Our History

Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation (EMSDC) is a Non-Profit organization which serves the Asheville Buncombe community in property development, economic development and access to human services and was founded in 1994 under the leadership of Dr. John H. Grant and the auspice of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Mission

Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation mission is to develop people, property, and business and envision economic and social justice for all.

Our Vision

Guided by our mission Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation vision is to bring the opportunity for economic and social independence to the low-to-moderate income community. We focus on property development, economic business and workforce development.

Core Values

Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation envisions a sustainable, just and promising community where minorities and under-served populations are elevated from poverty by means of:

  • Opportunity
  • Economic and Social Independence
  • Empowerment
  • Self-Sufficiency
  • Asset and Wealth Building
  • Education
  • Awareness

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