Spring Brings Construction Weather to The Ridge in Courtenay

Posted on Apr 17, 2018

New roads have been built and the construction has begun on several new homes in Phase II at The Ridge. Crews from the selected preferred builders are out in force as the spring weather settles into the Comox Valley.

Are you thinking of purchasing a new home in the Comox Valley? The Ridge is the perfect spot to build or buy your new home. It is one of the premium view spots in Courtenay, from which to enjoy year round views of the Beaufort Mountain Range, the Comox Glacier and Comox Bay and the mainland mountains.

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Site Construction for Phase III of The Ridge Starting This Spring

Posted on Mar 26, 2018

Developers plan to begin site construction on Phase III of The Ridge in April or May of 2018.

The success of the first 2 phases of this development has brought many new residents to this welcoming neighbourhood. New home owners have come from many places, including from the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Vancouver and the mainland, Alberta, Ontario and other places.

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Union Bay Project Ready to Launch With Infrastructure Construction

Posted on Mar 20, 2018

On March 1, Kensington Union Bay Properties Limited held a  press conference to announce the launch Union Bay Estates development, a residential and commercial development located on 850 acres in Union Bay.

Located 15 minutes south of Courtenay, Union Bay Estates will include many residential options including multi and single-family residential, retirement and senior living, work/live homes and affordable housing. As a destination community, the development will also incorporate mixed use commercial space, along with two new hotels, a marina and amenities such as a pharmacy, medical clinic, movie theatre, coffee shop and more.

The Master Development Agreement for this project allows up to 2,949 new residential units to be built. Currently, there are approximately 1,200 residents living in Union Bay and the population could increase by an additional 7,500 to 9,000 once the project has been built out.

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Union Bay Estates Moving Forward in the Comox Valley

Posted on Mar 11, 2018

Kensington Union Bay Properties Limited recently held a press conference to announce the launch of the Union Bay Estates development – a residential and commercial development located on 850 acres in Union Bay, in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island.
The Master Development Agreement for this project allows up to 2,949 new residential units to be built. Currently, there are approximately 1,200 residents in Union Bay and the population could increase by an additional 7,500-9,000 once the project has been built out.
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Vancouver Island Housing Prices and Starts Soared in 2017

Posted on Feb 15, 2018

Building Links has recently tabulated the year-to-date construction statistics for the Comox Valley and Campbell River areas for 2017. Construction values in all areas total $217 million, up by $11 million from 2016 to 2017.

Single-family home construction is also up slightly in Comox, Courtenay and Campbell River (6 per cent to 13 per cent) with Cumberland showing the biggest increase of 120 per cent and the CVRD coming in with an increase of 19 per cent.

Secondary suite and carriage home construction has increased significantly by 159 per cent from 2016 to 2017.

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