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Committed to Environmental Sustainability

Published on April 20, 2018

Earth Day is an empowering movement globally. On April 22, 2018, we mark the 48th anniversary of this rising celebration. Earth Day Network has stated, “more than 1 billion people Read More

A new year means exciting new changes at Forest Lakes

Published on April 16, 2018

As featured in The Chronicle Herald, to view original article click here. Fine-tuning the product offering at Forest Lakes is all part of the preparation to build out this five-star, Read More

Our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

Published on February 23, 2018

Green building isn’t merely a concept at Forest Lakes. We strongly believe in preserving the natural beauty of our surroundings. Terra Firma Development Corporation, the developers of Forest Lakes, is Read More

Forest Lakes Introduces Villas at The Edgewater

Published on February 5, 2018

As featured in Business Voice, Halifax’s Business Magazine. Terra Firma Development Corporation is excited to announce the newest line of homes offered at Forest Lakes Country Club. Introducing Villas at The Read More

First Open House of the Year

Published on January 16, 2018

We are excited to announce that the first open house of the new year is set for Sunday, February 4, 2018, between 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Come and meet Read More

Season’s Greeting’s from Forest Lakes!

Published on December 19, 2017

We wish you and your loved ones a safe and happy holiday and a wonderful and prosperous new year!

Forest Lakes community rings in the holidays with carols, tree lighting

Published on December 5, 2017

As featured in The Hants Journal. FOREST LAKES, N.S. — The Forest Lakes Country Club hosted their third annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Welcome Lodge on Nov. 26, 2017, Read More

Consider the Benefits of Maintenance-Free Living

Published on November 30, 2017

As featured in ReFINEd Magazine. Life in a resort-style community such as Forest Lakes Country Club is full of incredible benefits. Forest Lakes has everything you would need or want Read More

Forest Lakes “Fall in Love” Event Video

Published on November 3, 2017

On October 13, 2017, Forest Lakes Country Club hosted an event for some international guests to provide them with a look into what life will soon be like at this Read More

Lifestyle at its Best

Published on October 31, 2017

As featured in ReFINEd Magazine. Of all the places people dream of living, a residential golf community can often be found at the top of their list. A community like Read More

Find Your Future – Open House and Scavenger Hunt Video

Published on October 27, 2017

On September 24, 2017, Forest Lakes welcomed hundreds of guests to our largest Open House event to date in support of Habitat For Humanity Nova Scotia. The community was animated Read More

Forest Lakes development moves from concept to community

Published on October 3, 2017

 As featured in The Chronicle Herald. After years of careful planning and construction, Forest Lakes Country Club, a resort-style, residential community in West Hants, now has people living there. “We’ve Read More

FIND YOUR FUTURE at Forest Lakes’ Scavenger Hunt in support of Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia

Published on September 12, 2017

Interested in winning $5,000 cash? What about a $20,000 voucher towards the lot of your dreams? Best yet, how about testing your golf skills for a chance to win a brand Read More

My day at Forest Lakes Country Club

Published on August 2, 2017

As featured in The North American Traveller. It’s a rare delight to find a destination that combines the indulgence of a vacation with the comfort of home, all year round. Read More

Forest Lakes: Where you can truly have it all

Published on May 8, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. We often hear from our clients that their real estate ‘wish list’ is difficult to satisfy; that the search for their Nova Scotian dream Read More

The Edgewater: setting new standards for condo living in Nova Scotia

Published on April 30, 2017

As featured in ReFINEd Magazine. It is undeniable that condominium living, no matter the location, provides residents with an attractive way of life. Homeowners can take comfort in low-maintenance living, Read More

Golf and the great outdoors

Published on April 28, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald.  FORE! That’s the sound of the near future, as excited golfers watch their ball land near a hole at Forest Lakes Golf Club, the Read More

Turning it around to achieve

Published on April 26, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” — Mary Read More

The Edgewater Condominiums: Forest Lakes’ newest lifestyle option

Published on April 4, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Condominiums, no matter the location, provide residents with an alluring lifestyle. From maintenance-free living and convenience in location, to the ability to socialize with Read More

Forest Lakes Country Club: Where all roads lead to adventure

Published on February 27, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald.  When it comes to experiencing the best of all worlds, Forest Lakes Country Club is the model upon which we all dream. Nestled in Read More

Embrace the magic of winter in Nova Scotia

Published on February 2, 2017

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Part of living in Nova Scotia, especially in a community such as Forest Lakes Country Club, means that you can take in all that Read More

