Learn About RIDC


RIDC has been involved in numerous projects throughout the region that have advanced the public interest. Here, RIDC's efforts to assist in the redevelopment of the former J&L Steel site into the Pittsburgh Technology Center.

The mission of the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania is to catalyze and support economic growth and high quality job creation through real estate development and finance of projects that advance the public interest.

Through public, private and institutional partnerships, RIDC develops real estate to ensure the region can capture emerging and existing growth opportunities across diverse industry sectors.

RIDC has developed industrial and business parks on greenfield and brownfield sites and currently has 11 parks. Today, RIDC owns over 2,800 acres of land in various industrial parks and manages over 50 buildings. There are nearly 6,000 jobs in RIDC’s tenant facilities. RIDC is also the administrator of the Foreign-Trade Zone #33.  Please explore the site to learn more about our services, impact in the region, and current projects.