News and Events

The Golden Years

AS FEATURED IN ONTARIO HOMEBUILDERS MAGAZINE - SPRING 2017 ISSUE By Rick Drennan Some builders are recognizing the opportunity to reinvent the burgeoning retirement living market. You could put eukaryotic cells in a Petri dish and let it stir for a few billion years...

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Life Re-Imagined

Ontario’s first 55+ resort lifestyle community is coming to The Village at St. Elizabeth Mills. Designed by renowned Forrec Ltd. and developed by ZEST Communities, the $800+ million redevelopment will set a new bar for the future of 55+ living. A Whole New Way...

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The Garden Homes ZEST-ified

Every existing Garden Home at The Village at St. Elizabeth Mills is being renovated completely inside and out. New exteriors and beautiful new interiors with designer kitchens, bathrooms, all new flooring and more bring these homes right up to date. ZEST...

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Living With ZEST At 55+

Is 55 the new 40 and 70 the new 50? We think so! We’re definitely getting better! “Retirement” age is sliding way past 65 and while some people choose to continue to work, others are re-inventing themselves, discovering new careers,...

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Home Ownership Re-Imagined

Why Market Value Life Leases are Great Alternatives to Freehold Ownership or Renting Rather than the typical model, where residents live in a “retirement” community and pay a monthly fee for their room, meals and activities, a Market Value Life Lease...

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Who’s Who – Featuring Dave Hanley

Dave Hanley is the Program Consultant at The Village at St. Elizabeth Mills. His mission is to create meaningful, fun-infused programs and activities for residents.          GENERATIONS SPEAKER SERIES Compelling and noteworthy Speakers on a variety of engaging topics. CONTINUING EDUCATION Guest lecturers from McMaster, Mohawk...

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The Sky’s The Limit

Fearless and Fabulous…these ZEST-y folks are jumping from planes! It’s a well known fact. People who challenge their brains, keep moving and maintain social connections reap benefits that go far beyond the enjoyment that comes from their active lifestyles. At ZEST Communities,...

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Love Is In The Air!

Let’s face it – the kid in you loves alcohol and dessert. And they naturally go together. When it comes to Sweet Endings – nothing says love like yummy red velvet cupcakes! RED VELVET CUPCAKES Ingredients: ½ cup butter 1 ½ cups white sugar 2...

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Global Over 50s Housing / Healthcare Awards 2016

LONDON, 10th November 2016 –  The 2016 Global Over 50s Housing/Healthcare Awards were presented at a filmed ceremony in London, England today. Zest Communities Inc. has been awarded The Most Outstanding Themed Lifestyle Community Developer in the World in 2016. The Globals...

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A Sneak Peek at What’s Coming

ST. ELIZABETH VILLAGE REIMAGINED Ontario’s first resort lifestyle community is coming to St. Elizabeth Village. The transformation of the 114-acre site into a themed lifestyle complex with a town square, restaurants and shops at the corner of Garth Street and Rymal...

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