Retire in Comox in Around Town

February 13, 2020

According to the Western Investor magazine, three of the top five retirement towns in BC are on Vancouver Island. One of those towns is Comox.

In this week’s Around Town, Building Links reports that, according to Western Investor Magazine, Comox is one of BC’s top three retirement communities .

The other two Island towns profiled are Sidney with 41% of the population as senior and Qualicum Beach with 50% of the population as senior.  According to the article, 15 per cent of Canadians in other provinces want to move to these areas, including Sechelt and Summerland, as they start their retirement.

In the Comox Valley, seniors make up 26% of the population and that percentage is expected to grow as new construction activity focused on seniors retirement facilities, apartments and condos are ramping up to serve this demographic. 

Source: Western Advisor, January 31, 2020

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