CubeSmart is a real estate investment trust that invests in self storage facilities in the United States. As of December 31, 2022, it owned 611 self storage properties in 24 states and the District of Columbia containing 44.1 million rentable square feet.[1] It is the 3rd largest self storage company in the United States.

FormerlyU-Store-It Trust (2004–2011)
Company typePublic company
IndustryReal estate investment trust
FoundedJuly 2004; 19 years ago (2004-07) in Maryland, U.S.
HeadquartersMalvern, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Number of locations
611 stores (December 2022)
Key people
Christopher P. Marr (CEO)
Timothy M. Martin (CFO)
Joel Keaton (COO)
ProductsSelf storage
RevenueIncrease US$1.009 billion (2022)
Increase US$291 million (2022)
Total assetsDecrease US$6.325 billion (2022)
Total equityDecrease US$2.840 billion (2022)
Number of employees
2,804 (2022)
Footnotes / references
CubeSmart Headquarters, Malvern, PA

The company was known as U-Store-It Trust until 2011.



The company was founded in July 2004 as U-Store-It Trust.[1]

In October 2004, the company became a public company via an initial public offering.[2]

In December 2008, the company moved its headquarters to Malvern, Pennsylvania.[3]

On September 14, 2011, the company changed its name to CubeSmart.[4]

In December 2021, the company acquired Storage West for $1.7 billion.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Cubesmart 2022 Form 10-K Annual Report". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  2. ^ "U-Store-It Trust sets price for its IPO". United Press International. October 7, 2004.
  3. ^ "U-Store-It Self-Storage Changes Corporate Headquarters". Inside Self Storage. Informa. December 17, 2008.
  4. ^ "U-Store-It Is Becoming CubeSmart(SM)" (Press release). Globe Newswire. September 6, 2011.
  5. ^ "CubeSmart Announces Closing of the Storage West Acquisition" (Press release). GlobeNewswire. December 9, 2021.
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