W.P. Carey announces $25M acquisition of three Florida self-storage properties W. P. Carey (WPC) announced that CPA:17 - Global, one of its publicly-held non-traded REIT affiliates, has acquired three self storage facilities from Safeguard Self Storage. The properties comprise a total of 225,569 square feet and are located in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Palm Harbor, Florida. The properties will be managed by Extra Space Storage (EXR). The total purchase price was approximately $25M.