Robert Francis, CPM

The Heron Group


Mr. Francis has been active in the operation and management of investment real estate for more than 40 years, operating apartments, condominiums, suburban office buildings, medical facilities, and office warehousing in both the U.S. and Puerto Rico. For more than 30 of those years, he has specialized in the management and operation of self-storage facilities throughout North America.


Mr. Francis, a chairman emeritus of the Self Storage Association, has served as committee chair on the Education, Data Collection, and Publication committees for that organization, and is a co-author and instructor in the Association’s Value and Acquisition program, as well as the author of the Certified Self Storage Manager (CSSM) designation program.


In 2018, Mr. Francis was inducted into the Self Storage Association Hall of Fame for his countless contributions to the industry.

1784 Capital Holdings LLC

Shane Albers, Chairman and CEO




8777 N. Gainey Center Drive, Suite 191

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Plans, specifications, included features, available options and elevations are subject to change without notice. All dimensions and square footages are approximate. Renderings are artist conceptions. Plans an renderings are the copyrighted property of 1784 Capital Holdings LLC and Bakken Communities.  Reuse of plans is strictly prohibited.