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 an accomplished commercial real estate professional with more than 25 years of self-storage expertise. She joined NAI Horizon in 2015, bringing knowledge, expertise and a focus to her brokerage efforts in Arizona and across the Southwest. Prior to joining NAI, Denise worked at Rein & Grossoehme Real Estate in Scottsdale.

    In six years, Denise has completed 41 transactions totaling more than $100 million. She works with REITS; national, regional and local owners; and single-asset small business owners. Since 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. She currently is 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 million in value.

    Denise gained her expertise in self storage while serving as 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. She has served on the Arizona Self Storage Association Board of Directors for 14 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.