Investing in Comox, British Columbia

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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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Established Information Technology, Digital Surveillance, Wi-Fi, Managed Services business

625 Hillside Ave Unit 4A, Victoria, BC, V8T4R9
An established multi-facetted Information Technology Business, providing Hardware sales, Managed Services, 24/7 support contracts province wide, Digital Surveillance, Hospitality WiFi / more. Also includes a 6 year established Philanthropy focused division, including elaborate events which have giv... continue

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

Comox Centre Mall is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

5 - Comox Centre Mall

215 Port Augusta St, Comox, BC, V9M 3M9
Available Fall 2017, Comox Mall features approximately 15,000 sf of new or renovated retail space. With ample parking, harbour and mountain views and access from three frontage streets, Comox Centre Mall offers high visibility and great signage opportunities. Available premises range from 855 sf to ... continue

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