Jim Lee - President
Jim directs all aspects of the company’s operations with focus on the acquisition of development sites, and the acquisition of equity and debt.
Prior to entering the development, management and ownership aspect of the self-storage industry, Jim was an independent, fee-based commercial real estate appraiser certified in the states of Texas and Oklahoma and a designated member of the Appraisal Institute. His appraisal practice had a primary focus on self-storage valuation for owners, lenders and tax appeal clients. Jim currently holds the SRPA & SRA designations from the Appraisal Institute.
From 1975 to 1985 Jim was president of a Louisiana based regional wholesale distributor of consumer products for Louisiana, Arkansas and East Texas with an annual sales volume of $20,000,000. Since then he has developed, acquired, managed and sold more than 30 self-storage facilities comprising more than 15,000 storage units and 2,000,000 leasable square feet and growing.
Separate real estate developments have included small retail centers, office/warehouses, free-standing net leased retail properties and horizontal land development.