Life Storage is a real estate investment trust, that owns its assets and conducts its operations through Life Storage LP (the Operating Partnership) and subsidiaries of the Operating Partnership. Co. acquires, owns and manages self-storage properties. Co.'s self-storage properties in the United States conduct business under the name Life Storage®. Co. manages certain properties located in the province of Ontario, Canada, under the Bluebird Self Storage brand. Co.'s self-storage facilities provide storage space to residential and commercial users. In addition to storage space, various facilities also provide outside storage for automobiles, recreational vehicles and boats.