Real estate's self-storage niche asset class has held up well during the recession for a number of reasons, according to Public Storage CEO Ron Havner. The sector doesn't experience the sometime volatile fluctuations in pricing as other sectors do. Also, population growth supports the business model. Self-storage "is certainly one of the very best forms of commercial real estate that you could own," Havner says.

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