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Apr 12, 2023

Extra Space Storage has announced the acquisition of Life Storage in a $12.7 billion all-stock deal, which will result in the largest U.S. self-storage space operator by store count.

In this episode, Matthew Van Horn joins us to discuss Extra Space Storage buying Life Storage.  

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Matthew Van Horn
Founder, Black Swan Storage Advisors


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About Jim Ross 
Jim Ross and his company 3 Mile Storage Management offers self storage property management solutions for self storage facility owners that want to dominate their local 3 mile market with a large focus on remotely managed operations.

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