Latest RIDC News

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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Improvements continue at Westmoreland

Date posted: August 30, 2017

Roofing replacement project continues as new construction prepares RIDC Westmoreland for Siemens

The Westmoreland roofing project continues to make headway as an anticipated 65% of the total roof will be replaced by September 30, 2017.  1,306,387 SF of 1,999,106 SF total roof will have been restored since RIDC took over the project in March 2012. Read more

Year in Review 2016

Date posted: August 4, 2017

Annual Report 2016

RIDC had an exciting 2016 year.  Work started on the now almost completed Tech Forge on 47th building in Lawrenceville, RIDC acquired 12.5 acres at the Almono development to convert the Mill 19 building from a 140,000 square foot building into a 240,000 square...
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