Post Tagged with: "Asheville City Council"

Action at proposed Embassy Suites hotel site in downtown Asheville: demolition permits pulled

Action at proposed Embassy Suites hotel site in downtown Asheville: demolition permits pulled

Asheville City Council voted in January 2017 to deny the developer permission to move forward. The developer appealed in Superior Court and won a decision in October.

by January 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Year’s Eve ice creates havoc around Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New Year’s Eve ice creates havoc around Asheville

Asheville is one of the 15 coolest places on earth to visit in 2018, according to Forbes.com, and more.

by December 31, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council meets in closed session to discuss hotel lawsuit

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville City Council meets in closed session to discuss hotel lawsuit

Also, Asheville Grit editor Ali McGhee announces that she’s accepted a new job that she’ll start in January, and more.

by December 21, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council ready to suppress whole-house short-term rentals citywide

Asheville City Council ready to suppress whole-house short-term rentals citywide

Asheville City Council could vote on a citywide crackdown as early as Jan. 9.

by December 20, 2017 8 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Airport to offer Dallas Fort Worth direct flight

The Windsor Hotel, a boutique hotel in downtown Asheville, recently sold for more than $9 million, and more.

by December 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Fed Cup women’s tennis coming to Asheville

Also, a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners takes on the manufacturers and distributors of opioids, and more.

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Despite gentrification concerns, Asheville City Council OKs new RAD zoning rules

Despite gentrification concerns, Asheville City Council OKs new RAD zoning rules

Asheville City Council’s decision makes whole house short term rentals in the River Arts District a special condition granted by council.

by November 15, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Approved: 133-unit apartment complex for Asheville River Arts District

Stoneyard Apartments won’t have any housing units deemed “affordable,” but it will have a restaurant, artist studios and 85 spaces for public parking on Lyman Street.

by November 14, 2017 11 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Planning process for Asheville South Slope starts

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Planning process for Asheville South Slope starts

Also, there’s an economic summit Wednesday at the US Cellular Center for contractors in the construction industry, and more.

by November 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

South Asheville sounds off, propelling Kapoor to big City Council win

Broadly speaking, voters were motivated by an anti-incumbent streak and a clear desire to vote against a district election plan for Asheville City Council.

by November 8, 2017 5 comments Opinion
Asheville’s quest to identify short term rental lawbreakers continues

Asheville’s quest to identify short term rental lawbreakers continues

Does the city’s short term rental enforcement arm have a person posting as a renter in an effort to ferret out illegal short term renters, on Asheville City Council member asked.

by October 25, 2017 20 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Asheville City Council approves first boutique hotel in River Arts District

Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler and Councilman Gordon Smith voted against the hotel proposal at 95 Roberts St.

by October 24, 2017 6 comments Asheville News
Vijay Kapoor, campaigning Tuesday in the Montford neighborhood./ photo by Jason Sandford

Incumbent Bothwell ousted in Asheville City Council primary; Kapoor tops field

The candidates now look ahead to the the Nov. 7 general election.

by October 10, 2017 5 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area could see wind, rain from Hurricane Nate early next week

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville area could see wind, rain from Hurricane Nate early next week

Also, a rally against judicial gerrymandering in North Carolina is set for Monday in Pack Square Park, and more.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
With short term rentals thriving, Asheville City Council moves closer to clampdown

With short term rentals thriving, Asheville City Council moves closer to clampdown

City Council members expressed interest in an array of tougher measures governing short term rentals in Asheville.

by October 4, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The issue of short term rentals continues to boil around town.

by September 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome in Asheville Sept. 30

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Activist Bree Newsome in Asheville Sept. 30

Also, Brewgrass is Saturday, the Asheville Outdoor Show Sunday, and more.

by September 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
145 Biltmore Ave.

New condo building for short-term rentals planned in downtown Asheville

It’s not a hotel, and it’s not exactly just condos.

by September 8, 2017 11 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville P&Z votes down RAD short-term rental ban

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville P&Z votes down RAD short-term rental ban

Also, there’s a new exhibit called “Wicked Plants” coming to the N.C. Arboretum, and more.

by September 7, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Savage Race considers Asheville for obstacle course event

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Savage Race considers Asheville for obstacle course event

Also, Bryson City is set to vote on whether to allow alcohol sales beginning at 10 a.m. on Sundays, and more.

by September 5, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Some Asheville hoteliers on edge as Airbnb racks up big Buncombe sales

Some Asheville hoteliers on edge as Airbnb racks up big Buncombe sales

It’s time for the increased regulation of Airbnb rentals in Asheville, the hoteliers said Wednesday at a Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meeting.

by August 31, 2017 13 comments Asheville News
Report: Asheville Airbnb rentals disrupting dynamics of Buncombe County tourism industry

Report: Asheville Airbnb rentals disrupting dynamics of Buncombe County tourism industry

The demand for Airbnb rentals in Buncombe County grew 105 percent and is showing not signs of slowing.

by August 31, 2017 3 comments Asheville News
Asheville City Council supports protections for Craggy/Big Ivy forestland

Asheville City Council supports protections for Craggy/Big Ivy forestland

Asheville City Council also heard an update about the long-awaited I-26 Connector project, and more.

by August 23, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Tunnel Road extended-stay hotel approved by Asheville City Council

Tunnel Road extended-stay hotel approved by Asheville City Council

The hotel will have a small dog park and green roof, with rooms renting for about $80 a night.

by August 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

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