Westport Properties, Inc., and US Storage Centers (USSC) were founded in 1985 and 1998 respectively by Barry Hoeven (Founder of Kure It Cancer Research and Co-founder of Charity Storage) and specialize in the self storage industry. With a combined experience of over 100 years in the real estate, construction and self storage industries, the team at USSC has grown to currently operating over 120 facilities equating to over 6 million rentable square feet of self storage in 15 states including California, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Nevada, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, New Jersey, New York and Louisiana.
Of the 120+ facilities, USSC has an ownership interest in two-thirds of those facilities with a portfolio value of almost $800 million from those assets. The Company continues to execute on it’s business plan to grow its core portfolio of self storage assets by acquiring and developing in major MSAs, mainly located in the coastal and sunbelt states of both the east and west coasts.
USSC provides its investors with direct-investment opportunities and/or side-by-side co-investment opportunities with large institutional investors. USSC also provides institutional quality accounting and reporting alongside its industry leading operating platform that continues to outperform industry giants Public Storage and Extra Space in many of the industry metrics that drive net operating income.
USSC continues to make investments in all facets of its business to attract the best talent, implement the most current tools and provide its investors, lenders, and tenants with a “best in class” experience.