Asheville 5x5 Campaign

What is Asheville 5x5?

The Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County in Asheville, North Carolina has a five-year strategic plan in place that, with the promotion of its five distinct target clusters, will generate 5,000 new jobs in the Asheville area. The AVL 5x5 Campaign provides strong focus on the growth of the Asheville business community through supporting relocation as well as existing business retention and expansion.  This program is comprised of both public and private sector investment in the development of the local economy, promoting economic development North Carolina.

Economic Development is committed to supporting the relocation and development of companies to the area.

 

Asheville 5x5 in the News

"Asheville has good year in economic recruitment"
Asheville Citizen-Times  |  June 19, 2014

"Local economic forecast looks bright"
Mountain Xpress  |  June 19, 2014

"Can Asheville capitalize on climate change?"
Asheville Citizen-Times  |  May 17, 2014

"Chamber's job push hits mark early"
Asheville Citizen-Times  |  March 12, 2014

"Asheville 5x5 tops ambitious employment goal"
Asheville Citizen-Times  |  March 10, 2014

"Asheville Area Chamber goal: create 5,000 jobs in five years"
Asheville Citizen-Times  |  August 13, 2011

 

Asheville 5x5 Press Releases

Public Phase of Asheville 5x5 Announced: $1.37 Million Already Secured of $3 Million Goal

 

Download an Investment Commitment Form

 

2014 Metro Economy Outlook Materials

View current data on the jobs outlook and more for the Asheville metro region
 

Thank you to the many local businesses investing in job growth through the Asheville 5x5 Campaign!

Mission Health
Buncombe County
City of Asheville
AVL Technologies, Inc.
New Belgium Brewing Company
Biltmore Farms
McKibbon Hotel Management, Inc.
Wells Fargo
The Omni Grove Park Inn
Asheville Merchants Corporation
Asheville Savings Bank, SSB
First Citizens Bank
Johnson, Price, & Sprinkle, PA
The Van Winkle Law Firm
1900 Inn on Montford
A-B Tech Community College
Asheville Citizen-Times Publishing Co.
Avista Business Development Co.
BB&T
Bankers Insurance
Beverly-Hanks & Associates
Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
Blue Ridge Bone & Joint
Blue Ridge X-Ray Company
Boys, Arnold & Company
Buncombe County
CarePartners Health Services
Carolina Alliance Bank
Carolina Tractor
Cintas
Coldwell Banker King McKinney
Constangy, Brooks and Smith, LLP
David Gantt Law Office
Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP
Duke Energy Progress
ECS Carolinas, LLP
Ferguson
FIRC Group, Inc.
First Bank
FLS Energy
Friday Staffing Services
Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority
Grove Stone & Sand
Hampton Inns of Asheville
Highland Brewing Company
Hilliard Lyons
HomeTrust Bank
Hotel Indigo
Insurance Service of Asheville, Inc.
Integritive, Inc.
io design & illustration, inc.
Dr. Edward and Jane Isbey, III
The Janirve Foundation
MB Haynes Corp.
McGuire, Wood & Bissette, PA
Moog Music, Inc.   
Parsec Financial
Pearsall Operating Company
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company
Plasticard-Locktech International LLP
PSNC Energy
Republic Services
Roberts & Stevens, PA
Silver-Line Plastics Co.
Skyland Distributing Company
Strategic Workplace Solutions
SunTrust Bank
TD Bank
Tennoca Construction Company
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Tops for Shoes
The Buyer’s Agent
UNC Asheville
Webb Investment Services
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Webb Insurance
Wicked Weed Brewing

 

Download the Campaign Brochure

Contacts

Kit Cramer, President & CEO
Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
(828) 258-6123
kcramer@ashevillechamber.org

 

Ben Teague, Executive Director
Economic Development Coalition for Asheville - Buncombe County
(828) 258-6130
bteague@ashevillechamber.org
 

Campaign Co-Chairs

Jack Cecil, President
Biltmore Farms
(828) 274-1800
jcecil@biltmorefarms.com

 

Suzanne DeFerie, President & CEO
Asheville Savings Bank
(828) 250-8419
sdeferie@ashevillesavingsbank.com

 

Oscar Wong, Owner
Highland Brewing Company
(828) 299-3370
oscar@highlandbrewing.com