Our History

Universal Self Storage Funds Management is a funds management business
focused solely on the self storage investment market.

About us

Universal Self Storage Funds Management (USSFM) is a funds management business focused solely on the self storage investment market. We were established in 2014 to leverage off the substantial industry expertise of our founders to source and develop investment opportunities in global self storage markets. USSFM’s founding principals, Jonathan Perrins and Robert Gregg, have over 35 years experience in all facets of the acquisition, development, ownership and operation of self storage centres in Australia and in international markets.

USSFM currently has approximately $300 million of self storage centre investments under management and is continuing to source and develop opportunities in the self storage industry to suit local markets. USSFM and our associates seek to invest alongside our investors in each of its funds and are actively involved in the management of these investments through leadership of the respective governance bodies.

January 2014

Establishment of USSFM

Establishment of USSFM

January 2014

Establishment of USSFM

April 2014

USS1 investment in Armadillo Storage Holding Company (ASHC)

USS1 investment in Armadillo Storage Holding Company (ASHC), a portfolio of 10 storage centres in the UK. The investment in ASHC is 80% owned by USS1 and 20% owned by Big Yellow Group (BYG).

April 2014

USS1 investment in Armadillo Storage Holding Company (ASHC)

August 2014

Storage King Helensvale (SKH) opens for trading

Storage King Helensvale (SKH) opens for trading. The centre was developed by USSFM and is co-owned by a syndicate of private investors.

August 2014

Storage King Helensvale (SKH) opens for trading

February 2015

USS2 investment in Armadillo Storage Holding Company 2 (ASHC2)

USS2 investment in Armadillo Storage Holding Company 2 (ASHC2), whose underlying investment is a portfolio of 4 self storage centres located in the north-west of England. The investment in ASHC2 is 80% owned by USS2 and 20% owned by Big Yellow Group (BYG).

February 2015

USS2 investment in Armadillo Storage Holding Company 2 (ASHC2)

September 2015

Establishment of the Australian Prime Storage Fund (APSF) with National Storage (NSR)

Establishment of the Australian Prime Storage Fund (APSF) with National Storage (NSR) to develop and own state of the art self storage centres located in the major capital cities centres on the east coast of Australia. APSF was a joint venture between Universal Self Storage Prime Storage Fund (USSPSF) (75.1% ownership) and NSR (24.9% ownership).

September 2015

Establishment of the Australian Prime Storage Fund (APSF) with National Storage (NSR)

December 2018

Storage King Coomera (SKC) opens for trading

Storage King Coomera (SKC) opens for trading. The centre was developed by USSFM and is co-owned by the syndicate of investors who own SKH.

December 2018

Storage King Coomera (SKC) opens for trading

July 2019

USSPSF exit of APSF

USSPSF exit of APSF, via the sale of the 4 underling centres to NSR.

July 2019

USSPSF exit of APSF

February 2020

Storage King Northlakes (SKNL) opens for trading.

Storage King Northlakes (SKNL) opens for trading. The centre was developed by USSFM and is co-owned by a syndicate of private investors.

February 2020

Storage King Northlakes (SKNL) opens for trading.

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