The residence is rising above grade!

September 29, 2017 -

OPAL construction has proceeded to above-grade works, and the community is increasingly excited to watch the residence rise above grade. Conrete is being poured, structural framing is progressing steadily, and the feature staircase in the central building is taking form!

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Continuous smooth progress with construction!

July 19, 2017 -

                Building A perimeter drainage

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Construction of OPAL progressing smoothly!

July 02, 2017 -

OPAL by element is our proud flagship, and we are very pleased that construction has been coming along very smoothly since it began at the end of February. We are proceeding on time and on budget, and excitement is mounting in the surrounding community, all along the Cambie Corridor as families watch this revolutionary Intergenerational…

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OPAL’s average age is 65, in contrast with industry average of 87

March 08, 2017 -

Element receives excavation permit for OPAL project Tuesday, February 14, 2017 The City of Vancouver has issued an excavation permit to Element Lifestyle Retirement Inc. (Element) for OPAL, the developer’s flagship retirement residence in Cambie Village. Construction on OPAL is completely financed and construction is scheduled to begin immediately after a ground-breaking ceremony on February…

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February 21, 2017: Drone aerial videography of our Groundbreaking milestone

March 01, 2017 -

February 21, 2017 was truly a momentous day, signifying the physical realization of our revolutionary intergenerational aging-in-place residence! Drone videography by Lift Marketing

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OPAL Groundbreaking widely covered in the news of most mainstream media

February 24, 2017 -

Our intergenerational aging-in-place model won an international award over 950 projects assessed worldwide. It is an honor that with the groundbreaking of this revolutionary project, we have made the news on Fairchild TV News, CBC, CTV , City TV, Global, Vancouver Sun, Province, Calgary Herald, BC Business and Business in Vancouver.

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Corporate News Release: OPAL by element receives Excavation Permit. Construction to begin Feb 21, 2017.

February 10, 2017 -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Element Lifestyle Retirement Receives Excavation Permit for Opal by element. Construction to Begin Shortly. (TO DOWNLOAD THIS IN PDF PLEASE CLICK HERE.) Vancouver, BC (February 10, 2017) – Element Lifestyle Retirement Inc. (the “Company”, or “Element”) (TSX.V: ELM)…

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OPAL has received its Excavation Permit! February 21 Groundbreaking

February 03, 2017 -

OPAL by element is very excited to announce that the project has received its excavation permit. Crews will now be mobilized! We will be inviting our stakeholders to join us in celebrating this momentous milestone with a formal groundbreaking ceremony on the morning of Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Those who are interested may follow our…

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OPAL site work has begun!

January 17, 2017 -

The homes are now demolished, as shown in these before and after images. Excavation for foundation is anticipated in mid February. The excitement builds and there has been an overwhelming number of visits to our Discovery Centre since families have noticed the action.  

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September 9, 2016 – OPAL has received its Development Permit!

September 14, 2016 -

OPAL by element is proud to announce that the City of Vancouver has issued the Development Permit for this project to proceed. We anticipate receiving our excavation and demolition permits this fall, so that construction may begin before the end of this year. Stay tuned for the opening date of our Discovery Centre. It is shaping up…

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