Self-Storage & Moving Services

Storage & moving services rely on demographics:

• People moving to get more storage space

• Increasingly populated urban areas with less in-home storage

• Developing acceptance of storing personal possessions away from home

• Businesses willing to store excess stock and supplies off site

• Formerly unfinished storage areas converted into living space

• Baby boomer downsizing

Self-storage to see rapid growth

Self-storage is projected to achieve the fastest annual gains through 2020. Growth will largely stem from advances in the small but rapidly developing mobile storage segment, which can still price at a premium compared to most fixed storage due to convenience issues. The increasing preference for value-added climate-controlled storage will further assist growth in the self-storage segment.

Full-service moving companies to outpace DIY truck rentals

Full-service moving is forecast to outpace DIY moving truck rental through 2020. This segment will benefit from an increasing number of older households downsizing and moving, as they are often unable or unwilling to perform the moves themselves, but are more likely to be able to afford the assistance. In addition, as the economy continues to improve, more households will pay for the greater convenience of full service moving.

Revenues vary by region

Revenues for self-storage and moving services vary significantly by region, state, and municipal area, as the need for these services is very localized. Regional markets are primarily influenced by local factors such as population size, density, age distribution, mobility, homeownership rates, and growth trends. Economic issues such as personal income patterns, business development trends, and the real estate market also affect industry growth. Since most customers try to rent space and a truck within a few miles of their location, being situated in close geographic proximity to a large pool of customers -- e.g., near a college campus or military base, or within a few miles of a relatively dense urban area -- is important. In 2015, the South and West were the largest regions and will represent 70 percent of the industry gains through 2020. The relatively high mobility rates of these regions will spur gains, even as demand will continue to be concentrated in the urban areas.

Study coverage

Self-Storage & Moving Services presents historical demand data (2005, 2010, 2015) as well as forecasts (2020, 2025) by service and region. The study also considers market environment factors, analyzes company market share and profiles 29 industry players.

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  1. Self-Storage & Moving Services

    $5,000.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $156.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $212.00

      1. Table | SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICE REVENUE

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,278.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $236.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $342.00

