022. Deal #1 was purchased in […]Read More ...
Businesses I Love
These are all businesses and markets that I love. The competition is weak. The market is growing. The costs and risks are low. The odds are good. You can analyze the market and make accurate decisions on where there is opportunity to thrive. You can win. Start small. Start low skilled and low risk if […]
179: How profitable is a self storage facility?
In today’s episode, Nick talks about a self-storage facility that he and his partner bought in July of 2019. He goes over the numbers of buying it, operating it, and income from units being rented out, as well as expenses. His goal is to show you just how profitable a self-storage facility is. This property […]
Idea Generation 101
This is an analytical approach to identifying and exploring new business opportunities. This is designed around service based businesses but the concepts can be applied to any business. In order to compete you need to have a competitive advantage in one of three areas: speed, price or quality. The goal here is to look for […]
Notes from Podcast Episode 4. These are the essential tools you can use to start your business cheaply and have all the tools you need to operate right off the bat. Step 1: Generate your idea Consider using this guide as a resource. You can also take a look at this list of businesses I […]
Businesses I Hate
Prefer a more positive outlook? Check out the businesses I love. I don’t like businesses that have a lot of passionate people involved. Businesses that are fun and are a lot of people’s hobbies. Passionate people think with their hearts instead of analyzing the markets. Passionate people make poor decisions. Passionate people start companies because […]
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