Shurgard Storage Centers, Inc is a self-storage real investment trust (REIT) and has been established in 1972. Donald B. Daniels and Charles K. Barbo had founded the company. It is into developing, investing, operating, acquiring and also managing self-storage centers. Stores of the company offer its customers with ancillary services and wide variety of storage products that include locks, packing materials, boxes, truck rentals, etc. As per report of 2005 December, it is said to operate a series of 646 storage centers with approximate 40.5 million net rentable sq.ft. It has 484 partially owned, owned or leased storage centers. It is a subsidiary of "Public Storage".