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The McKenzie Named First Fitwel Development in Texas

Fitwel
May 2019

StreetLights Residential community focuses on improving residents' health

The McKenzie, a luxury high-rise apartment community developed by StreetLights Residential, was recently recognized as the first certified Fitwel apartment development in Texas, according to the Center for Active Design. The McKenzie has been recognized for its focus on sustainability with an emphasis on health and wellness.

StreetLights and partner Tricon Capital Group recently completed The McKenzie, a 22-story residential high-rise with 183 luxury apartment homes in the growing Knox/Henderson neighborhood. The community places a focus on wellness by providing a bike share station, designated refrigerated area for fresh and frozen food delivery, safe and accessible street infrastructure for pedestrians, a smoke-free environment and accessible outdoor living spaces.

The McKenzie features units with a focus on improved quality of air, water, light and sleep including: Enhanced ventilations practices, Lutron smart lighting, blackout shades, windows designed to minimize exterior noise levels and a balcony for every residence.