Investing in Courtenay, British Columbia



Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Comox Valley

The City of Courtenay is situated on the east coast of central Vancouver Island, within the traditional lands of the K'ómoks First Nation. Accessible by land, sea or air, Courtenay is a culturally diverse community that offers supernatural beauty at its doorstep. The City of Courtenay (approximate population 25,000) is the urban and cultural hub of the larger community, the Comox Valley (approximate population 65,000).

Courtenay is an innovative, vibrant and growing City that works together to provide opportunities and excellent services making our community a great place to live, work and do business.

With many beaches, rivers, and lakes; Mt. Washington Ski and Alpine Resort; and world class golfing, the Comox Valley is known for its year-round recreation and sports opportunities. This is one of few places in the world where you may go ocean kayaking in the morning, cycle at lunch, downhill ski in the afternoon... and then end your day dining at a five-star restaurant or simply enjoying a bag lunch on the beach. Here you will find a distinctive community with a rich history and magnificent natural beauty, plus quaint shops, arts, entertainment and plenty more!


Community Size: 33.72 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

Rick'y Family Restaurant is a business for sale in BC.

Rick'y Family Restaurant

795 Ryan Road, Courtenay, BC
Long time established licensed Ricky's All Day Grill Franchise available in Courtenay, BC. Established loyal client base, long-term employees and a favourable reputation in the community. Located in the Super Store Plaza on the corner of the Island Highway and Ryan Road this location is ideal for an... continue

Newport Village is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

CRU - Newport Village

3070 Kilpatrick Ave, Courtenay, BC, V9N 8P1
3040 & 3070 Kilpatrick Ave extends to approximately 2.5 acres in size, with frontage on both Kilpatrick Avenue and Cliff e Avenue. The project includes 3 buildings of mixed commercial and residential units. There is over 16,000 sf of retail space available in both a freestanding pad building complet... continue

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B.C. Cleantech Company Drives Fuel Efficiency in Trucking Industry

Sidney, B.C.-based Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems Inc. is sparking interest and sales in North American trucking fleets. The company’s innovative new fuel enhancement system allows large diesel engines to burn fuel 10-25% more efficiently.   The system consists of a small box of... continue

TREK Wildland Services brings fire control expertise to Indonesia

British Columbia’s expertise in managing forest fires has led a B.C. company to win a contract to train workers in fire-plagued parts of Indonesia. TREK Wildland Services has trained 400 Indonesians in Sumatra and East Kalimantan to fight out-of-control forest fires using the Incident... continue

British Columbia Fish Processor Lands Multiple Deals from Seafood Expo

Hub City Fisheries, of Nanaimo, British Columbia, netted big rewards after attending the Seafood Expo North America event in the spring of 2014.  In the months following the show, the Vancouver Island-based value-added fish processor finalized several deals to supply fish destined for the U... continue