(file photo: Mount Washington Alpine Resort)

Owners Put Mount Washington Up for Sale

Comox Valley (BC), Canada – Vancouver Island’s only commercial ski resort is up for sale.

Incorporated in 1977, Mount Washington Alpine Resort is owned by a small group of local private investors.  Like the rest of the Pacific Northwest, Mount Washington has struggled with a lack of snowfall this season, finally opening last week after missing out on the lucrative Christmas/New Year’s week.

(file photo: Mount Washington Alpine Resort)
(file photo: Mount Washington Alpine Resort)

The decision to sell the resort, however, was reached last summer. The sale is being held privately, and the asking price has not been disclosed. CBRE Canada, a commercial real estate company, is brokering any potential deal.

The resort operates with five chairlifts spanning 1,657 vertical feet, covering over 1,700 acres of terrain. In a normal season, Mount Washington receives an average of 450 inches of snowfall annually, according to statistics published on the resort’s website.

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