5x5 Investors (Testimonials Top)

 “Strategically planned growth that supports our region’s vitality is imperative.  The EDC is a leader in promoting growth in key industry sectors, which in turn leads to jobs, economic strength and sustainability of our vibrant area. 

Lew Bleiweis, A.A.E.
Executive Director, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority

“The concerted effort of Buncombe County officials and EDC staff helped our Asheville plant compete against locations in eleven other states to attract GE’s revolutionary aviation technology. Thanks to AVL 5x5, GE Aviation made a multi-generational investment here, providing our community great jobs for the next fifty plus years.”

Michael Meguiar
Asheville Plant Manager at GE Aviation