TPDF Funded Projects

Projects funded by occupancy tax collected by the Buncombe County lodging industry:

Project Award Year of Award
The John B. Lewis Soccer Complex at Azalea Park $400,000
$400,000
$500,000
2002
2004
2009
Grove Arcade $500,000 2002
The Bonsai Garden at the North Carolina Arboretum $750,000 2003
Asheville Visitor Center $750,000 2003
Western North Carolina Veterans’ Memorial at Pack Square Park $67,000 2007
Buncombe County Civil War Trails $16,500 2007
Asheville Area Wayfinding Program
Phase II
$1,650,000

$150,000

2007
2010
Pack Square Park

Pack Square Park Pavilion

$500,000

$1,500,000

$500,000

2004

2007

2009

Asheville Art Museum $1,000,000

$500,000

2007

2009

The Orange Peel $250,000 loan guaranty and a
$50,000 grant
2009
City of Asheville – ExploreAsheville.com Arena at the U.S. Cellular Center $2,000,000

$1,375,000

$800,000

2010

2012

2013

Smoky Mountain Adventure Center $100,000 2010
Montford Park Players $125,000 2012
Navitat Canopy Adventures $500,000 2012
University of North Carolina at Asheville Foundation $500,000 2013
Asheville Downtown Association – Pack Square Park Canopy $50,000 2013
Highland Brewing Company $850,000 2014
The Collider $150,000
$150,000
2014
2015
RiverLink – Pearson Bridge River Access $25,000 2014
Enka Center Ballfields $2,000,000 2014
City of Asheville – Riverfront Destination Development $1,800,000 2014
City of Asheville – Riverfront Destination Development 2.0 $1,700,000 2015
ABYSA – JBL Soccer Complex $1,100,000 2015
Asheville Museum of Science (formerly Colburn Earth Science Museum) $400,000 2015
Friends of the WNC Nature Center $313,000 2015
Asheville Community Theatre $1,000,000 2016
City of Asheville – U.S. Cellular Center $1,500,000 2016
Montreat College $350,000 2016
WNC Farmers Market $380,000 2016
The Wortham Center $700,000 2016
Woodfin Greenway & Blueway $2,250,000 2017
City of Asheville – Riverfront/RADTIP $4,600,000 2017
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center $200,000 2017
Buncombe County – Enka Recreation Destination $6,000,000 2018
Center for Craft $975,000 2018
YMI Cultural Center $800,000 2018
LEAF Global Arts Center $705,000 2018
North Carolina Arboretum $905,000 2018
African-American Heritage Museum at Stephens-Lee Community Center $100,000 2018
TOTAL – 39 Projects $44 Million