5x5 Impact (Highlight)

From July 2010-2015, 33 companies announced $1 Billion in capital investment, averaging $200 Million per year, compared to $37 Million per year prior to implementing AVL 5x5. These companies will add a total of 6,385 new jobs – direct, indirect and induced – to the Buncombe County and Asheville economy. The 2,860 direct jobs created by relocated and expanded companies have an average earnings per job of $44,672, which is above the county's average salaries in the Asheville NC area. The combined total economic output of AVL 5x5 in Buncombe County in 2010-2015 was $2 Billion!