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Asheville Airport traffic drops 50%, near 2013-15 levels: Citizen-Times

Council seeks $890K in federal Covid aid; hotel restrictions called for: Citizen-Times

Historic, 100-year old Charlotte Street homes could be razed: Citizen-Times

Pratt & Whitney plant expected to spawn investment: Citizen-Times

Asheville approves plan for $13M park on "Pit of Despair" site: Citizen-Times

150 restaurants oppose councilman's call for more restrictions: Citizen-Times

Asheville Mall owner CBL Properties files for bankruptcy: Citizen-Times

Mills River homeowners say new venue too close for comfort: Citizen-Times

852-unit Busbee apartments get green light, Bear Creek proposal delayed: Citizen-Times

$43M, 100 acres in economic incentives for Pratt & Whitney: Citizen-Times

Asheville commits $900K to help stop evictions during Covid: Citizen-Times

Enka clock tower may be demolished for distribution center: Citizen-Times

Council halts sale of property acquired through urban renewal: Xpress

New Cooper order seeks to prevent Covid evictions: Xpress

Rye Knot grows North Asheville brewing scene: Xpress

Council meeting fails to narrow hotel rules: Xpress

John Cram remembered for contributions to Asheville: Xpress

Buncombe may forgive over $105K in hotel tax penalties: Xpress

New rent index for Asheville up 2% since start of pandemic: Xpress

Local arts groups displaced by pandemic seek new spaces: Xpress

AG Stein awards $340K to area environmental work: Xpress

Dogwood Trust board talks funding, strategic priorities: Xpress

Council to consider $1M reparations fund; changes to LUIG: Xpress

Business comings and goings: Xpress

Report finds loss of 6,200 Asheville manufacturing jobs since 1999: Xpress

Buncombe proposes d$27M subsidy for Pratt & Whitney: Xpress

City Council approves plans for Pit of Despair: WLOS

Asheville approves plans to right wrongs of urban renewal: WLOS

Asheville leaders seek aid to prevent Covid evictions: WLOS

Historic Asheville homes facing demolition for project: WLOS

Owner of Asheville Mall files for bankruptcy: WLOS

Board approves permit for massive Sweeten Creek development: WLOS

More efforts being discussed to help tourism industry still reeling: WLOS

Asheville Mall owner files for bankruptcy: WSPA

The Cliffs announce $144M in sales through Q3: Upstate Business Journal

When opportunity knocks, South Street Partners answers: Greenville News

Council adopts Haywood-Page master-concept plan: Press Release



Pratt & Whitney to invest $650 million in new operation: Citizen-Times

Buncombe TDA hires new CEO: Citizen-Times

What restaurants need to get through winter: Citizen-Times

Project Ranger bridge being investigated: Citizen-Times

Buncombe giving $1.3M to affordable housing: Citizen-Times

George Cecil, Biltmore Farms owner, dies at 95: Citizen-Times

Why aren't there more houses for working-class people? Citizen-Times

Downtown Asheville food news: Citizen-Times

Asheville votes to stop urban renewal land sales: Citizen-Times

John Cram, a pioneer of Asheville renaissance, dies at 72: Citizen-Times

Asheville considers $3M for affordable housing: Citizen-Times

City Council candidates talk zoning, land use: Xpress

NCDOT completes US-19 E project in Yancey, Mitchell Counties: Xpress

Buncombe beats revenue projections during Covid: Xpress

Women steer local online grocery concepts: Xpress

