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 Senior Vice President with NAI Horizon and possesses more than 27 years of focused self-storage experience. Nunez joined NAI Horizon in 2015, bringing knowledge and expertise to her brokerage efforts in the Arizona and Southwestern markets.

Since entering commercial real estate in 2010 she has helped numerous owners with the acquisition and disposition of self-storage investment properties. Her focus includes key market site selection for new self-storage development opportunities. 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.

Nunez gained her expertise in self-storage while serving as President of MiniCo Publishing. She was publisher of Mini-Storage Messenger magazine and its affiliated publications. Nunez also served as editor-in-chief for the Self-Storage Almanac.

Her brokerage acumen places her atop the field of brokers in the self-storage industry. Nunez was named a 2019 Woman of Influence in Commercial Real Estate by AZ Big Media. She was the Top Producer for 2018 at NAI Horizon and has finished in the Top 10 the past three years.

Nunez is a member of the Arizona Self-Storage Association and has served on the 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. She has served on the Corporate Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley.

Nunez is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree.

Nunez has closed sales transactions totaling more than $210 million since 2010.



Denise Nunez
Senior Vice President – National Self Storage Investment Group

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