Arlen Nordhagen, president and CEO of National Storage Affiliates (NYSE: NSA), joined REIT.com for a CEO Spotlight video interview at REITWorld 2016: NAREIT’s Annual Convention for All Things REIT at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge.

National Storage Affiliates recently closed on the $650 million joint venture acquisition of iStorage. Nordhagen said the company has about another 30 assets under contract, or recently closed, bringing the year-end acquisitions total to about $1.3 billion.