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Brando Construction has a New Show Under Construction at The Ridge

Posted by on January 18, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Bill Anglin and Michelle Courtney, Realtors for Brando Construction are happy to announce that a new show home is under construction in Phase II at The Ridge in Courtenay, BC. This new home will be partially completed and ready to view at the beginning of March. Learn more from their video detailing construction at The Ridge. Bill and Michelle have developed a 3-D video for a few of the floor plans that Brando Construction is building. These new homes include a single floor, rancher/bungalow style home or a two-storey home. Viewing of the...

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Happy New Year! 2018 Will Be a Busy One at The Ridge

Posted by on January 5, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Happy New Year and welcome to 2018! There is a lot of excitement at The Ridge as the new year begins. We are happy to announce that new home building is now underway in Phase II of The Ridge. Many new homeowners have been waiting for their new homes to be built and our premier home builders have jumped into action to begin construction. Lawmar Contracting, Brando Construction and one of our newest builders, Candor Developments, all have new homes under construction. There are 43 single family lots zoned to accommodate secondary suites in...

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Come Home for the Holidays to The Ridge

Posted by on December 20, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Residents of The Ridge in Courtenay are busy creating new holiday traditions and welcoming friends and family to celebrate the season. The Comox Valley is buzzing with activities this time of year, and with so many new residents at The Ridge, so is our community. Comox Valley holiday traditions include a torch light parade and fireworks at Mount Washington, garden lights at Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens, the holiday walk at the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community and seasonal shows at the Sid Williams Theatre. Make a plan to enjoy these...

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Candor Developments Building Rancher/Bungalow Style Homes at The Ridge

Posted by on December 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Candor Developments Building Rancher/Bungalow Style Homes at The Ridge

Candor Developments is one of the newest builders to be constructing new homes at The Ridge. Partners Isaac Bale and Clayton Frank are excited to be part of The Ridge community. They have already started construction on a new show home located at the intersection of Chancellor Crescent and Harbourview Boulevard at The Ridge in Courtenay, BC. This rancher/bungalow style home will be 1,956 sq. ft. in size and will be finished by March, 2018. They are also constructing another new home, located on Harbourview Boulevard which will be a 1,700 sq....

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Testimonial from Happy Residents Living in The Ridge

Posted by on November 23, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Testimonial from Happy Residents Living in The Ridge

Donna and Jim decided to make the big move to Vancouver Island in 2016. They had lived in Kingston, Ontario for over 50 years and after their two sons moved to British Columbia, they decided to follow. The question was, where on Vancouver Island were they going to live? They had looked at other communities on Vancouver Island and chose the Comox Valley as it offered everything they were looking for, including a doctor who was taking new patients, a new hospital and a community located about half-way between the cities where their sons lived....

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At The Ridge, We Remember and Honour Our Veterans This Remembrance Day

Posted by on November 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

At The Ridge, We Remember and Honour Our Veterans This Remembrance Day

On Nov. 11, Canadians mark Remembrance Day, and locally a variety of memorial events are scheduled in the Comox Valley. CFB Comox is a busy air force base, and a large community of retired Canadian military members have made the area home, making Remembrance Day an important holiday for the local community. All three municipalities (Courtenay, Comox and Cumberland) host parades, followed by a moment of silence at their cenotaphs. The Legion Halls in all thee communities also host open houses, and all are welcome. Military retirees have joined...

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Comox Airport (YQQ) Growing to Serve Visitors and Residents of the Comox Valley and Vancouver Island

Posted by on October 27, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Comox Airport (YQQ) Growing to Serve Visitors and Residents of the Comox Valley and Vancouver Island

The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) set a record for passenger growth during 2016, seeing an increase of 5.1%  as 368,733 people travelled through YQQ. The Comox Valley Airport traffic has grown year-over-year and is up 19% over the last 5 years as visitors and residents alike are using the facility. “Increased seat capacity along with some very competitive pricing from the airlines is making travel through YQQ attractive.” states Fred Bigelow, CEO of YQQ. More and more people are discovering the beauty of the Comox Valley, and the...

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Learn Why the Comox Valley is the Land of Plenty

Posted by on October 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Learn Why the Comox Valley is the Land of Plenty

The Comox Valley gets its name from the local First Nations term for Land of Plenty, and the meaning behind the name is evident as one travels through this valley on Vancouver Island’s east coast. Surrounded by oceans and rivers providing seafood delicacies, and verdant farmland bringing farm to fork, the Comox Valley is a dream destination for a “local diet.” The Comox Valley Grower’s Guide, produced annually, lists more than 400 local producers of fruit and vegetables, meats, cheeses, seafood and even wineries,...

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Phase 2 Home Construction Begins in October

Posted by on September 28, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Phase 2 Home Construction Begins in October

The Ridge will be a hub of activity in October, as construction on new homes in Phase 2 of our subdivision begins. This phase consists of 43 lots, with some featuring stunning views of the ocean and of the surrounding mountains. In addition, all of these residential lots will be zoned to accommodate a secondary suite. We plan to build an additional 100 lots in the next phase which will to come onto the market in the summer of 2018. The Ridge is a new sustainable residential community in South Courtenay and is  a picture-perfect location for...

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New Hospital Opens Soon in Courtenay in the Comox Valley

Posted by on September 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

New Hospital Opens Soon in Courtenay in the Comox Valley

The state-of-the-art new $331.7 million, 153-bed hospital is scheduled to open in Courtenay in the fall of 2017. Residents of the Comox Valley are excited to see the opening of the new hospital in Courtenay. The hospital is centrally located within the City of Courtenay and is easily accessible from any location in the Valley. It is only 15 minutes from The Ridge. Volunteers are also a vital component to the running of the hospital. They improve the overall experience of patients and their families. Are you interested in volunteering?...

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