Dateline ASHEVILLE- Local Opportunities, Happenings, and Things to Consider
(Taken during a real estate closing from high atop a downtown historic building)
ASHEVILLE – Business and Enterprise
GE Aviation has a backlog of $161 billion in orders for jet engine parts made from revolutionary ceramic matrix composites-so it’s a good thing that construction is nearly complete on its new Asheville plant in the Sweeten Creek Industrial Park.
“GE Aviation plans to hold a grand opening for the new plant in October. As more CMC parts are developed for jets, production will expand in coming years at the Asheville plant. While the company has conservatively committed to 52 new jobs for Asheville, more production will likely require even more workers. “With the backlog we have and as the technology builds, it’s only going to be a matter of time before we outgrow even this building,” said Kelly Walsh, a corporate spokeswoman for GE Aviation.
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ASHEVILLE – A design review for a 132-room hotel planned for the BB&T parking garage site at College and Broadway in Asheville will soon be underway. The hotel will go up where BB&T’s parking garage is now and will eventually revamp the BB&T itself inside and out.
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ASHEVILLE – Be on the lookout for The “Asheville French Quarter,” and a group of restaurants around a central, shady patio- “ a place where diners can wander from restaurant to restaurant and gather in the courtyard- because the Bouchon team is due to open new Asheville restaurants. “The space is perfect for it,” he said. The event space, Rendezvous, will have a balcony overlooking that courtyard, where Lafayette is likely to host crawfish boils when it opens, said Baudouin.
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Opportunity and growth are expected here in Asheville.
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