How Self-Storage Protects Today’s Investor

Investors weary of market volatility and looming inflation look to self-storage for stability over the long term. 

The self-storage industry has long been known for supporting people through everyday life events – the five D’s: downsizing, dislocation, death, divorce, and disaster. These drivers form the baseline demand for, and stickiness of, self-storage, making it one of the most attractive alternative asset classes during economic volatility.

Learn more about what’s driven Mini Mall Storage Properties’ growth and how a flagship company within the Avenue Living operating platform, shares many of the same guiding principles: operational excellence, customer satisfaction, and sound investment decisions that reduce unsystematic risk.

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Inside Innovation: Private REIT Taps the CIB for Multi-Unit Energy Retrofit Financing

The call has gone out from all levels of government for more affordable homes across Canada. However, solutions to the country’s housing needs must simultaneously address carbons and GHGs.

Rather than simply building new or tearing down and rebuilding some resolution can also be found by taking another look at existing buildings, particularly low and mid-density multi-family structures. Through major financing offered by Crown Corporation, the Canada Investment Bank (CIB), a privately-held Canadian REIT is tackling both the housing and emission issues head-on. Learn how Avenue Living is helping address the housing shortage, sustainably.

Manufacturing Alpha: Avenue Living’s Three-Factor Formula for Success

Our CIO, Jason Jogia, joined @Wealth Professional to discuss the strategy that sets Avenue Living apart, allowing us to thrive regardless of market conditions.

“We’ve always had to manufacture alpha by out-operating our peers,” says Jason. “By being able to operate effectively, we’ve been able to create a defensible multi-family portfolio.” 

Our approach is built on three key drivers: strategic diversification, customer focus, and operational integration. Read more about these foundational elements and how they have allowed us to build a successful business model.