Life Storage, Inc. (formerly Sovran Self Storage, Inc.) is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires and manages self storage properties. Founded in 1982, the Company operates approximately 650 self storage facilities encompassing over 45 million square feet under the brand names of Life Storage® and Uncle Bob’s Self Storage®, making it one of the largest self storage companies in the world.
Beginning in August 2016 and continuing through early 2017, the Company will rebrand all properties from Uncle Bob’s to Life Storage – a name that more closely depicts the Company’s customer-centric focus, progressive growth, and innovative technologies.
Life Storage, Inc. is headquartered in Buffalo, New York, and employs over 1,600 people. As of August 15, 2016, the Company’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol LSI (formerly NYSE:SSS).