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Increase Total Employment In Region's Targeted Industries

Focus Area: Vibrant Economy

Economic Development

Department

Goal: Increase small business and “startup” jobs

Goal Description: Increased small business and startup jobs provide opportunities for residents to become entrepreneurs and represent the foundation of the local economy

Reporting Frequency: Bi-Annual Reporting Period: Q4 & Q2

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Actuals & Targets


Goal: Increase total employment in targeted advanced manufacturing jobs

Goal Description: Increased Advanced Manufacturing jobs will support diversification of the workforce and provide economic growth ladders for residents that do not require post-secondary education.

Reporting Frequency: Bi-Annual Reporting Period: Q4 & Q2

Most Recent Results

Actuals & Targets


Goal: Increase total employment in targeted Professional Office and Information Technology jobs

Goal Description: Increased Professional Office and Information Technology jobs will diversify the local economy which is primarily Medical, Hospitality and Manufacturing related. These jobs require different skillsets, level of education, and provide additional opportunities for residents.

Reporting Frequency: Bi-Annual Reporting Period: Q4 & Q2

Most Recent Results

Actuals & Targets

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Contact

Rafael Baptista
Director

Strategy & Innovation Department
200 College Street
Asheville, NC 28801

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Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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