Ep.97: Why Self Storage is a “Booming” Asset Class, with Jacob Vanderslice

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Lance is the Founder and Managing Partner of Verivest, an end-to-end real estate investment platform designed to bring transparency and trust to middle-market investing, and a Principal in Fairway America, a real estate private equity firm in Portland, Oregon.

Jacob Vanderslice of VanWest Partners joins Lance to discuss the booming self-storage asset class. VanWest Partners is a Denver-based real estate investment firm focusing in the acquisition and management of self-storage centers and other opportunistic real estate throughout the United States. Jacob and his team enjoy self storage because of its proven ability to withstand catastrophic economic events. Jacob and Lance dive into the intricacies of self storage and what it takes to be successful in this particular asset class.

This Week’s Guest

Jacob Vanderslice is Principal at VanWest Partners, a Denver-based real estate investment firm focusing on the acquisition and management of self-storage centers and other opportunistic real estate throughout the United States. By focusing on this conservative and growing real estate sector, VanWest has established a track record with over $195mm in real estate assets. Jacob and his partners’ success is driven by a commitment to delivering an expertly-executed, adaptable strategy with an institutional investment approach.

The diverse background of VanWest’s principals allows the company to look at investments outside the traditional, single focus strategy of many
companies. Uncovering value when the value is not obvious allows Jacob and his team to maximize investment performance to their stakeholders.
Jacob is passionate about educating investors about self-storage, urban infill repositioning, redevelopment of distressed commercial assets, and other untraditional investment opportunities. He focuses on investments driven by data and reveals and maximizes opportunities to make a positive and lasting impact in the lives of his clients and investors

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