Lime Tree Management uses these key components for successful property management:

  •                 Ongoing training programs.
  •                 Staff that works cohesively and is focused on goals.
  •                Open line of communication to Tenants and staff.
  •                Defined expectations and measured results.
  •                Marketing initiatives to drive results
  •                Standard operating procedures
  •                Identify opportunities for increased income, reduced expenses.
  •                Operate to a budget.
  •                Audit and report monthly.

Ms. Appleby owns and operates Lime Tree Management which provides third party full service management to the self-storage industry.  Consulting Services include Acquisition Due Diligence Reporting, Site Audits, Annual Operational Review,  Market & Pricing Studies and Staff Training.

Ms. Appleby is a regular contributor for industry trade publications such as Inside Self Storage magazine and Mini Storage Messenger. She is also on the Editorial Advisory Board for Inside Self Storage and is a frequent speaker at self-storage industry shows and events. Ms. Appleby is both a Past President and former Managing Director for the Florida Self Storage Association.

Lime Tree Management is based in Sarasota, FL. 

Linnea Appleby entered the self-storage sector in 1998. Ms. Appleby’s considerable experience includes working with national and multi-regional operators in both the corporate and private investment segment. She has been involved directly with the operations and management of over 100 self-storage facilities in 14 states constituting over 5.6 million square feet of net rentable storage space.

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Linnea Appleby

​Management & Consulting for the Self Storage Industry