Wellness Communities & Real Estate Initiative

The Wellness Communities & Real Estate Initiative builds on the 2018 Build Well to Live Well Report. Shifting from “Wellness Lifestyle Real Estate” to “Wellness Communities & Real Estate,” we will explore how community environments can increase personal wellness.

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Initiative Leadership

Teri Slavik-Tsuyuki

Initiative Co-Chair

Teri Slavik-Tsuyuki, Principal, tst ink. LLC

For more than 2 decades, Teri has brought to life some of the most valuable and recognized brands and communities in resort and community development. She works with developers, investors, and entrepreneurs, bringing a “how might we?” curiosity to. …Read More

Jean-François Garneau

Initiative Co-Chair

Chief Development Officer, INITIAL Real Estate, Founder & Chief Possibilities Officer, ALIŌ – Building Wellbeing, Switzerland

Jean-François Garneau works to integrate wellbeing and wellness into the places that define our lives. He has created development strategies and provided creative direction and development services for resort and urban mixed-use projects in Europe…Read More



We will identify elements that have the greatest potential to impact wellness in community design and development through conscious and effective land plans, facility designs, complementary programming, and access to related resources and support services. Health and wellness are a direct result of the environments where we live, work and play. Understanding how community environments can increase personal wellness is key to the mission of empowering wellness worldwide.

Initiative Members

Meet the renowned thought leaders in this field who are collaborating to educate and evolve wellness in this area of global importance.



View the research, trends, whitepapers, infographics and more from this Initiative, as well as a curated list of third party resources.


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