12:45 – 13:15

How remotely managed sites are changing the industry

30 mins Panel

Here how remotely managed self storage sites are changing the industry.  From one of the pioneers of the concept in the USA over 20 years ago to current European operators rapidly expanding their portfolio.  Hear how they use technology to improve efficiencies in their operations.  How selling the product is different, pricing, store location, use of staff, customer benefits, future technology and so much more.

Speakers

Jefferson Shreve

Self Storage Association USA

Jefferson Shreve founded Storage Express just out of Univertsity.  He's built a company with over 110 facilities in five Midwestern states. Storage Express pioneered the remote operation of its properties and continues to develop its portfolio and its operating platform. It's the largest Indiana-headquartered self storage owner/operator.  Jefferson is the chairman of the USA self storage association.  He earned his BA at Indiana University, his MBA from Purdue's Krannert School, and his MA from The University of London.