Self Storage


We are well-versed in the self storage market, a commercial real estate sector that requires a special focus and experience level. Our local experts have an extensive network of contacts in the self storage market and a thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities that come with the property type.

We provide our investors and owners with the latest intelligence, market data, critical skills, opportunities and insight in order to support your projects and guide your investments. Our approach is client-focused and results-oriented. Our collaborative platform enables us to help you assemble the resources and expertise necessary to achieve solutions and meet your specific goals.

Denise Nunez is a commercial real estate agent with more than 23 years of focused self storage expertise. She joined NAI Horizon in 2015 bringing knowledge, expertise and a self storage focus to her brokerage efforts here in Arizona and across the southwestern states.

Since entering Commercial Real Estate in 2010 she has helped numerous owners with the acquisition and disposition of self storage investment properties. More recently her focus has included key market site selection for new self storage development opportunities. As a result, she is currently marketing the largest self storage new development pipeline portfolio in Arizona. Her success as a self storage real estate specialist has included the sale of mom and pop assets priced at $700,000 to institutional Class A properties above $14,000,000 in value.

Her expertise in self storage was gained while serving in the roles of President of MiniCo Publishing, Publisher of Mini-Storage Messenger magazine and its affiliated publications as well as Editor-In-Chief for the Self Storage Almanac.

Nunez has served on the Arizona Self Storage Association Board of Directors for fourteen years, two of those as Vice President. Prior positions also include asset management, fundraising, strategic planning and new product development for mid-size companies including Friess Associates, Petros Capital and VPI Companies.

She has served on the Corporate Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. She is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree.