Public Storage built its first self-storage facility in 1972. Today it operates over 2,100 company-owned locations in the United States and Europe, totaling more than 135 million net rentable square feet of real estate. Its PS Business Parks interest adds another 19 million rentable square feet of commercial and industrial space. Based on number of tenants, Public Storage is among the largest landlords in the world.Its solidity as a company and accessibility to its customers put Public Storage at the head of the self-storage business: consistently successful, respected, trusted and dominant.Public Storage is a member of the S&P 500 and the Forbes Global 2000. Common and preferred stock for Public Storage trade on the New York Stock Exchange.