North Carolina will stay in Phase 3 for three more weeks: Xpress

BCTDA predicts "inevitable" tourism recovery by 2023: Xpress

Dogwood Health Trust names Susan Mims interim CEO: Xpress

Haywood-Page redesign inches closer to action: Xpress

The real estate gender divide: Xpress

AIR Association fights to help members: Xpress

How Mission Health wooed HCA: Xpress/AVLWatchdog

Mission sale: Good for WNC, or just HCA? Xpress/AVLWatchdog

More jobs to Mills River with a Lowe's distribution center: WLOS

Nonprofit ministry to buy Ridgecrest Conference Center, camps: WLOS

Asheville church works to create homes for homeless: WLOS

4-story condos to be built near New Belgium Brewing: WLOS

Asheville hotel opens Covid-conscious restaurant: WLOS

Pandemic pushes board game cafe out of business: WLOS

Pandemic multiplies demand for outdoor businesses: Smoky Mountain News

Haywood's tourism slogan rolls with the times: Mountaineer

Is the "workcation" trend here to stay? Mountaineer

Shining Rock breaks ground on future school site: Mountaineer

Parking, housing, diversity top concerns for Hendersonville: Times-News

Developer seeks OK for long-term care facilities: Lightning

Cooper announces 800 jobs in Asheville: NC Department of Commerce

Fortune 50 company Pratt & Whitney to invest in Asheville: Chamber of Commerce

Raytheon plans 800-employee plant near Asheville: Business NC


Property Transfers, Aug. 8-22: Citizen-Times

Asheville hotel ban set to extend for 5 months: Citizen-Times

Asheville condo goes for $2.1M, less than one week after $7.7M sale: Citizen-Times

Citizen Vinyl sets an opening date: Citizen-Times

Favilla's announces opening date: Citizen-Times

Melting Pot Social plans 3,600 SF downtown Asheville restaurant: Citizen-Times

Amazon opens for business in Mills River: Citizen-Times

Nani's Rotisserie Chicken coming to Grove Arcade: Citizen-Times

Dogwood Health Trust CEO Antony Chiang is leaving: Citizen-Times

Some of the restaurants and bars lost in 2020: Citizen-Times

Restaurateurs brace themselves for "worst winter in a decade:" Citizen-Times

Five new restaurants opened in September, more for October: Citizen-Times

Report reveals a decline in total travel to Asheville area: Xpress

Campbell proposes 2.5% decrease to APD budget: Xpress

Record pressing facility opens in Downtown Asheville: Xpress

Asheville restaurants and food business betting on the future: Xpress

Hendersonville receives $367K from the state for Clear Creek Greenway: Xpress

East Asheville affordable housing loan approved, moratorium extended: Xpress

Sanctuary Brewing moves, gives rise to Oklawaha Brewing: Xpress

Amazon launches new Mills River delivery station: Xpress

Council to hold work session on proposed hotel regulations: Xpress

Preservation Society quietly announces new executive director: Xpress

Asheville home sales reach pre-Covid levels, according to report: Xpress

Soon-to-open and recently updated restaurants in WNC: Xpress

Tasty Beverage closes Saturday: WLOS

New Asheville coffee shop celebrates historic grand opening: WLOS

Wave of evictions could be on the way this winter, nonprofits fear: WLOS

Asheville's 9% unemployment rate highest in years: WLOS

Developer proposes revamped Crossroads project: WLOS

Asheville's outdoor dining initiative extended through Jan. 3: WLOS

Asheville Metro Economic Report, 2020 Second Quarter: JPS (press release)

Asheville getaway—35 things to do in NC's coolest mountain city: Charlotte Agenda

