Before a small crowd of downtown residents, business owners and city officials, developer Tony Fraga laid out preliminary plans for a 14-story Cambria Suites hotel on Battery and Page Avenues this evening. Photo by Carrie Eidson.
Local developer Tony Fraga wants to build a $28 million hotel downtown at the intersection of Battery Park and Page Avenues. He’ll present more about his plans at an Oct. 30 neighborhood meeting. (File photo by Jonathan Welch)
The Sunlight Foundation recently released extensive data on “the political 1 percent of the 1 percent,” the 31,385 people responsible for over a quarter of political donations nationwide during the 2012 elections. Fifteen of them are in the Asheville metro area, including developers, retirees, a minister and a well-known local philanthropist.
On the agenda for Asheville City Council’s Tuesday, Feb. 23, meeting are a financial report that brings grim tidings and the beginning steps to a series of annexations near Airport Road.
Developer Tony Fraga has decided to abandon his massive Haywood Park proposal for downtown Asheville, which included a pair of 20-plus-story high-rises. Attorney Lou Bissette delivered the news to the Asheville City Council during its Nov. 11 meeting. Walking away: Developer Tony Fraga sent word to Asheville City Council that he was withdrawing his proposed […]
Developer Tony Fraga plans to ask Asheville City Council for a one-year continuance for a proposed hotel and condominium complex at the Battery Park/Haywood Street section of downtown.
Don’t panic—gas is on the way, officials say City supports CTS petition No agreement on graffiti cleanup strategy The proposed Haywood Park development was the main event in an already loaded agenda for the Asheville City Council’s Sept. 23 formal session, but questions and rumors about the area’s uncertain gas situation prompted Mayor Terry Bellamy […]
Asheville City Council’s Sept. 23 meeting.
The Haywood Park project is big: On that, everyone agrees. Developer Tony Fraga‘s proposed megaproject would fill up much of the block between Page Avenue and Haywood Street in downtown Asheville, including a 100-unit, high-rise condominium tower; a 200-room, 23-story hotel; 42,000 square feet of office space; 80,000 square feet of retail space; and 506 […]
These plans for the Haywood Park development — to include a hotel, condominiums, retail space and a parking deck — show the downtown area included in the plans, as well as renderings and aerial views of what the final project would look like. Click here to download a PDF of the documents.
Asheville developer Antonio O. “Tony” Fraga had already shared his audacious vision with neighbors and tenants of the Haywood Park property he’s looking to redevelop. Last week he unveiled it for the media as a prelude to launching the laborious process of gaining the necessary city approvals. Can he build it?: Yes, he can, says […]
When development is proposed downtown, Asheville’s Downtown Commission gets first crack at it before developers seek approval from the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council. Upcoming meetings will include review of a massive new downtown redevelopment of Haywood Park proposed by developer Tony Fraga.
With The Ellington’s 23-story profile primed to redefine the Asheville skyline, now comes word that another downtown developer also has his eye on the sky. The owner of a 2-acre property consisting of the Haywood Park complex and adjacent parcels hopes to redevelop the site and add two 20+ story towers, according to those who’ve […]
Tony Fraga, developer of Main Street at Biltmore Lake, has purchased the Haywood Park Hotel, the Starnes Building, the Haywood Atrium and the associated parking deck from Joe Kimmel for $18.5 million. Fraga said that the Haywood Park properties would be the geographic and figurative centerpiece of his development efforts in Asheville.