Mini warehouses are a great way to establish an income stream while preserving the ability of commercial or industrial land to realize its full value potential, or for surrounding development to "catch up".
With minimal cash, an investor can build valuable equity as well as realize substantial cash flow.
Is this a viable way to build a portfolio? Many investors believe it is.
In 2011, according to U.S. News & World Report, self-storage was the prime real estate investment trust segment, with a whopping 35.2 percent total return. At the same time, the stock market took a real hit, and other real estate varied from flat to slow as investment options.
But what about the state of that investment as the economy improves and…