What's new in Asheville? A lot: StyleBlueprint



$2M homes selling well, despite pandemic: Citizen-Times

Asheville moves to restrict private tree cutting: Citizen-Times

Antanette Mosley appointed to Asheville City Council: Citizen-Times

I-26  among facing delays in NCDOT schedule revision: Citizen-Times

Crossroads developer back with 660-unit proposal: Citizen-Times

Most expensive home in Asheville goes for $7.7M: Citizen-Times

What percentage of property in Buncombe is non-taxable? Citizen-Times

Buncombe looks to build free broadband throughout county: Citizen-Times

Landlords can get $10,000 to house low-income residents: Citizen-Times

Pie.Zaa opens Labor Day on South Slope: Citizen-Times

Tasty Greens now open in South Asheville: Citizen-Times

Grind Coffee Co. brings black-owned cafe to RAD: Citizen-Times

Changes coming to Asheville sidewalks and roads: Citizen-Times

Bear's Smokehouse to open on South Slope: Citizen-Times

RiverLink releases plan to improve urban streams: Citizen-Times

For Sale: River Arts District property for $2.5M: Citizen-Times

Golden Fleece, Korean House, Button & Co. Bagels to close: Ashvegas

Mosley appointed to serve on Asheville City Council: Ashvegas

Gov. Roy Cooper extends 11 PM alcohol curfew: Xpress

Owners install filtration systems to limit Covid spread: Xpress

Asheville Regional Airport receives $4.25M runway grant: Xpress

Public to weigh in on hotel moratorium extension: Xpress

Commission approves rules for 2021 property reevaluation: Xpress

Antanette Mosley appointed to City Council: Xpress

Proposed regional network could energize greenway efforts: Xpress

Delayed but undaunted, new restaurants open for business: Xpress

Council expresses support for five-month moratorium extension: Xpress

New I-26 signal system helps drivers find alternate routes: Xpress

City of Asheville launches affordable housing initiative: Xpress

Mills River to unveil 2040 comprehensive plan: Xpress

Covid impacts mountain tourism: WLOS

Visitation down in Asheville as end of summer nears: WLOS

Buncombe officials move forward with property reappraisals: WLOS

Coffee shop in River Arts District makes history: WLOS

Part of I-26 eastbound to be rerouted starting Wednesday: WLOS

Covid puts crunch in mountain highway projects: WLOS

More green buildings could be coming to Buncombe: WLOS

Independent Restaurant Coalition fights to help eateries: WLOS

Well known music venue on French Broad for sale: WLOS

Asheville Yoga Center on market for sale: WLOS

Asheville's vision for hotel development and regulation: AVLToday

County blocks waterline extension, jeopardizing development: Lightning

Planning board endorses downtown parking deck: Lightning

Hendersonville streets will be repaved this fall: Lightning

Airport hopeful for bounce back from Covid: Times-News

Hendersonville streets to be resurfaced: Times-News

Streetscape construction, Covid cause headaches: WYFF

Most expensive home ever sold in history of Asheville: Digital Journal

Quarantripping around the world in Asheville: Nashville Scene

How to do virtual home buying and selling right: Bankrate

Local Takes: Asheville: American Way



Property Transfers, July 30-Aug. 5: Citizen-Times

Asheville Regional Airport reports 74% decrease in passengers: Citizen-Times

Asheville, Buncombe hotel occupancy up to 75% on weekend, other STRs see boost: Citizen-Times

Covid highlights the cost-burden of Buncombe residents: Citizen-Times

Innsbruck Mall sold to Ingles-affiliated company for $8.3M: Citizen-Times

SteinMart will close stores in Asheville, Hendersonville as part of bankruptcy: Citizen-Times

AuxBar to close: Citizen-Times

Button & Co. Bagels closed, restaurants struggling: Citizen-Times

Golden Fleece Slow Earth Kitchen closes: Citizen-Times

Korean House closes after nearly 7 years in downtown Asheville: Citizen-Times

White Labs lays off workers, Asheville Kitchen and Tap not closing: Citizen-Times

Asheville eats outdoors: Innovative, safe, dining spaces around the city: Citizen-Times

Veteran brewery owner brings build-your-own salad concept to South Asheville: Citizen-Times

Racing simulator business to open in Biltmore Village: Citizen-Times

South Asheville's new Whole Foods location gets closer to opening: Citizen-Times

Rabbit Rabbit, downtown event venue, opens with gobs of outdoor space: Citizen-Times

Construction beginning soon on hotel in Patton Avenue Bank of America Building: Citizen-Times

Woodfin releases new master plan, purchases WastePro land for Whitewater Wave, greenway: Citizen-Times

