M&A deals mark coming of age for UK’s self-storage sector


A string of M&A deals has helped to raise the industry’s profile with both the public and potential investors.

By Schroders’ standards, last summer’s £44m acquisition of The Self Storage Company was a relatively modest purchase. But to the self-storage sector, it was a big deal and confirmed what many already knew – that, as an asset class, self-storage is firmly on the property radar.

As James Lass, fund manager at Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF) said at the time of the deal, the continued growth in demand for self-storage is inextricably linked to key demographic trends.

This is premium content

You must be logged in to view premium stories.

Gated access promo

Subscribe for full access

Take out a print and online or online only subscription and you will get immediate access to:

  • Breaking industry news as it happens
  • Expert analysis and comment from industry leaders
  • Unlimited access to all stories, including premium content
  • Full access to all our online archive

To get access to premium content subscribe today

Alternatively REGISTER for a free trial to access up to 4 articles and sign up for email alerts

If you are already a registered user or a subscriber you can SIGN IN now