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Building Design+Construction | March 6, 2024

The 65-and-over population is growing faster than any other age group. Architects, engineers, and contractors are coming up with creative senior housing solutions to better serve this burgeoning cohort.

EdUp Experience Podcast | December 23, 2023

How to Create Intergenerational Campus Housing – with Les Strech, Managing Principal, Varcity.

Rama On Healthcare | September 22, 2023

How to Create Intergenerational Campus Housing – with Les Strech, Managing Principal, Varcity.

5 Development Projects to Watch in 2023 and Beyond | August 24, 2023

McNair Living’s new Varcity brand is “flipping the paradigm” on university-based senior living communities with a model focused on developing intergenerational communities on or very near notable universities’ campuses.

Retiring to college at age 65? Some new ‘seniors’ are coming to universities | March 17, 2023

Purdue University is the latest school to look for new growth in the older population. The West Lafayette, Ind., university, as well as two foundations, have partnered with development company McNair Living’s Varcity brand to create a residential development aimed at 65- to 85-year-old alumni and community members.

Purdue, Varcity partner for new alumni-focused residential development in Discovery Park District | March 13, 2023

Purdue University, the Purdue Research Foundation, the Purdue for Life Foundation and Varcity have reached an agreement to establish a wellness-infused residential development in Discovery Park District at Purdue…

Purdue’s Discovery Park District getting a new residential development | March 14, 2023

Purdue University, the Purdue Research Foundation, the Purdue for Life Foundation and Varcity have reached an agreement to establish a wellness-infused residential development in the Discovery Park District.

‘Alumni-focused’ development set for Discovery Park | March 13, 2023

Purdue, the Purdue Research Foundation, the Purdue for Life Foundation and Varcity have reached an agreement to establish a wellness-infused residential development in the Discovery Park District at Purdue.

New residential development focused on alumni coming to Purdue campus | March 13, 2023

Purdue University and residential development builder Varcity recently announced that they will be partnering to build a new alumni-focused residential development in Purdue’s Discovery Park District.

The Next Retirement Communities Won’t Be Just for Seniors | February 1, 2023

New developments that integrate senior housing into age-diverse apartment buildings offer a more affordable alternative to isolated suburban retirement communities.

‘Flipping the Paradigm’: How McNair Is Reinventing University-Based Senior Living | February 1, 2023

Senior living operators have long answered older adults’ thirst for lifelong learning and belonging with university-based senior living communities — but like some collegiate institutions, the model is in need of reinventing.

Real Estate Firm McNair Launches New Senior Living Strategy With University-Focused Brand | January 11, 2023

McNair Interests has announced a new brand focused on developing intergenerational senior housing communities on or near university campuses.

McNair Interests Announces Real Estate Investment in Lifelong Learning Through McNair Living Brand
| January 10, 2023

McNair Interests the private investment firm and real estate developer, announces investment in and creation of McNair Living.