Pandemic hasn't cooled red hot real estate market: Xpress

One Buncombe Fund distributes more than $1.3M in Covid relief: Xpress

More renters looking to move to Asheville during Covid: Xpress

Buncombe arts impact survey shows $18.7 million in losses since March: Xpress

Community members prepare for a coming wave of evictions: Xpress

Climate migration could bring influx to WNC: Xpress

Growth spurt hits busy Long Shoals Road: WLOS

Asheville home sales continue to recover with July gains: WLOS

Hotel occupancy rates have improved but are still lagging: WLOS

How will Asheville restaurants handle seating when it turns cold? WLOS

Demolition begins for hotel project on Patton Avenue in downtown Asheville: WLOS

Ordinance aims to protect Asheville trees as city grows: WLOS

$800,000 on the way to help Asheville residents facing evictions: WLOS

Lee Walker Heights redevelopment project nearly half complete: WLOS

Landmark Weaverville pharmacy to close: WLOS

Asheville NC, under construction: AVLToday

Three North Carolina cities named best places to retire: News & Observer

Asheville 5x5 2020 economic impact analysis, July 2020: Asheville Chamber

City of Asheville releases revised hotel overlay map as part of updated standards: City of Asheville

America's fall destinations balance coronavirus safety with a tourism comeback: Washington Post



Property Transfers, July 17-22: Citizen-Times

Property Transfers, July 23-29: Citizen-Times

Asheville, Buncombe, show surge in employment in June: Citizen-Times

COVID could bring more out-of-state home buyers to Asheville, WNC: Citizen-Times

Asheville tourism returns mid-COVID: Citizen-Times

Buncombe to set 9 PM booze curfew as COVID "enhanced-mitigation" strategy: Citizen-Times

Buncombe walks back plan to halt restaurant liquor sales after 9 PM: Citizen-Times

Can takeout keep Asheville restaurants afloat? Citizen-Times

Buncombe County votes for reparations for Black residents, joining Asheville: Citizen-Times

Asheville slave owner names could be stripped from streets: Citizen-Times

Mission Health to move rural center services to Asheville: Citizen-Times

Amazon distribution center in Mills River on track for 2020 opening: Citizen-Times

Fallen tree on RAD hillside leads to mess but no danger: Citizen-Times

10th Muse buys Frostbite, plans new West Asheville concept: Citizen-Times

Council adopts 2020-21 budget with three months of funding: Xpress

Asheville Chamber, EDC launch inclusive hiring partners: Xpress

Thousands of people in WNC returned to work in June: WLOS

Broadmoor Golf Links officially has a new owner: WLOS

Fun Depot closes for good: WLOS

Fees resume for Asheville parking garages with a modified system: WLOS

How much does it cost to rent in Asheville, NC: AVLToday 

Come back tourists, oops, nevermind: BPR

Asheville doctor's office closed at least 6 weeks after flooding: WYMA

Watch the Asheville rebound: Medium

Purl's Yarn Emporium closes; Early Girl to use space: Press Release

Asheville Airport Authority completes purchase of Broadmoor: Press Release



Property Transfers, July 2-9: Citizen-Times

Property Transfers, July 10-16: Citizen-Times       

Commercial Real Estate braces for uncertainty: Citizen-Times

Project Ranger still a go: Citizen-Times

828 Family Pizzeria closes location; Broth Lab, Block off Biltmore closed for good: Citizen-Times

Asheville Strong Fund launches to help local business owners through COVID crisis: Citizen-Times

Asheville's Fun Depot, latest victim of COVID economy, set to close: Citizen-Times

Hotel occupancy and COVID cases are up, but not necessarily related: Citizen-Times

Two new restaurants; first food purveyor signs with S&W Market: Citizen-Times

Asheville region reports positive June home sales: Xpress

Restaurants convert parking lots, sidewalks, and streets into open-air dining rooms: Xpress

Tourism businesses patch together local, federal funds in bid for survival: Xpress

