RIDC and URA Welcome Ferguson to Fairywood; Public-Private Partnership Brings Economic Activity to Long-Dormant Site

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contacts For RIDC: Steven Alschuler, salschuler@ridc.org, 917-647-2151 For URA:  Tanika Harris, tharris@ura.org Ferguson ribbon cutting at Fairywood, pictured (left to right): Senator Wayne Fontana, Representative Dan Deasy, Council Member Theresa Kail-Smith, County Executive Sara Innamorato, Ferguson Area Manager Jay Ray, Mayor Ed Gainey, RIDC President Donald F. […]

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 Sells McKeesport Rail Roundhouse

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701   RIDC SELLS MCKEESPORT RAIL ROUNDHOUSE McKeesport, PA, October 4, 2023 — Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) has sold the historic McKeesport Connecting Railroad roundhouse, located on a 4-acre parcel at RIDC’s Industrial Center of McKeesport, to W&E Investment LLC for $273,000. […]

Strategic Investment Fund Partners with RIDC

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 […]

SeqCenter Expands Space in RIDC’s Chocolate Factory in Lawrenceville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701 SeqCenter Expands Space in RIDC’s Chocolate Factory in Lawrenceville The Chocolate Factory at RIDC’s Lawrenceville Technology Center Pittsburgh, PA—July 6, 2023—SeqCenter, formerly Microbial Genome Sequencing Center, signed a lease amendment with Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) for a 10-year extension and will be […]

KaliVir Immunotherapeutics, Inc. Extends and Expands Presence at RIDC O’Hara

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701 KaliVir Immunotherapeutics, Inc. Extends and Expands Presence at RIDC O’Hara Aerial of RIDC O’Hara O’Hara Township, PA—June 5, 2023—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that KaliVir Immunotherapeutics, Inc., a leading cancer immunotherapy research firm, has agreed to extend and expand its presence in the […]

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 […]

RIDC Breaks Ground on New Building at RIDC Armstrong Innovation Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 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 […]

Environmental Consulting Firm KU Resources Extends Lease in RIDC’s City Center of Duquesne

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.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 […]

RIDC Names PJ Dick Construction Manager for First Phase of Carrie Furnace Construction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 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 […]

RIDC Tenant Predictive Oncology Inc. Extends Lease in Lawrenceville,  A Hub for Life Sciences and Robotics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.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 […]

City Brewery Expands Its RIDC Westmoreland Operations

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 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 […]

YKK AP Technologies Lab (NA) Inc. Leases Space at RIDC Mill 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701 YKK AP Technologies Lab (NA) Inc. Leases Space at RIDC Mill 19 Pittsburgh, PA—January 9, 2023—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that YKK AP Technologies Lab (NA) Inc. has signed a five-year lease for 7,576 square feet of space on the 3rd floor of […]

Laurel Print & Graphics in Duquesne Nearly Doubles in Size

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: CONTACT: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701 LAUREL PRINT & GRAPHICS IN DUQUESNE NEARLY DOUBLES IN SIZE Aerial shot of the City Center of Duquesne Duquesne, PA—December 12, 2022— Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that Laurel Print & Graphics has signed a seven-year lease amendment for expansion into […]

RIDC Donates Land to McKeesport to Improve Trail Location

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701 RIDC DONATES LAND TO MCKEESPORT TO IMPROVE TRAIL LOCATION McKeesport, PA—November 14, 2022—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern PA (RIDC) has donated 2.25 acres with a value of approximately $200,000 to the City of McKeesport for future relocation of a piece of trail that is part of […]

Groundbreaking Marks Launch of New Development at Carrie Furnace Site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.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 […]

PennDOT, Pa. Turnpike, RIDC of Southwestern PA to Collaborate on State-of-the-Art Safety, Training and Research Facility

 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Yassmin Gramian announced that the department, the Pa. Turnpike Commission, and the Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) of Southwestern PA are partnering on site planning and design for the Pennsylvania Safety, Transportation and Research Track, or PennSTART – a state-of-the-art facility envisioned to benefit emergency responders, transportation technology companies, […]