First panels are going up.
Progress on Carrie Furnace’s new development continues. The infrastructure required to prepare the site for the construction of its first two tech-flex buildings, including roads, utility work and the first pad, is now in place, as are the footers and foundation for the first building. Work on interior sanitary and mechanical, electrical and plumbing lines […]
Carrie Furnace development moves forward. Infrastructure, roads and pavement are in place for the first two buildings.
TechVibe Radio: RIDC’s Commitment to Transforming Industrial Spaces, Innovation and Sustainable Development
RIDC President Don Smith talks with the Pittsburgh Technology Council‘s TechVibe Radio to detail RIDC’s commitment to transforming industrial spaces into thriving centers for innovation and sustainable development. Smith overviews RIDC’s approach to how revitalizing large, unused properties benefits not only the companies that occupy them, but also the communities in which they are located. […]
Construction is finally underway at the historic Carrie Furnace site.
Things are moving along at Carrie Furnace! Just yesterday we announced engaging PJ Dick as Construction Manager for the first phase of construction – the single-story, 60,000 square foot Phase 1 Tech Flex Building, which is currently being marketed to potential tenants. The project will consist of core and shell construction with flex/office space, mechanical […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, firstname.lastname@example.org, 412-535-5701 RIDC Names PJ Dick Construction Manager for First Phase of Carrie Furnace Construction Pittsburgh, PA—February 14, 2023—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that it has engaged PJ Dick, one of the region’s largest construction companies, as Construction Manager for the first phase […]
Major Pittsburgh region projects to move forward in 2023: PennSTART, Carrie Furnace, RIDC Mill 19 become growth engines
The coming year promises to be full of progress as major projects move forward in the Pittsburgh region. Long-dormant, former industrial sites are positioned to become centers of economic development and job creation. Article can be read in full at our Pittsburgh’s Innovation Economy content hub at the Pittsburgh Business Times (formerly named Pittsburgh’s Autonomy […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Desiree Niccoli, email@example.com, 412-535-5701 GROUNDBREAKING MARKS LAUNCH OF NEW DEVELOPMENT AT CARRIE FURNACE SITE Pictured from Left to Right: Dawn Keezer, Pittsburgh Film Office Director; Donald F. Smith, Jr., RIDC President, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Congressman Mike Doyle. Pittsburgh, PA—October 13, 2022—Federal, state, county and local officials and community leaders joined […]
“The Carrie Furnace site is surely one of the finest pieces of riverfront property anywhere in America, and a prime example of redeveloping industrial land while respecting industrial heritage. Under the stewardship of Rivers of Steel, and with support from RIDC and Allegheny County, it’s beginning to live up to that potential: history, commerce, entertainment […]
We had a great time at the Pittsburgh Irish Festival these past few days, which was hosted at the historic Carrie Furnace site, and were so excited to see so many people there, possibly the most people on the site since the mill operated! More about our involvement at the site: County, RIDC Enter Partnership […]
Post-Gazette – From Furnaces to Filmmaking: State Awards $7.6 Million for Sound Stage Work at Mon Valley Steel Site
RIDC is grateful for the State’s continued support. This will help fund the site preparation, infrastructure, road, parking, and utility work needed to pave the way for the construction of the sound stage. Article can be read in full here. Other Media Coverage: Wolf announces investments in developing pad-ready sites in Allegheny, Fayette counties Wolf […]
Media Coverage: Press Release – Governor Wolf Announces More Than $2 Million in Funding to Support Business Growth in Allegheny and Cumberland Counties Pittsburgh Business Times: Wolf administration announces $2.25 million PIDA loan to RIDC for Carrie Furnace project Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – RIDC gets $2.5 million loan for new building near Carrie Furnaces
Carrie Furnace Plan approved last night by Rankin Borough. Next step: State permits then groundbreaking.
Beautifully written piece by Rivers of Steel’s President & CEO August Carlino, reflecting on the Carrie Furnace site, its past, its present, its future. For over 30 years, Rivers of Steel has been the steward of the Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark. We’re honored to be a part of this historic site’s future and […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2021 Contact: Amie M. Downs Allegheny County 412-350-3711 (office) 412-327-3700 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Desiree Niccoli RIDC 412-535-5701 email@example.com County, RIDC Enter Partnership Agreement to Develop Carrie Furnace Site PITTSBURGH – At its meeting this afternoon, the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (RAAC) voted to enter into a partnership with the Regional […]
Heating up? Sound stages, tech-flex buildings pitched for the reuse of the Carrie Furnace site