Meet S3

Meet S3 Partners

Strategic Storage Solutions for the Self Storage Industry

S3 Partners provides the strategic storage solutions you need to stay ahead in today’s competitive environment. The professionals at S3 Partners are experts in every phase of self storage projects. Our comprehensive set of consulting and management services help clients avoid costly pitfalls and mistakes, keeping storage projects on-track and on-budget. We have the experience to ensure your success.

No matter the size or complexity of the project, we can manage it, so you don’t have to. Our strategic storage solutions cover the full lifecycle of self storage industry projects, including:

  • Site Selection/Due Diligence
  • Planning Entitlements
  • Project Management
  • Budgeting/Proforma Assistance
  • NuRENU Program
  • Signage/Branding

Self Storage is All We Do

S3 Partners serves the self storage industry exclusively, from individual owner-operators to national chains and REITs. No matter the size of your company or project, S3 Partners will provide you with expert advice and service. Whether you’re new to the industry or are an experienced professional, our goal is to ensure your project is completed to your satisfaction. Your success is our success.

Meet Our Team

The team of industry professionals at S3 Partners is ready to serve you. With more than 25 years of experience, we have the expertise to successfully manage every aspect your project, so you can focus on managing your business.

Barry Sherman

Barry Sherman has more than 25 years of experience in the commercial development, design and construction.

Sam Sherman

Sam Sherman assists with the operation and management at S3 Partners. He has six years of experience working in the sector.

Mark Sherman

Mark Sherman brings 30 years of sales and operations management experience
to S3 Partners.

Monet Ragsdale

Monet Ragsdale

Monet Ragsdale has more than 20 years of experience in construction operations, business management and urban planning.

Jessie Sherman Photography, Videography, Drone Videography

Jessie Sherman

Photography, Videography, Drone Videography

Chase Smith Photography, Videography, Drone Videography

Chase Smith

Photography, Videography, Drone Videography

Valued Partners

We partner with the industry’s leading self storage vendors to ensure every project gets done on time and on budget. We work with the best to give you the best service.   

Vendors

Kiwi II Construction

https://www.kiwiconstruction.com/

Since 1982, Kiwi II Construction has served the self storage industry with pre-engineered steel and metal buildings and conversion products. They offer self storage buildings, RV buildings, flex buildings and pre-engineered buildings constructed entirely from metal or steel components. Kiwi II is involved from the start of the design phase to the completion of the project to ensure your self storage project meets your budget and design requirements. With cost efficient in-house engineering, designs and Installations, Kiwi II completes projects on schedule and on budget.

Mako Steel

https://www.makosteel.com/

The Mako Steel team of experts will guide you through every step of designing and building your self storage project, from initial concept through completed construction. Their in-house engineering department provides every client with a site plan and unit mix that maximizes income potential. Mako Steel’s buying power, high-quality products and design efficiencies keep costs down and maximize return on investment. Their quick delivery system and professional construction crews result in self storage facilities that are fully operational and renting sooner.  

Janus International Group

https://www.janusintl.com/

Janus International Group is the leading global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key self storage, commercial and industrial building solutions. These include roll up and swing doors, hallway systems, re-locatable storage units, and facility and door automation technologies. The Janus team operates out of several U.S. locations and five international locations.

Brokers

Argus Self Storage Advisors

https://www.argus-selfstorage.com/

Argus Self Storage Advisors is the country’s premier self storage brokerage firm with the only national network of commercial real estate brokers who specialize in self storage properties. Argus Self Storage Advisors combines the power of a national real estate sales organization with the experience and knowledge of local brokers located throughout the country. Brokers are familiar with the local market and have access to buyers and sellers nationwide.

CBRE

https://www.cbre.us/

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. CBRE has been named the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years.

Marcus and Millichap

https://www.marcusmillichap.com/

Marcus and Millichap is a leading commercial real estate sales, financing, research and advisory services firm dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of private and major/institutional investors throughout the United States and Canada. They offer investment brokerage and financing specializations, the largest and most qualified brokerage team in the industry, the most advanced proprietary property marketing technology, cutting-edge market research, analysis and forecasting and a culture of collaboration and information sharing.

Third-Partner Management Companies

CubeSmart Self storage

https://www.cubesmart.com/

CubeSmart offers storage, service and management solutions to the self storage industry across the U.S. CubeSmart focuses on ownership, operation, acquisition and development of self storage facilities. They offer affordable, easily accessible storage space for residential and commercial customers. As a national owner and operator, CubeSmart applies its management expertise and best practices at each facility to continually enhances its business.

Extra Space Storage

https://www.extraspace.com/

Founded in 1977, Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self storage facilities in the U.S. They offer secure facilities, attractive landscaping and professional property management at every facility they buy, build or manage. Driven by a passionate, dedicated workforce that thrives on innovation, Extra Space Storage forms successful partnerships with its stakeholders, partners, investors and customers. They have more than 1,800 properties in 40 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico.

Argus Professional Storage Management

https://www.proselfstorage.com/about-us

Argus Professional Storage Management provides property management of self storage properties and self storage real estate services. With a foundation of more than 70 years of self storage expertise, Argus Professional Storage Management offers an experienced management team that specializes in all areas of self storage. Argus Professional Storage Management is one of the top 10 independent management companies in the United States and expertly manages more than 100 locations in 11 states.

Industry Involvement

S3 Partners actively supports the success of the self storage industry through our membership and involvement with professional industry associations. S3 Partners is a proud member of the following industry associations:

Award Winning Service

S3 Partners manages every step of your self storage project, so you don’t have to. Our award-winning work is recognized throughout the self storage industry.

Projects

We’ve been busy! S3 Partners has completed projects across the country. Our customers range from individual owner-operators to large national chains and REITs. See our Experience Showcase for more information on our projects and services.