Developing Priority Sites in a Regional Economic Ecosystem

Unlike some other markets around the country, the economy of Pittsburgh is part of a regional ecosystem with multiple centers of gravity and economic activity. What does it mean to be a “regional economy?” It means collaboration and cooperation among counties, municipalities, the commonwealth, economic development organizations, foundations and job creating businesses — recognizing that […]

Table of Experts: Partnerships Key to Attracting Business and Jobs to Region

“You couldn’t do a project like this without all the partners that we have,” said RIDC President Don Smith at a roundtable discussion with Jason Rigone, Executive Director of Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation; Rick Siger, Secretary of Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development; and Victor Mroczkowski, Executive Vice President of Operations for Re:Build […]

New Kensington Phase 1 Nearing Completion

Phase 1 of Re:Build Manufacturing’s new space in New Kensington is nearing completion. General Contractor: Mascaro Construction Architect: R3A Architecture Partner: Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation

Partnerships Make Projects Possible

Examples of public/private partnerships between RIDC, local government and economic development officials, leveraged to bring more resources and support to the table.

Affival Extends Lease, Expands Space at New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701 Affival Extends Lease, Expands Space at New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park Aerial of New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park New Kensington, PA — December 27, 2023 — Affival has extended and expanded its space at the New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park, a joint venture between the Regional […]

APA Trucking Expands Presence in New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701   APA Trucking Expands Presence in New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park Aerial shot of New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park  New Kensington, PA — December 14, 2023 — APA Trucking, LLC has extended its lease and expanded its space at the New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park, […]

WCIDC, RIDC joint venture finalizes purchase of New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WCIDC, RIDC joint venture finalizes purchase of New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park GREENSBURG, PA, October 18, 2023 — The joint venture between Westmoreland County Industrial Develop­ment Corporation (WCIDC) and Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) today finalized the acqui­sition of the New Kensington Advanced Manufacturing Park from the Redevelopment Authority of the City […]

RIDC to Build New Facility for Re:Build Manufacturing, Bringing 300 Jobs to New Kensington and Arnold

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701   RIDC to Build New Facility for Re:Build Manufacturing, Bringing 300 Jobs to New Kensington and Arnold New Kensington, PA, May 1, 2023 — The Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern PA (RIDC) and Re:Build Manufacturing joined Governor Shapiro and County and local officials in announcing […]