A $20 million project underway in the Austin, TX, market serves as the springboard for what a real estate startup envisions being a national brand of high-end, for-sale storage condos. Construction is set to begin in January or February near the Austin suburb of Lakeway on XSpace’s first luxury storage condo project. The location is…

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Elected officials in a town in western Wisconsin have put a different twist on how city governments across the U.S. are clamping down on self-storage projects. In late November, the City Council in Menomonie, WI (population 16,540) unanimously rejected a proposal to permit development of self-storage facilities with more than 200 units each. That departs…