Community & Economic Development

The Community and Economic Development Department promotes the City’s community and economic development policies through linked and collaborative initiatives that leverage resources, enhance economic opportunity for all while improving social conditions, to create a vibrant, robust, and sustainable Asheville economy




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Location:  5th Floor City Hall, 70 Court Plaza
Sam Powers, Director 
Department Telephone: 828-232-4505