New Autonomous Vehicle Legislation Announced at RIDC Mill 19

Government officials announced at RIDC Mill 19 proposed new legislation that will make it easier to test autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh, keep related jobs here, and allow research efforts to align more closely with industry standards, which is integral if the region is to remain competitive in the global sector. Findings detailed in Forefront, a […]

Mill 19 Landscape Architect Wins Inaugural Oberlander Prize

Huge congratulations to Julie Bargmann for winning the Inaugural Oberlander Prize in Landscape Architecture! She was a key collaborator with TEN x TEN, the firm that handled Mill 19‘s landscape architecture. Photos courtesy of TEN X TEN.

Digging Begins For Mill 19 Phase C

Last week, we started site digging for Mill 19 Phase C! Steel has also been ordered for the new building that will be constructed there, which we anticipate completing in 2023.

Another Great Event with NAIOP Pittsburgh touring Hazelwood Green!

Another great NAIOP event in the books! Yesterday we biked around Pittsburgh to visit several new and upcoming projects, which included the Round House at Hazelwood Green, the Riviera, a new development by Elmhurst in PTC, and SomeraRoad’s project in the Southside Works. RIDC also had the chance to share our plans for Mill 19C, which […]

New Study Finds Breakout Opportunity for Pittsburgh to Become Major Player Globally in Autonomy Sector

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Steven Alschuler,, 917-647-2151 Desiree Niccoli,, 412-535-5701   NEW STUDY FINDS BREAKOUT OPPORTUNITY FOR PITTSBURGH TO BECOME MAJOR PLAYER GLOBALLY IN AUTONOMY SECTOR Study issued by RIDC, Greater Pittsburgh Chamber, with research by TEConomy, proposes urgent plan of action Pittsburgh, PA—September 8, 2021— The Pittsburgh autonomy sector has reached […]

Plaza at Hazelwood Green, Near Mill 19, Now Open

We were excited to participate in the Plaza opening on Saturday and share plans for Mill 19 Building C with the community. $9 million Plaza at Hazelwood Green opens Saturday with a public celebration

Video: A Steel Mill Transformed

Check out this excellent video by Scalo Solar on RIDC’s Mill 19! In 2020, Scalo Solar installed 110,000 square feet of high-powered solar panels across the former steel mill’s roof. The array will produce over two million kilowatt hours (kWh) per year, enough to power 380 homes. Mill 19’s solar monitoring in real-time:

The Architect’s Newspaper Names Mill 19 2020 Best of Design for Landscape

RIDC Mill 19 has won the 2020 Best of Design Award for Landscape from The Architect’s Newspaper! Congratulations to the design team TEN X TEN, MSR Design and R3A Architecture! 2020 Best of Design Award for Landscape: Mill 19 at Hazelwood Green Designer: TEN x TEN Design architect: MSR Design Associate architect: R3A Location: Pittsburgh Mill 19 at Hazelwood Green. Designer: TEN x TEN, Design […]

Mill 19’s Rooftop Solar Array, Largest of its Kind, Switched On

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Desiree Niccoli,, 412-535-5701 RIDC MILL 19’S ROOFTOP SOLAR ARRAY, LARGEST OF ITS KIND, SWITCHED ON Pittsburgh, PA—November 20, 2020: One of the largest rooftop solar arrays in the country has gone live at RIDC’s Mill 19 at Hazelwood Green. The massive 110,000 square feet of high-powered solar panels covers the […]

Solar-Powered Manufacturing Transforms a Pittsburgh Neighborhood

RIDC placed a high value on sustainability, says Don Smith, president of RIDC. “Given the future-looking orientation of our target tenants, it was even more important for us to incorporate the latest advances in renewable energy, water efficiency, and energy efficiency,” he says. Smith says Mill 19 is the poster child for Pittsburgh’s future. “It […]

Wolf Administration Announces Additional Funding for Mill 19 Renovations

Timothy White, Senior VP of Development: I would like to thank the Commonwealth of PA for their ongoing support of redevelopment projects in Western PA like Mill 19. For more information:  

RIDC Mill 19 Receives March of Dimes Building Project of the Year Award

Remarks by Timothy White, Senior Vice President of Development Thank you for this recognition of RIDC and its work in developing Mill 19, which is such an important project for our region. We’re very proud of Mill 19 – I think it’s a good representation of our values as an organization, but also of our […]