Investing in Cumberland, British Columbia

Overview

Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Comox Valley

Cumberland is a town in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, CanadaThe village was originally named Union, British Columbia after the Union Coal Company, which was in turn named in honour of the 1871 union of British Columbia with Canada. Once a coal mining city, Cumberland is climbing to its feet and putting on new duds as niche community and dynamic tourist destination. It's wooing newcomers with colour, character and wide-open spaces for activities such as hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, freshwater fishing, camping, skiing and snowboarding.

http://cumberland.ca

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Community Size: 30.19 km²

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Shoe Store is a business for sale in BC.

Shoe Store

478 5th Street, Courtenay, BC
Well established upscale women's footwear store in high visibility boutique location. Terrific street presence, loyal regular clientele and exclusive brands with long-term suppliers are just a few of the amenities. Information Portfolio Available.... continue

2691 Penrith Ave is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

2691 Penrith Ave

2691 Penrith Ave, Cumberland, BC, V0R
This three-storey character home has been meticulously maintained and decorated to merge the historical characterof this 1893 gem with elegant and whimsical paint and decor. The rooms are spacious and especially so with the 10-foot ceilings in most rooms on the main floor, and the layout and archite... continue

Development Land - Vancouver Island 750 homes+ is a business for sale in BC.

Development Land - Vancouver Island 750 homes+

Puntledge River Rd., Courtenay, BC
Construction/development 750@+ homes on 500 + acres@The Proposed Development project known as Riverwood,@ located ideally in the Comox Valley at Courtenay BC,@ short Drive to the Ocean, Mount Washington,@ the airport and easy access to the Inland Island Hwy. proposed for 750@homes on over 500 acres.... 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