Monthly Archives: September 2017

Investors Repurpose, Revitalize Former Industrial Centers

Date posted: September 29, 2017

"...tech-related companies that want access to talent streaming out of these universities is part of the puzzle..."

RIDC President, Donald Smith, recently appeared in a Real Estate Finance and Investment article--discussing the mission and work of RIDC, while touching upon the industries that are helping revive the rust belt. Click below to read the article in full. Click Read more

From Rust to Robust: Revamping Industrial Sites for Community Benefit

Date posted: September 20, 2017

RIDC President, Don Smith, talks Redevelopment in Commercial Property Executive

"Our experience with the Lawrenceville Technology Center is a case in point. RIDC took ownership of Heppenstall Steel’s former 14-acre industrial site in 2002, which was also later occupied in part by a chocolate manufacturer. According to Pittsburgh Magazine, the urban community where the property resides was...
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HEBI Robotics Signs with RIDC

Date posted: September 14, 2017

HEBI Robotics signs as new tenant in RIDC's Chocolate Factory

PITTSBURGH, PA -- The Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that HEBI Robotics has signed a five-year lease at the Lawrenceville Technology Center (LTC) supporting RIDC'S ongoing mission to drive regional economic growth and its vision of creating an urban technology park. HEBI...
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