Post Tagged with: "Asheville Downtown Commission"

Downtown Commission wants a say in naming rights for Asheville civic center

Downtown Commission wants a say in naming rights for Asheville civic center

The naming rights issue is controversial, with competing bids from U.S. Cellular and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino.

by May 22, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
The new Family Lodge hotel building approved for Biltmore Avenue is shown here at center between the Wild Wing Cafe restaurant at left and a new luxury condominium building, which is currently under construction, at right.

A divided Asheville City Council approves 56-room hotel in downtown

During the public comment portion of Tuesday night’s meeting, no member of the public spoke against the project.

by March 26, 2019 6 comments Asheville News
The Asheville Downtown Census seeks info on local businesses, economy

The Asheville Downtown Census seeks info on local businesses, economy

Take the survey here.

by February 1, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former head of Asheville Brewers Alliance charged with embezzlement

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former head of Asheville Brewers Alliance charged with embezzlement

Also, Nightbell restaurant served its last meals on Sunday night, and more.

by January 28, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
The historic Flatiron Building in Asheville was built in 1927./ photo by Jason Sandford

Proposal to turn Asheville Flatiron Building into hotel set for next review

The Asheville Technical Review Committee hearing is the project’s next step in the bureaucratic quest for approval.

by December 18, 2018 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville Downtown Commission votes against Biltmore Ave hotel project

Asheville Downtown Commission votes against Biltmore Ave hotel project

The hotel proposal moves on the Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission for review.

by October 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
The historic Flatiron Building in Asheville was built in 1927./ photo by Jason Sandford

Developer wants to buy historic Flatiron Building in Asheville, make it into hotel

The plans are in the earliest stages, but moving ahead.

by September 17, 2018 16 comments Asheville News
Pack Square, Asheville, 2018.

Firefighters could begin patrolling Asheville streets to address public safety concerns

The pilot program integrates the roles of ambassador, public safety official, medical responder and law enforcement liaison, according to the proposal.

by July 10, 2018 3 comments Asheville News
New 10-story condo structure, the Parisian Residences, proposed for downtown Asheville

New 10-story condo structure, the Parisian Residences, proposed for downtown Asheville

The new “condotel” is proposed for the corner of Buncombe and Aston streets just off Coxe Avenue.

by June 23, 2018 13 comments Asheville News
Status update: Construction of I-26 Connector in Asheville

Status update: Construction of I-26 Connector in Asheville

The road project, which will cost about of three quarters of a billion dollars, is set to start right-of-way acquisition in 2019.

by February 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville to see new Market Street condos

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Downtown Asheville to see new Market Street condos

Updates on the proposed Parisian Hotel, downtown busking and parking, and more.

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Cascade Lounge has reopened

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Cascade Lounge has reopened

Also, local musician Matt Townsend has a great show coming up at The Mothlight in West Asheville, and more.

by January 11, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
This building at 45 S. French Broad Ave. just west of Asheville's central business district has come alive with new business activity since owners Charlie and Troy Ball and their children bought it three years ago. Now there's a plan to build up and add three more stories to the structure. /photo by Jason Sandford

Three-story addition to downtown Asheville building gets initial OK

Building owner Charlie Ball and his family want to build up so they’ll have more space for small business start-ups. And condos, too.

by November 10, 2017 8 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

Duke Energy edges closer to gas-insulated substation in downtown Asheville

Duke Energy’s plans aren’t yet finalized, the chairman of the Asheville Downtown Commission said Friday, but they’re close.

by September 8, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Downtown Asheville location for Duke Energy substation all but done deal

Downtown Asheville location for Duke Energy substation all but done deal

Duke Energy could have site plans for the new substation at the corner of Patton and Clingman avenues in about two months.

by July 17, 2017 3 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New bar, 27 Club, coming to Patton Ave

Also, WLOS has hired a new sports reporter to replace Luke Notestine, and more.

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Parking costs in downtown Asheville likely to increase

Parking costs in downtown Asheville likely to increase

City officials are looking at ways to raise money to increase the life of existing parking decks and possibly add onto them.

by February 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
The AC Hotel, under construction at the corner of College and Broadway in downtown Asheville, is one of a wave of new hotels under construction in downtown./ photo by Jason Sandford

Asheville Downtown Commission: Changes to development rules would unduly politicize process

Members of the Asheville Downtown Commission said last week that standards for development should be clearly expressed.

by February 13, 2017 5 comments Asheville News, feature
APPROVED: ‘Disney-esque’ Parisian Hotel passes muster at Asheville P&Z

APPROVED: ‘Disney-esque’ Parisian Hotel passes muster at Asheville P&Z

After reviewing The Parisian hotel’s design, one commissioner asked, “What’s next, a pyramid?” Still, the project was approved on a 6-1 vote.

by February 2, 2017 10 comments Asheville News, feature
Parisian hotel proposal for downtown Asheville set for next review

Parisian hotel proposal for downtown Asheville set for next review

The Asheville Planning & Zoning Commission review comes after the Asheville Downtown Commission rejected the hotel proposal.

by January 26, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
‘Cheesy’ hotel proposal gets thumbs down from Asheville Downtown Commission

‘Cheesy’ hotel proposal gets thumbs down from Asheville Downtown Commission

The Asheville Downtown Commission rejected a downtown hotel design last week, with one member calling the design “cheesy” and another expressing reservations about the intentions of developers. On a 5-4 vote, the city advisory board dismissed plans for The Parisian hotel proposed by MRK Property Development and presented to the commission by Asheville architect Peter Alberice. The vote may not significantly alter[Read More…]

by January 16, 2017 9 comments Asheville News, feature
The area shaded in gray is the part of the Asheville Art Museum that is set to be demolished.

Demolition of downtown Asheville Art Museum set to begin

Plans for new construction on the museum project must still meet city approval.

by January 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Updated: Asheville City Council delays Embassy Suites hotel vote

Two city advisory boards have split on their approval of the downtown hotel project.

by January 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville News, feature