Asheville development: 600 apartments, mixed-use facility proposed

ASHEVILLE — A Wilmington-based development team plans to build a sprawling mixed-use apartment complex on Asheville’s South Slope it says is designed to cut into the city’s rental housing deficit. Much of the concept proposed by apartment developer Tribute Companies calls for construction of about 550 apartments with commercial storefronts, office space and a 1,000-space parking deck on a 4.5 acre site bordering Asheland and Coxe avenues. It also involves…