Monthly Archives: March 2014

Construction of WCCC’s Advanced Tech Center progresses

Date posted: March 28, 2014

The Advanced Technology Center will open for programs in the Fall
Westmoreland County Community College officials celebrated the ground breaking of the "Advanced Technology Center" in July of 2013 and construction has progressed through the winter. The Center will occupy about 73,000 sq ft of the RIDC Westmoreland building, which is the 2.8 million sq ft...
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Leaders gather at Almono

Date posted: March 25, 2014

Almono on showcase as a major regional development
Mayor Peduto brought a group of regional leaders onto the Almono site during a tour of major City developments as part of a summit of the Brookings Institution at Carnegie Mellon University on Monday, March 24. The summit brought together national experts and local leaders to develop an...
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Duquesne Light progresses on building in McKeesport

Date posted: March 11, 2014

Duquesne Light, who purchased a parcel from RIDC last summer, is making great progress on their new building in the Industrial Center of McKeesport. Crews were out in full force for one of the first nice days of weather. The building, which is on a 4.6-acre parcel of land, will be used as an electric utility service center.

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Don Smith speaks at VisionPittsburgh

Date posted: March 7, 2014

Don's message acknowledged the great progress that Pittsburgh has made, but focused on the challenges we need to face as a region in order for our growth to be self-sustaining.
  RIDC President was the featured speaker at an event hosted by the Pittsburgh Business Times called "Vision Pittsburgh," which was attended by 180 people.¬†Young people are...
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