Basis of Presentation
|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2021
|Accounting Policies [Abstract]|
|Basis of Presentation||
1. BASIS OF PRESENTATIONThe accompanying unaudited financial statements of Life Storage, Inc. (the “Parent Company”) and Life Storage LP (the “Operating Partnership”) have been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for interim financial information and with the instructions to Form 10-Q and Article 10 of Regulation S-X. Accordingly, they do not include all information and footnotes required by generally accepted accounting principles for complete financial statements. In the opinion of management, all adjustments (consisting of normal recurring accruals) considered necessary for a fair presentation have been included. Operating results for the six-month period ended June 30, 2021 are not necessarily indicative of the results that may be expected for the year ending December 31, 2021. Share and per share amounts and unit and per unit amounts as of and for the periods ending June 30, 2020 and December 31, 2020 have been adjusted to reflect the impact of the three-for-two distribution of common stock announced by the Company on January 4, 2021 and distributed on January 27, 2021 to shareholders and unitholders of record on January 15, 2021.
The entire disclosure for the basis of presentation and significant accounting policies concepts. Basis of presentation describes the underlying basis used to prepare the financial statements (for example, US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting, IFRS). Accounting policies describe all significant accounting policies of the reporting entity.
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