Annex Student Living Services

Recognized as one of Indiana’s fastest growing private businesses, Annex Student Living specializes in the development, construction and acquisition of student housing assets. Annex partners with colleges and universities in secondary and tertiary markets throughout the Midwest to develop or renovate student communities, provide supplementary housing options or assist with developing campus master plans.

We develop, design and program:

  • Off-campus apartment communities
  • Greek housing
  • Residence halls on campus
  • Mixed-use developments


Annex Student Living coordinates project pre-development and development to ensure the long-term viability of each asset. Our experienced team manages the entire process to ensure that each project is delivered on time and on budget. From program verification and market studies to interior design plans and contractor management, we provide turnkey development services for universities and colleges.

Our property development capabilities include:

  • Site Selection
  • Market and Feasibility Studies
  • Financial Analysis
  • Conceptual Design
  • Contractor Management


Annex Construction, LLC is a full service construction firm dedicated to delivering student housing products for colleges and universities that are built to an extremely high standard. The Annex team utilizes its extensive experience in residential and commercial development to deliver projects within tight time frames and on budget.

Annex Construction services include:

Planning and Design

  • Existing facility assessment
  • Capital needs assessment
  • Project financial feasibility
  • Site selection and evaluation
  • Contract development
  • Professional service coordination
  • Strategic project assessment
  • Preliminary cost estimates and scheduling


  • Design criteria review and assessment
  • Proposed and existing systems evaluation
  • Value engineering
  • Subcontractor and vendor quality control
  • Management of all parties within the design schedule
  • Development of construction contract
  • Bidding process administration and evaluation
  • Trade designation and scope analysis
  • CPM milestone schedule


  • Contract administration
  • Subcontract administration
  • Multiple contractor management
  • Insurance document coordination
  • Regular progress and financial status reports
  • Progress payment approval and evaluation
  • Complete project accounting with project management integration
  • Strict construction schedule adherence
  • Field constructability management and troubleshooting
  • Change order management
  • Document revisions archiving and auditing
  • Punch-list assistance and verification
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Cost control and ongoing financial management



  • Furniture fixture and equipment coordination (FF&E)
  • Facility systems start-up, commissioning and staff training
  • Move-in assistance and coordination
  • Organized operation and maintenance manuals
  • Equipment and manufacturer warranty information
  • Building problem resolutions
  • Final project accounting and job closeout
  • One-year warranty inspection



Annex Student Living seeks to identify college housing opportunities that meet its investment criteria and are in quality locations in growing college markets across the U.S. We will consider acquisitions ranging from single assets that are under-managed or prime for redevelopment to large property portfolios. We prefer properties that are located within walking distance to a regional, satellite, or Division II or III school campus.

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The Villas of Carl Sandburg

We simply could not be any happier with the student housing development your firm designed and built. It has far exceeded our expectations. Your ability to work with and understand local politics and regulatory guidelines, as well as work with the community, has been stellar. We simply could not have asked for more effort on your part or a more professional approach.

President, Carl Sandburg College

Annex Student Living  | 409 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 300  |  Indianapolis, IN 46204 |  317-584-8442  |