Forget golf resorts. Now lifestyle communities focus on wellness

Wellness communities are designed to support residents’ physical, emotional and even spiritual well-being. In North America alone, the market is worth $52.5 billion and is growing by 6.4 percent a year, according to a new report by the Global Wellness Institute. Wellness real estate was a US$134 billion worldwide industry in 2017 and is expected to grow to US$180 billion in 2022.