Ben Hall Hall: “It is important, in my opinion, to be realistic about the current and future state of supply in the trade area you are evaluating to establish the base case pro forma.”

IRVINE, CA—Capital investors chasing the historical returns of the self-storage sector have prompted numerous new entrants into the industry that are forming teams to build and buy the product, Westport PropertiesBen Hall tells GlobeSt.com. As we recently reported, Hall has joined the firm as VP of acquisitions to help the company grow its East Coast portfolio. We spoke with him about trends in the sector, Westport’s strategy for acquisition and what investors should look out for at this point in the cycle.