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Another First For Historic Biltmore Village

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – Historic Biltmore Village in Asheville NC will be hosting its first annual Vintage Fall Festival featuring the Bee Happy Market.

The event will be held in the Wells Fargo parking lot at 11 Kitchen Place from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.  Starting at 2:00, all of the restaurants with outdoor seating will be featuring live entertainment.  Participating retail merchants will host special sales and a look at the newest fall fashions throughout the Village.

Historic Biltmore Village is excited to be working with Emily Growden, owner of Bee Happy Wares & Whimsies, to host a premier open air artisan, vintage, antique, and collectibles market. It’s no secret that these types of markets are being held all over the country and are in very high demand, gaining momentum with the help of shows like HGTV’s Junk Gypsies.  “Whether it be a result of enduring a recessed economy or simply a love for all things nostalgic, we have embraced the continuing demand of giving old pieces new life,” explains Emily.  “There are so many local artisans with a passion and gift for refurbishing and repurposing, and yet no specific venue in Asheville to come together in one event of this nature.”

Historic Biltmore Village plans to grow this vintage market from year to year, likely becoming a juried event.  If you would like any additional information regarding the Bee Happy Market, please contact Emily Growden at [email protected]

Biltmore Village Beer, Bites, and Bands

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – Restaurants and breweries in Historic Biltmore Village have come together to create a new and unique event. Two local breweries and 8 local restaurants have joined together to promote ”Beer, Bites, and Bands” to be held April 4 & 5 from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the two brewery locations.

On both evenings, customers will have the opportunity to sample craft beers from Catawba Brewing Company located at 19 Brook Street and French Broad Brewery located at 101 Fairview Street.  In addition to the beer, food from eight different Biltmore Village restaurants will be provided along with live music.

On Friday night, at both brewery locations, food will be featured by:  Moe’s Original BarBQue, Village Wayside, Corner Kitchen and Fig’s Bistro.

Friday night’s entertainment at French Broad will be Todd Cecil & Black South and

Eleanor Underhill & Friendsat Catawba Brewing Company.

Saturday night’s fare will be provided by The Cantina, Katuah Marketplace, Ruth’s Chris and Rezaz.  Performing at French Broad on Saturday will be Tina and Her Pony, while John Henry’s Jazz Band will be performing at  Catawaba Brewing.

The ticket price of $25 per person, per night includes 3 flights of beer, food, commemorative T-shirt and music at both breweries.  Tickets are limited to 100 for each night.

Tickets will be available at www.eventbrite.com and at the breweries.  For more information, please go to www.historicbiltmorevillage.com.

About Historic Biltmore Village:  Located directly across from the world famous Biltmore Estate, The Historic Biltmore Village is truly one of the south’s most unique touring and shopping environments.  The Village features a collection of independent, regional and national retailers along with the most sought after restaurants and outstanding lodging. It’s the perfect night out for foodies, brews and friends.  It’s a must see site for history buffs and architecture aficionados.  In short, it’s a destination like no other.

Historic Biltmore Village Announces 3 New Businesses

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

ASHEVILLE NC – Catawba Brewing Company’s Tasting Room located at 63 Brook Street, Asheville NC, 28803 held it’s grand opening celebrations Feb. 22. The event, that was open to the public, included the release of a new, commemorative beer, music, and limited edition promotional gear.  The new beer, called Brewtal Double IPA, is the creation of Catawba’s Head Brewer, Kevin Sondey.   Dubbed a “big beer for a big beer city”, Brewtal weighs in at 8.8 percent ABV and showcases the brilliant citrus notes of the Mandarina Bavaria hop variety.  Says Sondey, “I wanted someone to be able to come to Catawba and have something different than what’s available everywhere else.  Brewtal Double IPA was made specifically for our Asheville location’s opening, and exemplifies the wide variety of styles we will continue to make for our home market.”  Catawba’s new location will also allow them to feature entertainment groups.

Katuah Market located at 2 Hendersonville Road celebrated their grand opening on Feb. 22.  Katuah Market is a small store driven by big ideals, providing quality and a personal touch only found in locally owned establishments. Their concept combines offering the best local, natural, and organic foods with the convenience and service of a corner grocery store.  John Swann, one of the owners says, “At our heart, we love food. We believe in real food grown without artificial means and made without chemical additives. We obsessively search for new innovative products but still geek out over our old favorites.”  Katuah is a springboard for local folks ready to bring their new hot sauce; vegan brownie or hand crafted soap to retail because the owners at Katuah believe in a strong local food economy.  Fresh and prepared foods are central at Katuah, with their breakfast, lunch and dinner options and the 120-seat indoor/ outdoor café. In addition to ready-to-eat offerings, Katuah has a butcher shop, produce section and full grocery and wellness offerings, stocking only foods scrutinized and selected with the highest integrity in mind.

