FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Strategic Investment Fund Completes First Close of $34 Million for Investment in Catalytic Real Estate Projects Announces New Strategic Focus and Partners with RIDC (PITTSBURGH – Sept. 18, 2023) – Strategic Investment Fund Partners (SIF), a private sector source of gap financing for catalytic real estate projects in southwestern Pennsylvania, has […]
New Kensington Re:Build project featured in the latest issue of Developing Pittsburgh magazine.
Innovation Works’ Robotics Factory and AlphaLab accelerator programs will be making their new home at RIDC Tech Forge. Media Coverage: Pittsburgh Inno – Robotics Factory, AlphaLab accelerators moving into former site used by Locomation in Lawrenceville Technical.ly – Innovation Works’ Robotics Factory is moving to Robotics Row Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Lawrenceville is Pittsburgh Robotics Factory’s […]
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. […]
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The RIDC team accepts NAIOP Pittsburgh’s Developer of the Year award. NAIOP Pittsburgh celebrates the best in region’s development for 2022
RIDC’s latest insights on Pittsburgh’s manufacturing sector can be read in full here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, firstname.lastname@example.org, 412-535-5701 RIDC BREAKS GROUND ON NEW BUILDING AT RIDC ARMSTRONG INNOVATION PARK Photo credit: Alex Jones Photography South Buffalo Township, PA, April 20, 2023 — Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) and Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (ACIDC) were joined today by government and community […]
The last unused building in McKeesport’s industrial park is getting a new owner. McKeesport City Council has approved a request from W&E Investments LLC to use the former McKeesport Connecting Railroad roundhouse for temporary storage of oil and lubricants used by U.S. Steel plants in the area.The roundhouse, built in 1906, was used by the […]
RIDC’s Mill 19, which features the largest sloped rooftop solar array in the US and many other environmental attributes, is on the cover of Breaking Ground’s latest issue on green building.
Construction is finally underway at the historic Carrie Furnace site.
RIDC President Don Smith was featured on the cover of TEQ Magazine’s Forty Forward issue, celebrating the Pittsburgh Tech Council’s 40th anniversary while looking forward and dreaming big about the next forty years. Don’s dreams for the region forty years from now: “Pittsburgh is already at the intersection of R&D and manufacturing, with universities producing […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, email@example.com, 412-535-5701 Environmental Consulting Firm KU Resources Extends Lease in RIDC’s City Center of Duquesne Aerial shot of RIDC’s City Center of Duquesne Duquesne, PA—February 24, 2023—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that KU Resources, an environmental consulting firm, has signed a five-year lease extension […]
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 […]
There’s a thriving life sciences hub at RIDC O’Hara. Read more.
“Manufacturing is where the jobs are. Pennsylvania needs to position itself as a magnet for expanding companies when they are ready to build the large facilities that are necessary to manufacture products at scale and bring them to market.” But we’re lagging behind. More of the latest insight from RIDC President Donald Smith.
Earlier this week we announced that RIDC’s President Don Smith made City & State PA’s 2023 Power 100 list. We’re pleased to share that he’s also made this year’s Pittsburgh Business Times’s Power 100 list, which highlights the region’s most influential business leaders. The influencers on this year’s list are connectors, people who build bridges. […]
RIDC Tenant Predictive Oncology Inc. Extends Lease in Lawrenceville, A Hub for Life Sciences and Robotics
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, email@example.com, 412-535-5701 RIDC Tenant Predictive Oncology Inc. Extends Lease in Lawrenceville, A Hub for Life Sciences and Robotics The Chocolate Factory at RIDC’s Lawrenceville Technology Center Pittsburgh, PA—February 1, 2023—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that Predictive Oncology Inc. has signed a five-year lease extension on […]
RIDC President Donald F. Smith, Jr. makes City & State PA’s 2023 Power 100 list, which highlights the people strengthening the Steel City in politics, business, nonprofits and more.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, firstname.lastname@example.org, 412-535-5701 CITY BREWERY EXPANDS ITS RIDC WESTMORELAND OPERATIONS RIDC Westmoreland Innovation Center Mt. Pleasant, PA—January 24, 2023—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that City Brewery is expanding its space and extending its lease at RIDC Westmoreland Innovation Center, adding 111,500 square feet to an existing […]