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There are all kinds of niche retirement communities out there. But thus far, if you were a Hindu Indian-American, alas, there was no special place for you—until now.

Information technology professional Iggy Ignatius has started what he calls “the first retirement housing plan targeting a specific immigrant group in the country,” reports Religion News Service. It’s in Orlando, FL, and it’s called ShantiNiketan. Want to buy in?

A two-bed, two-bath condo costs approximately $160,000, with a monthly expense of $800 per person including food, housekeeping and taxes. …

Ignatius and his team have designed a schedule to keep occupants engaged and entertained with meals, yoga, music classes and Bollywood movies in the clubhouse. The staff makes it a point to celebrate all Indian festivals. …

All 54 condos in the first phase have sold; a second phase of 120 condos is under construction. Ignatius plans to have an assisted-living facility…

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