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Regency Retirement Resorts looking for trades to help build its latest luxury seniors' home

Regency building on success

Regency Retirement Resorts has become synonymous in the Okanagan with luxury senior living.

The private business, started by the Hall and Kornell families, has been building on its successes for more than 20 years, as it provides some of the best living for those who really want to enjoy their retirement years. Regency Retirements Resorts has constructed seven retirement resorts in the Okanagan, and it is getting ready to build its eighth on Valley Road in Kelowna’s Glenmore neighbourhood. It will be the fifth Regency home in Kelowna when completed.

And just like the rest of the Regency resorts, it will offer cruise ship living "without getting seasick." It will feature everything anyone could possibly ever want, from in-house theatre, woodworking shop, winemaking area, sports lounge, fitness studio, hair salons, putting course, bocce and much more.

“We describe ourselves not being in the seniors’ housing business and not being in the construction business, but being in the life enrichment business,” Regency Retirement Resorts co-founder Ed Hall says. “So we’re creating another another opportunity for people to enrich their lives.”

All told, Regency currently provides homes for more than 1,100 seniors across the valley.

The newest site, at 340 Valley Rd., has been cleared and is ready to build, so Regency is looking for tenders from local trades contractors who would like to work for the trusted Okanagan company and help build the future residence.

The project is a 180,000 square-foot, five-storey, wood-frame building with a 40,000 square-foot suspended concrete slab. Some of the sub-trades needed include forming and foundation, framing, electrical, mechanical, drywall and finishing.

Those who work on constructing the home will enjoy the benefits of working for a locally owned, trusted company as well. Decisions are not being made in Toronto, Calgary or Vancouver. Payment is prompt. The owners are never far away.

Regency is accepting tenders from sub-trades who would like to work on the newest Regency resort. Those interested are invited to contact Roger LeBlanc by phone at 250-258-8814 or by email at [email protected].

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