Tag: Waynesville

8 Places in WNC that Prove that Art Should be Accessible to All

There has always been a rich atmosphere of creation throughout Western North Carolina. The Appalachian mountains have a storied history of handmade crafts, ranging from weaving to woodworking, pottery to jewelry. Fine artists have been attracted to the area for more than a century, as well. Innovative artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Josef and Anni Albers,… Read more »

The Swag Country Inn Sits above Everyday Distractions

Heading up Hemphill Road, just outside Maggie Valley, the lush fields and bungalow homes of Jonathan Creek fade in the rearview mirror. I pull up to a large metal gate and soon find myself meandering along a dirt road, pushing ever so carefully toward the top of the 5,000-foot ridge. At the end of the… Read more »

Commercial Real Estate Update: 2015 Recap

Commercial Real Estate In The Asheville (MSA) 2015 was a good year for commercial real estate. As predicted, growth occurred in the hotel and multi-family sectors, and vacancy rates dropped for retail, office, and industrial properties. Sales soared from 2014’s 296 ($378.5M) to 350 transactions ($485.5M). Retail and multi-family properties led the way accounting for… Read more »