        1. Table | POPULATION INDICATORS

        2. 3.3.1 Population

          $186.00

        3. 3.3.2 Households

          $82.00

      4. 3.4 Personal Income & Expenditures

        $127.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES

      5. 3.5 New Housing Indicators

        $210.00

        1. Table | NEW HOUSING INDICATORS

      6. 3.6 Housing Stock

        $149.00

        1. Table | HOUSING STOCK INDICATORS

      7. 3.7 Regulations

        $154.00

    4. 4 SERVICES

      $2,758.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $129.00

        1. Table | SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

        2. CHART III-1 SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES BY TYPE, 2015

      2. 4.2 Self-Storage

        $1,642.00

        1. Table | SELF-STORAGE SERVICES

        2. 4.2.1 Locations

          $638.00

          1. Table | SELF-STORAGE SERVICES BY LOCATIONS

          2. CHART III-2 SELF-STORAGE REVENUE BY LOCATION, 2005-2015

          3. CHART III-3 ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF FIXED STORAGE

          4. Table | FIXED SELF-STORAGE SERVICES

          5. CHART III-4 ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF MOBILE STORAGE

          6. Table | MOBILE SELF-STORAGE SERVICES

        3. 4.2.2 Type

          $351.00

          1. Table | SELF-STORAGE SERVICES BY TYPE

          2. CHART III-5 CLIMATE-CONTROLLED v. NOT CLIMATE-CONTROLLED STORAGE REVENUE, 2005-2025

          3. CHART III-6 ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF CLIMATE-CONTROLLED STORAGE

          4. Table | CLIMATE-CONTROLLED SELF-STORAGE SERVICES

          5. CHART III-7 ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF NOT CLIMATE-CONTROLLED STORAGE

          6. Table | NOT CLIMATE-CONTROLLED SELF-STORAGE SERVICES

        4. 4.2.3 Service Providers

          $105.00

          1. Table | SELECTED SELF-STORAGE SERVICE PROVIDERS

        5. 4.2.4 Market Share

          $346.00

          1. CHART III-8 SELF-STORAGE SERVICES MARKET SHARE, 2015

      3. 4.3 Full-Service Moving

        $539.00

        1. Table | FULL-SERVICE MOVING SERVICES

        2. CHART III-9 FULL-SERVICE MOVING TRENDS, 2005-2015

        3. 4.3.1 Service Providers

          $197.00

          1. Table | SELECTED FULL-SERVICE MOVING SERVICE PROVIDERS

        4. 4.3.2 Market Share

          $171.00

          1. CHART III-10 FULL-SERVICE MOVING MARKET SHARE, 2015

      4. 4.4 DIY Moving Truck Rental

        $448.00

        1. Table | DIY MOVING TRUCK RENTAL SERVICES

        2. CHART III-11 DIY MOVING TRUCK RENTAL TRENDS, 2005-2015

        3. 4.4.1 Service Providers

          $138.00

          1. Table | SELECTED DIY MOVING TRUCK RENTAL SERVICE PROVIDERS

        4. 4.4.2 Market Share

          $160.00

          1. CHART III-12 DIY MOVING TRUCK RENTAL SERVICES MARKET SHARE, 2015

    5. 5 REGIONS

      $3,513.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $179.00

        1. Table | SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES DEMAND BY REGION

        2. CHART IV-1 SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES DEMAND BY REGION, 2015

      2. 5.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

        $622.00

        1. 5.2.1 Population

          $206.00

          1. Table | POPULATION BY REGION

        2. 5.2.2 Economic Outlook

          $176.00

          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION

        3. 5.2.3 Housing Outlook

          $194.00

          1. Table | REGIONAL HOUSING INDICATORS

      3. 5.3 Regional Homeownership & Vacancy Rates

        $97.00

        1. Table | HOMEOWNERSHIP & VACANCY RATES

        2. CHART IV-2 HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY REGION, 2005-2015

      4. 5.4 Regional Mobility Trends & Migration Flow

        $133.00

        1. Table | REGIONAL MOBILITY TRENDS & MIGRATION FLOW

        2. CHART IV-3 SHARE OF POPULATION MOVING BY REGION, 2005-2015

        3. CHART IV-4 REGIONAL NET MIGRATION, 2005-2015

      5. 5.5 Northeast

        $457.00

        1. Table | NORTHEAST: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING REVENUE BY SUBREGION & SERVICE

        2. Table | NORTHEAST: MAJOR MILITARY BASES BY STATE

        3. 5.5.1 New England

          $137.00

          1. Table | NEW ENGLAND: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-5 NEW ENGLAND: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

        4. 5.5.2 Middle Atlantic

          $150.00

          1. Table | MIDDLE ATLANTIC: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-6 MIDDLE ATLANTIC: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

      6. 5.6 Midwest

        $573.00

        1. Table | MIDWEST: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING REVENUE BY SUBREGION & SERVICE

        2. Table | MIDWEST: MAJOR MILITARY BASES BY STATE

        3. 5.6.1 East North Central

          $165.00

          1. Table | EAST NORTH CENTRAL: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-7 EAST NORTH CENTRAL: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

        4. 5.6.2 West North Central

          $154.00

          1. Table | WEST NORTH CENTRAL: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-8 WEST NORTH CENTRAL: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

      7. 5.7 South

        $810.00

        1. Table | SOUTH: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING REVENUE BY SUBREGION & SERVICE

        2. Table | SOUTH: MAJOR MILITARY BASES BY STATE

        3. 5.7.1 South Atlantic

          $199.00

          1. Table | SOUTH ATLANTIC: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-9 SOUTH ATLANTIC: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

        4. 5.7.2 East South Central

          $131.00

          1. Table | EAST SOUTH CENTRAL: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-10 EAST SOUTH CENTRAL: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

        5. 5.7.3 West South Central

          $202.00

          1. Table | WEST SOUTH CENTRAL: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-11 WEST SOUTH CENTRAL: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

      8. 5.8 West

        $643.00

        1. Table | WEST: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING REVENUE BY SUBREGION & SERVICE

        2. Table | WEST: MAJOR MILITARY BASES BY STATE

        3. 5.8.1 Mountain

          $186.00

          1. Table | MOUNTAIN: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-12 MOUNTAIN: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

        4. 5.8.2 Pacific

          $234.00

          1. Table | PACIFIC: SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES

          2. CHART IV-13 PACIFIC: HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES BY STATE, 2005-2015

    6. 6 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,031.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 6.2 Industry Composition

