INDIANAPOLIS (July, 2019) – Leading student and affordable housing developer, The Annex Group®, announces today the hiring of two new employees in Indianapolis. Mike Watson will serve as Project Manager with Tracy Mendez serving as a Site Superintendent.  Watson joins The Annex Group® team in the Project Manager role where he will oversee the operational management of ongoing construction projects. He brings extensive management and supervision experience stemming from his previous role as project manager and superintendent of various complex and multi-million-dollar construction projects.

Since coming aboard in May, he has assisted with the start-up and buy out of the company’s first public-private partnership (P3) project in Monroe, La. Watson graduated from Purdue University in 1992 with a Bachelor’s in Construction Management.

As Site Superintendent for The Annex Group®, Mendez will be responsible for managing new projects to a successful completion. He brings a range of residential, commercial and manufacturing project management experience to his new role. He is currently working towards obtaining an OSHA Trainer Certification for Safety Training and graduated from Warren Central in 1982.

“The continued growth of our team in Indianapolis speaks volumes about our recent efforts in the student and affordable housing industries,” said Kyle Bach, CEO of The Annex Group®. “The experience Mike and Tracy bring with them will, without a doubt, help take our entire team to the next level.”

The pair of new team members are looking forward to working on a range of student and affordable housing projects, as the company is on track to complete its biggest year to date. To learn more about The Annex Group®, visit

The Annex Group is a leading student and affordable housing developer with a focus on providing innovative, amenitized housing in emerging markets throughout the United States. The Annex Group encompasses a vast portfolio of communities valued at more than $250 million. Serving as a catalyst for economic development, The Annex Group has overseen nearly $1 billion in commercial projects including redevelopment and ground-up construction. The Annex Group is proudly headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. To learn more about The Annex Group, follow them on Facebook and LinkedIn.