Celine and Company Catering offers distanced dining downtown: Xpress

Buncombe to consider over $10M in solar projects July 21: Xpress

New life coming to historic Asheville building: WLOS

After 17 years of business, Fun Depot closing its doors: WLOS

Asheville mayor warns of layoffs if city doesn't get federal help: WLOS

Developer takes responsibility for slide near Amboy Road: WLOS

Buncombe's $10.3 million solar project is a go: WYMA

Asheville's Fun Depot closes after 17 years: Fox Carolina




Property Transfers, June 18-25: Citizen-Times

Property Transfers, June 26-July 1: Citizen-Times

In historic move, Asheville approves reparations for black residents: Citizen-Times

See which Asheville businesses received PPP loans: Citizen-Times

New plant expected to bring 60 jobs, invest $1.5M in Asheville: Citizen-Times

Decision on 687-unit Pond Road Development could come July 8: Citizen-Times

Costs of COVID: Restaurant owners bear burdensome new costs: Citizen-Times

Biltmore Estate to cut nearly 400 jobs as pandemic rolls on: Citizen-Times

New independent restaurants open in Asheville while some chains close: Citizen-Times

WNC outdoor outfitters slowly reopen, take huge financial hit from COVID: Citizen-Times

Funkatorium closes temporarily after employee tests positive for COVID: Citizen-Times

Wicked Weed Brewing closes after employee tests positive: Citizen-Times

Want to know who owns the building next door? Citizen-Times

Evictions resume in Buncombe though many are still out of work: Citizen-Times

Overlook Road turn project delayed: Citizen-Times

Flatiron project moving ahead: Citizen-Times

Tracking Asheville business closures during COVID spring, summer 2020: Ashvegas

Newly opened restaurants took a COVID punch in March: Xpress

Asheville launches survey to guide drafting of hotel regulations: Xpress

BimBeriBon's new to-go concept takes diners on a culinary world tour: Xpress

EDC report shows Buncombe investment slowdown: Xpress

Board OKs large housing development in Enka: Xpress

P&Z says no to tree protection ordinance: Xpress

Asheville is becoming a popular spot for home-buyers escaping COVID hot zones: WLOS

Four Asheville chain restaurants close for good: WLOS

Downtown Commission talks police, protests, pandemic, hotels: WLOS

Part of Wall Street closed to make room for dining and shopping: WLOS

Jettie Rae's opens on Charlotte Street: WLOS

The Block off Biltmore joins list of businesses closing amid pandemic: WMYA

28 businesses that have opened, closed, or are coming soon in Asheville: AVLToday

Annual Meeting awards recognize business community members: Chamber of Commerce

Economic Development boom in Maggie Valley: Smoky Mountain News

Asheville Metro Economic Report 2020 first quarter: JPS

Nypro investing $18.5M, adding 68 new jobs (Citizen Times)02/03/20

Property Transfers, Jan. 7-8 (Citizen times)02/03/20

Property Transfers, Jan. 9-10 (Citizen Times)02/03/20

New Asheville hotel rules recommended (Citizen Times)02/03/20

Earth Fare to close all stores (Citizen Times)02/03/20

Property Transfers, Dec. 20-31 (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Property Transfers, Jan. 2-6 (Citizen Times)01/20/20

RAD 235-unit project stalled by affordable housing fight (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Council looks at tax hike for climate change measures, road repairs (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Key report coming on how to limit, "leverage" Asheville hotels (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Parisian Hotel under new ownership, ready to move forward (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Parisian Hotel plans approved by Downtown Commission (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Here's what's planned for Buncombe Commissioners in 2020 (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Renovation plans for Wolfe Auditorium revealed, cost could reach $100M (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Thomas Wolfe Auditorium renovation: 9 questions answered (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Asheville mobile home park won't be rezoned for commercial use (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Asheville restaurant openings to watch in 2020 (Citizen Times)01/20/20

After 13 years in downtown Asheville, Bruisin' Ales is closing (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Asheville Brewing and Orange Peel team up for downtown venue (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Allegiant adds four new flights to AVL (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Trees clear cut on Airport Road (Citizen Times)01/20/20

