It turns out two of the finalists were (not surprisingly) self storage buildings. One is an ugly Public Storage. The other is an A-American Storage. It's true, these are scary-ugly. For more laughs, scroll down below the pictures to see the comments.
Maybe that's why the returns in self storage are so healthy. It's hard to believe something so ugly could be so profitable. Also, no one is going to brag about their "trophy" self storage property.