National Park Service, Koru Village enter 10-year lease agreement for Avon Fishing Pier
Published 5:10 pm Saturday, July 2, 2022
Cape Hatteras National Seashore announced that the National Park Service has signed a 10-year lease with Koru Village, Inc. to provide for the continued maintenance of CHNS’s Avon Fishing Pier, located in Avon.
According to a CHNS press release, the National Park Service received multiple proposals in response to a request for proposals (RFP) to lease the Avon Fishing Pier and selected Koru Village, Inc. as the best responsive proposal in accordance with the selection criteria published in the RFP.
Koru Village, Inc. may use the Avon Fishing Pier for the following purposes regarding operation of an ocean fishing pier and provision of associated goods and services:
- Sale of passes for fishing and sightseeing;
- Sale of retail and convenience items;
- Sale of food and beverage items (non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages) to include restaurant and bar services; and
- Special events, such as fishing tournaments
“Entering into a 10-year lease with Koru Village, Inc. is significant because it allows the continued operation of an important visitor attraction at Cape Hatteras National Seashore,” said David Hallac, superintendent of National Parks of Eastern North Carolina. “The day-to-day management and maintenance of the Avon Fishing Pier is in great hands.”