POSH, A Boutique Hotel and Private Bar is located just two and a half miles from downtown and just around the corner from the opulent Biltmore Estate at 8 Village Lane.  Here, you’ll find their boutique hotel nestled conveniently in Historic Biltmore Village. The aptly named establishment is housed inside of two historic, picturesque buildings and boasts seven luxurious suites, the smallest of which measures a whopping 2,300 square feet.  The seven distinct, intimately sophisticated suites envelop guests in warmth and serenity with refined details like gas fireplaces, private outdoor spaces, granite countertops and glass showers. You’ll find two bedrooms, two full baths, separate laundry rooms, full kitchens, living and dining areas housed in each unit as well as a private outdoor patio or balcony. The hotel is perfect for a weekend getaway, corporate retreat or special event.  This secluded property balances serenity and privacy with the ease of having Asheville right at your fingertips.

POSH BAR, Biltmore Village’s Haute Hangout

Here you will come to experience their brand new, elegant Posh Bar. Guests will enjoy a sophisticated yet cozy, eclectically designed neighborhood haunt. The Posh Bar features a simple menu of both classic and modern cocktails; artisanal wines and spirits; craft beers, and seasonal beverages, all paired with a signature light fare menu.  General Manager, Elizabeth Woodworth states, “we’re very excited about our new bar and outdoor living and will be holding a number of events including an oyster roast, wine tasting and more”.  Reminiscent of a plush, private club in shades of deep red and rich brown, the hardwood floors, unique décor and beautiful original art pieces make the experience refined and attentive yet comfortable and relaxed.

About Historic Biltmore Village:  Located directly across from the world famous Biltmore Estate, The Historic Biltmore Village is truly one of the south’s most unique touring and shopping environments.  The Village features a collection of independent, regional and national retailers along with the most sought after restaurants and outstanding lodging.

lululemon athletica Coming to Historic Biltmore Village

Monday, August 20th, 2012

ASHEVILLE NC – Local real estate investment firm, Biltmore Property Group (BPG), is pleased to announce the addition of lululemon athletica to Historic Biltmore Village.  The 2,700 square foot store will be located next to Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and White House/Black Market.  Renovations to the historic building on Kitchin Place are being done by local contractor,

Beverly-Grant, Inc. with a grand opening expected in November, 2012.

“We are proud to welcome lululemon athletica to Historic Biltmore Village. Lululemon athletica will be a great addition to the exceptional collection of both local and national retailers, restaurants and hotels that Historic Biltmore Village has to offer.”  said John W. Bell, CEO of Biltmore Property Group.

Alan McGuinn and Bryan Moffitt with ARCA Design are the architects of record. The original building was constructed in 1925 and housed Biltmore Drug Store, for over 45 years. In addition to the interior renovations that will be made to the building, there will be several restorations to the facade including window repair, a new roof, and restoration of the existing copper awning.  On the rear of the building a new elevator and stair tower will be added to the building to service 6,000 square feet of newly remodeled Class A office space on the 2nd floor.  For leasing information, contact Curtis Williams at (828) 450-4253 or [email protected]

About lululemon athletica inc.

lululemon athletica (NASDAQ:LULU; TSX:LLL) is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company that creates components for people to live a long, healthy and fun life. By producing products that help keep people active and stress free, lululemon believes that the world will be a better place. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional designs, lululemon works with yogis and athletes in local communities for continuous research and product feedback. For more information, visit www.lululemon.com.

About Biltmore Property Group, LLC

Based in Asheville, NC, Biltmore Property Group is the management and development arm of Biltmore Property Group Real Estate Trust, a fully-integrated privately held company with offices in Asheville and New Orleans. It has more than 15 properties across several real estate platforms: retail, warehouse, office, mixed-use and multi-family. BPG is one of the most active developers in the Southeast and the largest real estate owner in Historic Biltmore Village (Asheville). Additional information can be found at www.biltmorepropertygroup.com.

About Beverly-Grant, Inc.

Beverly-Grant provides development and construction services in the Southeastern United States and is headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. In business since 1955, Beverly-Grant is the largest general contractor based in Western North Carolina and specializes in medical, commercial, residential and industrial construction. More information at

http://www.beverly-grant.com.

About ARCA Design, PLLC

ARCA Design, PLLC seeks to partner with our clients to bring about innovative and inspired designs through an inclusive process.  ARCA Design is located in Asheville, NC and provides architectural services throughout the Southeast.  For more detail, please visit

www.arca-design.com.