What is an Adult Lifestyle Community?
Adult Lifestyle Communities are residential developments designed to attract adults of common interests who want to maintain an active lifestyle in their new community. Though they come in every variety of ownership type from renting to purchasing and beyond, the key characteristic of Adult Communities are the lifestyle amenities. Social, recreational, fitness interests, and activities are offered to enhance the lifestyle of each resident. Choosing to live in an Active Adult Community will help you find a place where you know you belong from the very first day, with services and amenities that make every second more rewarding.
Who is ALC?
Brought together by a shared passion for building vibrant communities, ALC came to life as a forum and comprehensive resource designed to cater to the interests, needs and concerns of active adults who are 55-and-up.
We believe that life is meant to be lived to its fullest, and it is our passion to provide a unique service to those ready to move into the next stage of their active life. Reaching your retirement is a time to celebrate your achievements, reap the rewards, and enjoy the benefits. It’s time to find enriching activities, follow dreams once deferred, make new friends, and see the world.
If you are seeking a vibrant community to call home, ALC Ambassadors are at your service to inform, assist, and guide you towards the perfect future. Many of you may have been living in the same home for a long time, and haven’t experienced buying or selling a home for many years. We can help minimize the stress of moving, with our Concierge services on hand to help every step on the way – from packing up to moving into your brand-new Adult Lifestyle Community.
No matter what you’re looking for, we can help you find it.
To be the leading resource catering to the 55+ generation facing the essential choices and decisions on their journey to finding the retirement lifestyle they desire. Provide comprehensive information and assistance, and create a sense of community within ALC Membership as they explore the opportunities that lie ahead.
To provide a comprehensive forum focused on the interests and values of active adults; assist ALC members in selecting the adult lifestyle community that meets their needs and wants; engage members with diverse editorial content; present Members the opportunity to participate in world class events, global travel, services and more through ALC Exclusive Experiences.
Adult Lifestyle Communities are residential developments designed to meet the lifestyle preferences of active adults 55+. Though the range of amenities and services offered may vary, every Community will include the social, recreational, fitness interests and activities most sought after by their residents.
The Team Behind ALC
Introducing the team whose experience has brought together the resources and information to help today’s 55+ active adults in finding the lifestyle of their dreams. Together, their combined expertise and shared vision support this community and uplift those seeking a vibrant, healthy lifestyle.
President, Global Hospitality Inc. and Balmoral Village
Beginning with Eurolondon in 1973, Thomas Vincent has a rich history in the travel and hospitality industries spanning almost 50 years. With a wealth of experience in both corporate housing and leisure travel worldwide, his portfolio includes tens of thousands of residences through a variety of international interests. Most recently Vincent’s attention has been focused on the growth and development of Collingwood, including promoting the Arts and Culture, creating plans for affordable housing, and developing the Adult Lifestyle Community Balmoral Village.
Manager, Brand Experience & Partnerships
Brand Experience and Partnership Manager with proven relationship-building skills and a passion for nurturing individual and corporate partnerships. A highly engaged and motivated specialist in bringing the right people together, creating synergy and long lasting business relationships. A recognized leader in the loyalty/incentive markets, building relationships with key clients, stakeholders and partners to create success. Service-focused social leader with a strong commitment to serving the needs of seniors providing the cornerstone for a continued independent lifestyle.
Sue Webb Smith
Senior Marketing Consultant
Actively involved in the building and development industries since 1982, Sue specializes in marketing and advertising for development projects across the GTA. Over the past 30 years she has held positions with a number of Ontario’s top developers including Rose Corporation and Geranium Corporation, and created the full-service marketing and advertising agency, Webb Smith Marketing Group. Throughout her career, Sue has been a part of many award-winning teams, and has been recognized for her exceptional services by CHBA, BILD, and OHBA, among others.
Canada’s leading real estate marketers with experience across the continent, from the East Coast to Vancouver, from Florida to California, the McOuat Partnership team has directed successful marketing campaigns for well over 2,500 communities, condos and resorts all over North America for more than forty-five years.