Client Zest Communities
Transforming a 114-acre site into an active lifestyle resort community led this developer to FORREC for the kind of themed master planning experience he was looking for. We created an imagined history for St. Elizabeth Mills, giving it a strong connection to the surrounding agricultural landscape. Its heritage look and feel is inspired by traditional mill towns that dot the region.
The plan for this charming village centres on a thriving retail town centre that is a destination in itself, drawing residents and visitors alike. Recreational facilities provide programmed entertainment and amenities for the active adults living here and a redevelopment strategy revitalizes the existing residential inventory and adds 3,000 new residences. Open spaces, parks, gardens and pathways are designed to encourage mingling and socialization.