Storage Authority hires New franchise Director

Updated: Oct 5, 2021

For immediate release October 4, 2021

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Storage Authority Press Release

Rapidly Expanding self-storage franchise Appoints real estate and management Expert to Team.

Storage Authority continues to build up its leadership team with talented retail and self-storage industry executives. Today, they announced the appointment of Ed Clement as Franchise Director and Storage Authority Real Estate Guru.

Ed has over 30 years of experience in real estate, investment banking and management consulting. He began his career at Proudfoot, a major international consulting firm. He was responsible for technical analysis and the implementation of management information systems to reduce costs and improve productivity. Projects included Exxon, Citi Services, Alabama Power and Light, and Georgia Power and Light. Savings to clients were in the millions of dollars.

As management consulting required constant travel, Ed transitioned to the financial services industry and worked his way up to Head Trader and Sales Manager of institutional sales and trading of fixed income government securities to banks, savings and loans, insurance companies and municipalities. He was responsible for branch office operations in Florida and California. His licenses included FINRA series 7, 63 and 24, Registered Operating Principal.

Following his passion for real estate, Ed opened Clement Properties grew and directed the operations of three offices employing over one hundred real estate agents in Broward County, Florida. Clement Properties was the HUD Manager responsible for the sales and management of all HUD properties in Broward County, Florida. His passion for real estate expanded to include commercial real estate specializing in the acquisition and disposition of on and off market commercial real estate to include hotels, multifamily 100 plus units, land development and office buildings. Ed is a Registered Real Estate Broker in Florida and Georgia.

Ed joins the Storage Authority team with a powerful foundation and confidence in the brand’s mission to help busy professionals make a lucrative second income. In addition to his demonstrated talent in real estate, development and process improvement, Ed is excited to build on the Storage Authority’s Development, Operations, Training, and Marketing programs.” Marc Goodin CEO

Based in Sarasota, Florida Storage Authority is the industry’s leading Self Storage Franchise Operation. Even amid the pandemic 2021 has already been an incredible year for Storage Authority and its Franchise Owners. We have had a record number of new Franchisees this year. Last month 2 franchise owners completed construction of phase 2 of their Storage Authority facilities. Last month 2 Franchise owners signed land contracts and their projects are under design.

Storage Authority’s future franchising plans call for increasing its nationwide footprint, where it will establish an empowering hometown premium self-storage community and create a remarkable experience for their renters. As self-storage continues to rapidly expand into attractive markets across the United States, Storage Authority is actively seeking qualified franchisees who are passionate about self-storage and entrepreneurship.

About Storage Authority

Storage Authority is the only self-storage Franchise in the US. Our focus is on over the top Customer Service and Marketing following the Ritz model. Storage Authority helps busy professionals build a six-figure income and retirement nest egg and provides the best value for premium self-storage to our renters.

Self-storage Franchising is a powerful idea whose time is here. Storage Authority started in 2016 and now has franchises from coast to coast. Busy professionals are being awarded Franchises at the rate of 1 every month. Storage Authority is a unique franchise opportunity as it not only provides Operations & Marketing platforms and systems but also it guides it franchisees through the development process of: Planning, finding land, design, approvals, Construction, and pre-opening marketing.

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