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New Island Studios Movie Production Complex Supports Southwest Pennsylvania’s Growing Filmmaking Industry

New Island Studios Movie Production Complex Supports Southwest Pennsylvania’s Growing Filmmaking Industry

The region’s film production industry is getting a big boost with the construction of a new multi-stage complex on a five-acre property at the former Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad brownfield in McKees Rocks.…

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State Approves $10M Subsidy Package for Pittsburgh’s Almono-Hazelwood Brownfield

State Approves $10M Subsidy Package for Pittsburgh’s Almono-Hazelwood Brownfield

By Adriana Pop, Associate Editor Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has announced $10 million in state funding to help support the approximately $1 billion redevelopment of the former LTV Steel site along the Monongahela River in Hazelwood. The subsidies, which include a $5 million Economic Growth Initiative grant and a $5…

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Alco Parking Owner Plans New Office Complex on Pittsburgh’s North Shore; Highwoods Properties, Soffer Organization Unveil Major SouthSide Works Office Project

Alco Parking Owner Plans New Office Complex on Pittsburgh’s North Shore; Highwoods Properties, Soffer Organization Unveil Major SouthSide Works Office Project

Alco Parking president Merrill Stabile is planning a major office development and parking garage on the land he owns behind PNC Park on the city’s North Shore.…

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October Development’s $20M Hotel and Apartment Project in Pittsburgh Receives $3M Economic Growth Initiative Grant

October Development’s $20M Hotel and Apartment Project in Pittsburgh Receives $3M Economic Growth Initiative Grant

A $20 million redevelopment project centered around the renovation of the former ARC House building on Pittsburgh’s North Side will bring a new 120-key Comfort Inn by Choice hotel, a 300-space parking garage and a 36-unit apartment building.…

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Local Civic Groups Trigger Eleventh-Hour Deal to Save Pittsburgh’s August Wilson Center for African American Culture

Local Civic Groups Trigger Eleventh-Hour Deal to Save Pittsburgh’s August Wilson Center for African American Culture

Just as a trial was getting under way in the protracted dispute over the future of the debt-ridden August Wilson Center for African American Culture in downtown Pittsburgh, a soon-to-be-formed nonprofit foundation reached a multi-party settlement to buy the property for $8.49 million.…

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Plans Move Forward for Ambling University’s Major Apartment Community in Pittsburgh; A.R. Building to Begin Construction on 120-Unit Multifamily Project in Baldwin

Plans Move Forward for Ambling University’s Major Apartment Community in Pittsburgh; A.R. Building to Begin Construction on 120-Unit Multifamily Project in Baldwin

One of the largest new apartment developments by the number of units in the history of Pittsburgh’s Oakland district will soon rise on the former Allegheny County Health Department property.…

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Pittsburgh URA Selects McCaffery and Rubino to Redevelop Landmark Strip District Property; Drury Plans New Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh URA Selects McCaffery and Rubino to Redevelop Landmark Strip District Property; Drury Plans New Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh

The city’s Urban Redevelopment Authority has approved a new plan for the revitalization of the Pennsylvania Railroad Fruit Auction & Sales terminal building in the Strip District.…

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Penguins, Local Officials Reach Major Redevelopment Deal for Ex-Civic Arena Site

Penguins, Local Officials Reach Major Redevelopment Deal for Ex-Civic Arena Site

The Pittsburgh Penguins hockey club has reached an agreement with the City to redevelop the 28-acre site of the now-demolished Civic Arena, the team’s former home in the Hill District.…

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North Shore Place II in Pittsburgh Signs First Office Tenant; Buncher No Longer Involved in Redeveloping Strip District’s Produce Terminal

North Shore Place II in Pittsburgh Signs First Office Tenant; Buncher No Longer Involved in Redeveloping Strip District’s Produce Terminal

North Shore Place II, which is part of the new 120,000-square-foot mixed-use development between PNC Park and Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, has signed its first office tenant.…

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Major Multifamily Projects in Pittsburgh Receive $90M Financing through Huntington Bank

Major Multifamily Projects in Pittsburgh Receive $90M Financing through Huntington Bank

As part of a public-private neighborhood revitalization effort, two major mixed-use apartment developments in Pittsburgh have received a total of $90 million in loans through Huntington Bank’s commercial real estate division.…

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Officials Unveil Major Brownfield Redevelopment Project at Pittsburgh International Airport

Officials Unveil Major Brownfield Redevelopment Project at Pittsburgh International Airport

A public private partnership involving Pennsylvania, Allegheny County and the Allegheny County Airport Authority is planning the construction of an international trade center complex right next to Pittsburgh International Airport.…

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Oxford Development Plans 20-Story Office Tower in Downtown Pittsburgh

Oxford Development Plans 20-Story Office Tower in Downtown Pittsburgh

Oxford Development Co. is planning the construction of a new office high-rise in downtown Pittsburgh.…

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