ecodevelopment: Asheville Eco-Drama: How Would You Create an Eco- Village on 52 acres? - 02/18/08 04:41 AM

My last two blogs were about a seller of 52 acreshere in the Asheville real estate trying to sustainably develop his property without having to sell to a buyer who wants to do a traditional development of singe family homes with 4 homes on an acre lot. Bill, the owner has created several different options of how the land might be used as a green development, but as I indicated my boss Janeanne and I did present him with one other option and that was to create an Eco-Village or Conservation Subdivision on his property. Bill has studied these type of development concepts … (13 comments)

ecodevelopment: Asheville Eco Drama Part I - 02/12/08 07:17 AM

It all started out innocently enough. I had some clients that were looking to build  a green conservation development that would also be very dog friendly. These buyers were interested in obtaining a piece of property of at least 20+ acres fairly close to downtown Asheville owned by a seller willing to do some owner financing.  
I found a very nice 29+ acres in the town of Weaverville located only 15 minutes from downtown that bordered an existing 52 acre, 50 lot green subdivision, meaning all homes there would be built to Healthy Built Home standards( not crazy about the density … (3 comments)


Bill Westel


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