Gaston College Fiber Innovation Center

The City of Belmont has received a sketch plan application for parcel ID#186486 to develop a +/-38,000 sq ft one-story facility designed to bring raw materials in and produce finished fabrics and textiles, to be known as the Fiber Innovation Center.

The project Owner is Gaston College (Trustees), and the NC State Construction Office will oversee the administration of this project’s design and construction along with Gaston County and the City of Belmont.

The vision of the facility is to house research and development, fabrication, sampling, and manufacturing spaces. The intended use is predominantly factory space with a Mezzanine and some Offices and Administrative functions.

Project Status:

  • Sketch Plan Application Filed √ 
  • Community Meeting- to be scheduled
  • Conditional Zoning Application
  • 2nd Community Meeting
  • Planning Board Meeting
  • City Council Meeting




Tiffany Faro
Senior Planner

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