Bring the holidays to your Forest Lakes Country Club home

Published on December 1, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. It’s easy to find your holiday spirit when you live in a winter wonderland like Forest Lakes Country Club. Remember, this community was developed Read More

You’ve gotta live here

Published on November 29, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Nature. History. People who embody the phrase “salt of the earth.” Seafood! Whether you are living in Nova Scotia, or are from the province Read More

Life is about how you live

Published on October 26, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Life isn’t just about where you live. It’s about how you live. Having a beautiful home in a pleasant area is one thing – Read More

Forest Lakes presents: The Top Five Reasons to Live Outside The City Centre

Published on September 16, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. Forest Lakes Country Club is not merely a residential development outside of the city. It is a four-season resort located in one of the Read More

Luxury you can afford, lifestyle you deserve

Published on September 1, 2016

As featured in ReFINEd Magazine. Nature and luxury were taken into consideration at every planning stage of Forest Lakes Country Club, a premium resort-style community presently under construction in the Read More

A Special Club In The Country

Published on August 23, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. There are renderings and floor plans. Architectural schemes and landscape designs. Tables, lists, drawings and maps – so many ways to learn about an Read More

Forest Lakes Country Club development ramping up

Published on August 9, 2016

As featured in the Hants Journal. LAKELANDS — It may not look like much yet, but in a decade or two, hundreds of houses, condos and businesses will be popping Read More

Flipping the Script

Published on August 4, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. There’s a strong relationship between the notions of investment and real estate. After all, who hasn’t heard that purchasing a home or land is Read More

Nova Scotia’s Forest Lakes development sees big up-tick in visits from Europe following Brexit

Published on July 19, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. In the shakey wake of Brexit, more European investors are eyeing the resort community being built by Terra Firma Development Corporation. “It’s been incredible Read More

COMMITTED TO GOING GREEN

Published on June 24, 2016

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. While many developments haul truckloads of rock, gravel, top soil, mulch and fill into the project area, these resources are managed differently by Terra Read More

Master the plan

Published on May 21, 2016

As featured in Business Voice magazine. Planned communities can simplify your next home purchase. Purchasing a home is always an exciting venture. Whether for the first time, or the 15th Read More

Forest Lakes Country Club: Welcome Home to the Maritimes

Published on September 11, 2015

As featured in The Chronicle Herald. We’ve all seen them and dreamed about living there ourselves, beautiful master-planned communities scattered throughout attractive places like Western Canada, Arizona, Florida and beyond, Read More

Nova Scotia’s Plans to Double Tourism

Published on July 22, 2015

Purchasers at Forest Lakes Country Club stand to benefit as the province unveils plans to attract thousands more tourists. Last year, Nova Scotia announced an ambitious vision – to double Read More

Bringing international experts to the table

Published on July 21, 2015

Driving into Forest Lakes Country Club, you’ll feel the character of its surroundings. Nestled among luscious woodlands, you’ll see spacious lots that soon will have expansive timber-framed homes, cozy cottages, Read More

Architects of a new social order

Published on July 13, 2015

Master-planned communities are inching their way into the Atlantic provinces, giving developers the opportunity to not only create properties and buildings, but community values too. Calling from his office in Read More

A Tale of Four Seasons

Published on June 25, 2015

Mayflowers and fiddleheads are starting to reach toward the warmth of the sun as the brooks, now freed from ice, begin to babble. Imagine waking up to the sounds of Read More

A four-season lifestyle community we deserve

Published on June 25, 2015

Sometimes we get what we want, sometimes we get what we need and, other times, what we deserve. Here in Halifax we want vibrant communities. We need economic and environmental Read More

Proudly made in Nova Scotia. Own a piece of it.

Published on June 25, 2015

Described by the World Property Journal as ‘Atlantic Canada’s most exciting new development,’ Forest Lakes Country Club is fast becoming recognized as a premium residential resort community in the making. Read More

Canada Luxury Resort Communities on the Rise

Published on June 25, 2015

When you think of thriving destinations for golf resort and residential communities, the Sun Belt naturally comes to mind first – places like Florida, California and Arizona – not our Read More

Hants County resort underway

Published on June 25, 2015

Even for a billion-dollar project, the first rule of real estate still applies. “A European client needs to get off the airplane and get to the location in 30 or Read More

Home of Atlantic Canada’s first Nicklaus Design golf course

With a championship-calibre golf course and a wide variety of unique amenities you will not find anywhere else, it’s no wonder that Forest Lakes Country Club is fast becoming a Read More