Preferred Vendors

Stratton Research – Jim Stratton

I founded Stratton Research in 1993 to provide demographic-based market research services to companies and individuals involved in all types of real estate development and site-specific businesses. Before that, starting in 1980, I worked for Robert L. Siegel & Associates, Inc., a New Orleans based consultancy providing the same types of services. And before that, I was a PhD candidate in cultural anthropology at Tulane University. And even before that, I studied Architecture at Kansas State University. I mention my academic experience because I think that it has contributed to what I do now. Architecture has a direct bearing on real estate. And cultural anthropology provides a framework for understanding the market through its emphasis on studying human behavior and communication.

Some people interested in the business of self-storage are still under the impression that it is an easy to enter, almost fool-proof way to make incredible amounts of money.

That may have been true years ago–but no longer. Self-storage has become a sophisticated, multi-billion dollar international business. It is no longer enough to throw up a cheap building and wait for the money to start rolling in. It costs over one-million dollars now to build or buy even a small self-storage facility.

You really need to be well prepared before entering the business. Even experienced parties need to do research before starting on any particular development project or acquisition.

Contact us today to learn more about conducting a feasibility study on your next project.

L Squared Engineering – Jonathan White

L2 Engineering is a civil design and consulting firm located in Montgomery County, Texas. The firm specializes in general civil engineering, commercial site development, stormwater, water, wastewater and construction management services for residential, subdivisions, industrial sites, and municipal clients. L2 is owned and operated by Levi Love, PE who has been providing professional services throughout Texas for more than 15 years. Mr. Love has developed many professional and agency relationships that enable L2 to serve beyond the realm of engineering including planning, permitting and construction administration. L2′s professional staff includes engineers, designers, and CAD technicians to provide a wide-range of services to public and private entities.

Insurance Office of America – Mike Brown

From the very beginning, IOA’s leadership formed the company not only to provide its clients with expert insurance and risk management services but also to serve the community in meaningful ways.

Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2018 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 23rd on Business Insurance’s 2018 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,000 associates located in over 50 branch offices in the U.S. and London.

Team Wired – Bart Lambert

TEAMWired is committed to being a premier fire, security, Access Control and video surveillance company for design, installation and monitoring by training our employees on customer service, safety, current and local codes, and industry best practices.

Our licensed Service Department technicians endeavor to solve equipment failures through trouble shooting techniques and aim to get it fixed the first time. TEAMWired also has on-call service technicians that are available 24/7.

We pride ourselves in hiring trustworthy people with the highest level of customer standards, training them and certifying them with the best of equipment. Each of our employees must pass a background check as mandated by the Texas Department of Public Safety before they can become a part of our Team. Licensed and proud of their work. Keeps TEAMWired crew a happy TEAM.

TEAMWired as a whole is here to provide the services we are known for and to always help protect our customers. We are here for all of Houston and surrounding areas providing fire alarm systems, security alarms and access control with electric locks.

DM Pressure Washing – David Murrel Sr.

A military veteran owned and operated pressure washing company. As a military veteran, we support all military personnel who keep us safe all over the world and our first responders who protect us daily here in the US. We offer all military veterans and first responders a 10% discount. (Can’t be combined with any other offers)

From our initial free estimate until the job is done, you won’t find a company more committed to restoring your homes beauty. We provide a top quality professional cleaning service that will safely and effectively renew your property no matter what the job is.

We guarantee your satisfaction every step of the way. When you have questions, our trained, professional, and well-groomed staff is always ready to help. We are part of the United Association of Mobile Contract Cleaners which is where we receive all the latest training and knowledge.

Trust, we know the importance of saving money, but we have seen customers spend a lot of money hiring a contractor to fix their home after someone with no experience damages it. We value our customers and we take pride in passing along our knowledge.

We are also partnered with several other pressure washing companies in the surrounding Houston area.

Novo Energy Services – Ryan Polsinello

We have a highly experienced and dedicated team, formed by industry leaders to bring sophistication, transparency, and innovation to the energy advisory space.

60 years of experience
1,400,000 mWh electricity under management
1,000,000,000 dekatherms of gas under management
NES was formed to fill a void in the energy advisory industry in which strong relationships and advanced procurement sophistication added value to both supplier and client.

We accomplish this vision through our services and client benefits:

Efficiency Upgrades
Strategic Procurement
Renewable Development
Onsite Generation
Demand Reduction

Farmers Insurance – Alycen Lucy Insurance Agency

Farmers Insurance has been one of the most stable and reliable insurance companies for over 90 years now. The Alycen Lucy Insurance Agency was founded in 2003 and has been a leader in Texas for Farmers Insurance. The Alycen Lucy Insurance Agency has been awarded the top honor for Farmers Insurance which is President’s Council. This award recognizes community involvement, exceptional sales results, and overall professionalism. The Alycen Lucy Insurance Agency has also been awarded the Commercial Insurance Elite Award and is a board member for the Commercial Agents Advisory Council. The Alycen Lucy Insurance Agency has been a TSSA member since 2016 and has advised numerous self storage owners with their insurance needs.