RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2020
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]|
|RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS||RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS
Supervisory and Administrative Fees
For the self storage properties that are managed by the PROs, the Company has entered into asset management agreements with the PROs to provide leasing, operating, supervisory and administrative services. The asset management agreements generally provide for fees ranging from 5% to 6% of gross revenue for the managed self storage properties. During the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, the Company incurred $5.3 million and $4.7 million, respectively, for supervisory and administrative fees to the PROs. Such fees are included in general and administrative expenses in the accompanying condensed consolidated statements of operations.
For the self storage properties that are managed by the PROs, the employees responsible for operations are employees of the PROs who charge the Company for the costs associated with the respective employees. For the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, the Company incurred $8.8 million and $7.8 million, respectively, for payroll and related costs reimbursable to these PROs. Such costs are included in property operating expenses in the accompanying condensed consolidated statements of operations.
Due Diligence Costs
During the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, the Company incurred $0.2 million and $0.3 million, respectively, of expenses payable to certain PROs related to self storage property acquisitions sourced by the PROs. These expenses, which are based on the volume of transactions sourced by the PROs, are intended to reimburse the PROs for due diligence costs incurred in the sourcing and underwriting process. These due diligence costs are capitalized as part of the basis of the acquired self storage properties.
Self Storage Property Acquisitions
During the three months ended March 31, 2020, the Company acquired one self storage property for $7.5 million from an entity that was partially owned by Arlen Nordhagen, the Company's executive chairman and former chief executive officer, and David Cramer, the Company's chief operating officer. Of the total consideration paid, Mr. Nordhagen's and Mr. Cramer's interest was approximately 58,376 OP Units with a value of $1.5 million and 29,689 OP Units with a value $0.7 million, respectively.
The entire disclosure for related party transactions. Examples of related party transactions include transactions between (a) a parent company and its subsidiary; (b) subsidiaries of a common parent; (c) and entity and its principal owners; and (d) affiliates.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef