Economic development in Black Mountain and the surrounding area is very important to our local economy. Therefore, this page was created to inform you about opportunities coming into the area. Please check this page regularly to stay informed on the latest developments.


Avadim Technologies Announces 550 New Jobs in Buncombe County’s Single Largest Job Expansion

In December 2017 the Town of Black Mountain, in conjunction with Buncombe County and Metropolitan Sewerage District of Buncombe County has received a grant from the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration in the amount of $827,580 for water and wastewater infrastructure to prepare a site in Black Mountain Commerce Park to enable the expansion of Avadim Technologies, Inc. The total project cost is $1.6 million dollars which includes additional contributions from the Golden Leaf Foundation.

Click here to see the Town of Black Mountain Resolution regarding Avadim Technologies


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Town of Black Mountain, in conjunction with Buncombe County and Metropolitan Sewerage District of Buncombe County has received a grant from the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration in the amount of $827,580 for water and wastewater infrastructure to prepare a site in Black Mountain Commerce Park to enable the expansion of Avadim Technologies, Inc. The total project cost is $1.6 million dollars which includes additional contributions from the Golden Leaf Foundation. This project will bring 551 jobs to the area.


The Town of Black Mountain has been awarded an economic development grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission in the amount of $23,500 for the Black Mountain Downtown Streetscape Improvement Project. This is a matching grant with a total project cost of $46,500. This project was selected as a model for streetscape improvements in the region and serves to promote economic development by improving street amenities and walkability of the downtown area. The project is underway with the installation of new street benches, planters, and trees completed. We would like to thank all the stakeholders who have worked hard to make this project happen.