Strategic Storage Growth Trust buys California self-storage facility

Strategic Storage Growth Trust Inc has acquired an approximately 900-unit self-storage facility in Chula Vista, California. No financial terms were disclosed. SSGT is backed by SmartStop Asset Management.


SAN DIEGO – (March 12, 2018) – Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc., a public non-traded real estate investment trust sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, LLC, announced today its purchase of an approximately 900-unit self storage facility in the San Diego suburb of Chula Vista, California.

Situated on approximately 1.5 acres of land, the property features a three-story building bisected by a covered loading area and has drive-up units lining its exterior. The approximately 86,000-square-foot facility, located at 2380 Fenton St., is 100 percent climate controlled.

“The Eastlake location is in a high growth, high income area of Chula Vista, in close proximity to major retailers and residential developments,” said Wayne Johnson, chief investment officer. “An excellent fit for our strategic acquisition strategy, this newly constructed facility was acquired by Strategic Storage Growth Trust from its developers following the issuance of a certificate of occupancy and should add significant value to our portfolio.”

About Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. (SSGT)
SSGT is a public non-traded REIT that focuses on the acquisition, development, redevelopment and lease-up of self storage properties. The SSGT portfolio currently consists of 24 operating self storage facilities located in 10 states comprising approximately 16,000 self storage units and approximately 1.8 million net rentable square feet of storage space. Additionally, SSGT owns two development properties in the Greater Toronto Area which will be comprised of approximately 1,700 self storage units and 170,000 net rentable square feet of storage space once completed, and one development property in Asheville, North Carolina which will be comprised of approximately 650 self storage units and 72,000 net rentable square feet of storage space once completed.

About SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop)
SmartStop is a diversified real estate company focused on self storage assets, along with student and senior housing. The company has approximately $1.5 billion of real estate assets under management, including 112 self storage facilities located throughout the United States and Toronto, Canada, comprised of approximately 71,000 units and 8.2 million rentable square feet. SmartStop’s real estate portfolio also includes five student housing communities with approximately 2,800 beds and 1.1 million square feet of space, as well as three senior housing communities with approximately 350 beds and 250,000 rentable square feet of space. SmartStop is the sponsor of Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc., SSGT and Strategic Storage Trust IV, Inc., all public non-traded REITs focusing on self storage assets. The facilities offer affordable and accessible storage units for residential and commercial customers. In addition, they offer secure interior and exterior storage units as well as outside storage areas for vehicles, RVs and boats. Additional information regarding SmartStop is available at and more information regarding SmartStop® Self Storage in the United States and Canada is available at