Oasis KGI Commons

Claremont Courier Features Oasis KGI Commons, KGI’s First Housing Complex

This story originally appeared in the Claremont Courier on July 5. To read the full story, click here.

Keck Graduate Institute’s new student housing buildings are just about finished.

Dubbed the “Oasis KGI Commons,” the two four-story buildings are the latest new housing and classroom facilities for the relatively young Claremont graduate school, which bills itself as “the first higher education institution in the US dedicated exclusively to applied life sciences.”

When it was founded in 1997, KGI took over a former business park and manufacturing building just west of Indian Hill Boulevard. But they’re creating their own ecosystem there, and have bought a number of surrounding parcels for future expansion, including the historic Vortox property.

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