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Houston-based Silver Star REIT goes all in for self storage

Houston-Based Silver Star REIT Goes All-In for Self Storage

No more office, retail or light industrial, Silver Star Properties, formerly known as Hartman Short Term Income Properties XX, is going all-in on self-storage. In addition, the Houston-based REIT’s board approved the acquisition of Southern Star Self-Storage Investment Company (Southern Star Self-Storage), and it has reached a long-term employment agreement with Mark Torok, CEO.

Southern Star Self-Storage is a privately held real estate company that specializes in the sponsorship and management of DST investments in self-storage properties. Established in 2019, the company currently operates a portfolio of nine properties, which together comprise 321,291 net rentable square feet spread across 2,526 units.

Additionally, the company has two facilities, totaling 208,220 NRSF and 703 units, under contract that are expected to close by June 1, 2023. Most of the facilities also have parking for boats, RV’s and autos. The facilities generally contain both climate and non-climate-controlled units and are located predominantly in secondary and tertiary markets in Texas, Florida, North Carolina, and Colorado.


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