Asheville Regional Airport adds more Allegiant flights (Ashvegas)01/20/20

Meadery planned for South Slope (Ashvegas)01/20/20

Craven Street condo project proposed in West Asheville (Ashvegas)01/20/20

LEAF Community Arts marks milestone with new home; new name (Ashvegas)01/20/20

White Duck Taco heads south (Mountain Xpress)01/20/20

Woodfin greenway design seeks $958K in extra funds (Mountain Xpress)01/20/20

RAD Lofts developer seeks to reduce affordable units (Mountain Xpress)01/20/20

Buncombe County employees new tech for property revaluation (Mountain Xpress)01/20/20

Asheville transit needs run $500K over budget (Mountain Xpress)01/20/20

WNC beer industry developments in 2020 (Mountain Xpress)01/20/20

After 30 years, Mack Kells seeks a new home (Mountain Xpress)01/20/20

Crowd shows up to weigh in on Asheville's hotel moratorium (WLOS)01/20/20

Councilman "throws city staff under the bus" for changes to RAD Lofts (WLOS)01/20/20

South Asheville Police Resource Center moving to new location (WLOS)01/20/20

Five story parking garage in the works for Hendersonville (WLOS)01/20/20

Asheville Brewing and The Orange Peel's plans for 75 Coxe (AVL Today)01/20/20

Mag Mile Capital provides $26M refinance for Crowne Plaza (Press Release)01/20/20

Mills River Brewing opens, Papa John's, Amazing Pizza coming (Blue Ridge Now)01/20/20

New neighborhood proposed between Hendersonville and Laurel Park (Blue Ridge Now)01/20/20

HHS demolition could begin Friday (Blue Ridge Now)01/20/20

Property Transfers, Nov. 12-15 (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Property Transfers, Nov. 18-27 (Citizen Times)01/06/20

23 Notable restaurants opened in 2019 (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Gan Shan to close; Jettie Rae's to take over space (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Notable Asheville restaurant closings in 2019 (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Bywater to close as watering hole, remain open for events (Citizen Times)01/06/20

"Room for flexibility" in changing Asheville hotel tax, Gov. Roy Cooper says (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Morganton now witnessing a revival (Citizen Times)01/06/20

H&F Burger opening in Downtown Asheville (Citizen Times)01/06/20

New steakhouse coming to Grove Arcade (Citizen Times)01/06/20

City of Asheville taps Charlotte for solutions in midst of hotel moratorium (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Airport Road sees flurry of development as open lots dwindle (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Asheville approves "massive" apartment project near South Slope (Citizen Times)01/06/20

APD to add new Downtown patrol district (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Property Transfers, Dec. 2-11 (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Property Transfers, Dec. 12-19 (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Crossroads West Asheville application pulled, project dead for now (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Asheville hotel case goes to NC Supreme Court (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Growth, elections, construction on tap for Henderson County in 2020 (Citizen Times)01/06/20

Months of I-40 construction starts near NC-TN line (Citizen Times)01/06/20

New steakhouse planned for Grove Arcade (Ashvegas)01/06/20

Holiday Hot Sheet (Ashevegas)01/06/20

Biz Briefs (Mountain Express)01/06/20

Commission to decide Charlotte Highway rezoning (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

South Slope development approved despite traffic concerns (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

Asheville publishes Affordable housing Guide (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

Asheville restaurants struggle with lunch slump (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

DSSOLVR Brewery joins the Asheville scene (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

Axe throwing lanes at Catawba Brewing to open Jan. 8 (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

Jim Crawford reopens Carter Street Parking in Downtown Asheville (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

Asheville makes Travel+Leisure's "50 Best Places to Travel" in 2020 (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

Hendersonville's Main Street specialty shops talk business (Mountain Xpress)01/06/20

Plans for former Sears site at Asheville Mall still a go (WLOS)01/06/20

Outdoor venue proposed for Downtown Asheville (WLOS)01/06/20

Ianucci's closing after 40 years (WLOS)01/06/20

Residents say South Slope should be more than place for tourists to drink (WLOS)01/06/20

Plans advance for Dari-O on Upward, new Chick-Fil-A (Henderson Lightning )01/06/20

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