        $147.00

        1. Table | SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICE REVENUES BY COMPANY, 2015

      3. 6.3 Market Share

        $280.00

        1. CHART V-1 SELF-STORAGE & MOVING SERVICES MARKET SHARE, 2015

        2. 6.3.1 U-Haul

          $82.00

        3. 6.3.2 Public Storage

          $82.00

        4. 6.3.3 SIRVA

          $82.00

        5. 6.3.4 UniGroup

          $82.00

        6. 6.3.5 Atlas World Group

          $82.00

        7. 6.3.6 Extra Space

          $82.00

        8. 6.3.7 Avis Budget Group

          $82.00

      4. 6.4 Marketing

        $116.00

      5. 6.5 Competitive Strategies

        $272.00

      6. 6.6 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $268.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      7. 6.7 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

      8. 6.8 Company Profiles

        $4,902.00

        1. 6.8.1 AMERCO

          $301.00

        2. 6.8.2 American Red Ball Transit Company Incorporated

          $96.00

          1. Table | AMERICAN RED BALL'S US MOVING AGENT LOCATIONS

        3. 6.8.3 ArcBest Corporation

          $202.00

          1. Table | ABF MOVING'S US SERVICE CENTERS

        4. 6.8.4 Arpin Group Incorporated

          $100.00

          1. Table | ARPIN VAN LINES' US MOVING AGENT LOCATIONS

        5. 6.8.5 Atlas World Group Incorporated

          $233.00

        6. 6.8.6 Avis Budget Group Incorporated

          $156.00

          1. Table | BUDGET TRUCK RENTAL'S RENTAL OFFICE LOCATIONS

        7. 6.8.7 CubeSmart

          $183.00

          1. Table | CUBESMART'S OWNED SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES

        8. 6.8.8 Derrel's Mini Storage Incorporated

          $85.00

        9. 6.8.9 Door to Door Storage Incorporated

          $116.00

          1. Table | DOOR TO DOOR STORAGES' FACILITIES

        10. 6.8.10 Enterprise Holdings Incorporated

          $120.00

          1. Table | ENTERPRISE TRUCK RENTAL'S US BRANCH LOCATIONS

        11. 6.8.11 Extra Space Storage Incorporated

          $204.00

          1. Table | EXTRA SPACE STORAGES' OWNED & MANAGED FACILITIES

        12. 6.8.12 Graebel Van Lines Incorporated

          $96.00

          1. Table | GRAEBEL VAN LINES' SERVICE OFFICES

        13. 6.8.13 Havener Enterprises Incorporated

          $90.00

        14. 6.8.14 Mobile Mini Incorporated

          $232.00

          1. Table | MOBILE MINI'S MOBILE STORAGE LOCATIONS

        15. 6.8.15 National Storage Affiliates Trust

          $267.00

          1. Table | NSA'S SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES

        16. 6.8.16 National Van Lines Incorporated

          $91.00

        17. 6.8.17 Penske Corporation Incorporated

          $174.00

          1. Table | PENSKE TRUCK LEASING'S RENTAL OFFICE LOCATIONS

        18. 6.8.18 PODS Enterprises LLC

          $119.00

          1. Table | PODS ENTERPRISES' US STORAGE & MOVING CENTERS

        19. 6.8.19 Public Storage

          $164.00

          1. Table | PUBLIC STORAGE'S SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES

        20. 6.8.20 Ryder System Incorporated

          $114.00

        21. 6.8.21 Simply Storage Management LLC

          $85.00

          1. Table | SIMPLY SELF STORAGE'S US FACILITIES

        22. 6.8.22 SIRVA Incorporated

          $263.00

          1. Table | SMARTBOX SOLUTIONS' FRANCHISED LOCATIONS

        23. 6.8.23 Sovran Self Storage Incorporated

          $252.00

          1. Table | SOVRAN SELF STORAGE'S FACILITIES

        24. 6.8.24 Stevens Worldwide Van Lines Incorporated

          $101.00

        25. 6.8.25 TKG StorageMart Partners LP

          $93.00

          1. Table | STORAGEMART'S US & CANADIAN FACILITIES

        26. 6.8.26 UniGroup Incorporated

          $343.00

          1. Table | UNITED VAN LINES' AGENT LOCATIONS

          2. Table | MAYFLOWER TRANSIT'S AGENT LOCATIONS

          3. Table | UNITED MAYFLOWER CONTAINER SERVICES' AGENT LOCATIONS

        27. 6.8.27 Westport Properties Incorporated

          $84.00

        28. 6.8.28 Wheaton Van Lines Incorporated

          $184.00

        29. 6.8.29 William Warren Group Incorporated

          $131.00

        30. 6.8.30 WP Carey Incorporated

          $180.00

          1. Table | CPA 18-GLOBAL'S US LOCATIONS

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