Investing in Comox, British Columbia

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Overview

Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Comox Valley

Comox is a town of 13,000 people located on the southern coast of the Comox Peninsula in the Georgia Strait on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The installation of an air force base near the village during the Second World War brought new prosperity to the area, and in recent years, Comox has become a popular tourist attraction due to its good fishing, local wildlife, year-round golf and proximity to the Mount Washington ski area, the Forbidden Plateau, and Strathcona Provincial Park. The town is also home to Canadian air force base CFB Comox, an international airport and the HMCS Quadra Sea Cadet training facility. The mild climate has attracted many retirees to the area in the 21st century, resulting in a high rate of growth and a sharp increase in the median age of residents.

Comox town is located in the Comox Valley, along with several other communities, including Courtenay, Cumberland, and the unincorporated hamlets of Royston, Union Bay, Fanny Bay, Black Creek and Merville. The nearby Comox Glacier is visible from many parts of the town and is the area's signature landmark.

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Community Size: 21.11 km²

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Longlands Golf Course is a business for sale in BC.

Longlands Golf Course

1239 Anderton Rd, Comox, BC
Extraordinary location and development opportunity in the Comox Valley. A portion of the property is currently used as Longlands golf course which will complement any comprehensive re-development. Currently Split zoning is RR1 - Rural Recreational and CR1 - Country Residential. The opportunity for a... continue

Beaufort Professional Centre is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Beaufort Professional Centre

1819 Beaufort Ave, Comox, BC, V9M 1R9
Located in the heart of vibrant downtown Comox, this 768 sf ground-level office unit is located in the Beaufort Professional Centre, home to a number of Comox professional offices. New siding of the building exterior has given this building a complete aesthetic upgrade. This unit offers a private en... continue

Modern Doors & Hardware Ltd. is a business for sale in BC.

Modern Doors & Hardware Ltd.

2040 Guthrie Road, Comox, BC
Modern Doors offers a solid business opportunity in a dependable growing market. The owner is prepared to stay on with a new owner providing introduction to key suppliers and clients and insights to best practices of the business, supporting a seamless ownership transition. There are opportun... continue

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