Innovation Accelerators an Important Part of the Economic Growth Cycle

Successful long-term economic development strategies often proceed on multiple tracks, leveraging the resources and assets available throughout a region to grow a multi-faceted job base. Gov. Josh. Shapiro’s plan to invest $500 million in site development is one such strategy. Job-creating companies are being lured to other states with impressive incentives. If we don’t have […]

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 […]

Pittsburgh Business Times REQ: Pittsburgh Suburban Office Market Rebound

“Our industrial stuff continues to be strong, and the flex and tech flex stuff continues to go pretty well,” said RIDC President Donald Smith. “But everybody I know is still scuffling a little bit with suburban office…I think pure office product is going to be dependent on how and when people go back to the […]

Esteemed Long-Time RIDC Employee Leon “Lee” Gevaudan’s Retires After 55 Years

RIDC Park West Groundbreaking Pictured (from left to right): Brooks Robinson Sr., 3rd RIDC President; Odey Mackin, Mackin Engineering; Leon “Lee” Gevaudan, RIDC Engineer; Dean Baker, RIDC Architect; and John Lastooka, Ram Construction, the contractor. Leon “Lee” Gevaudan brought to the table a vast well of civil engineering knowledge and was the kind of nuts-and-bolts, […]

Cintas Corporation Expands Presence in RIDC O’Hara

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701  CINTAS CORPORATION EXPANDS PRESENCE IN RIDC O’HARA O’Hara Township, PA—April 4, 2022—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) signed a 7-year lease to expand their space in RIDC’s O’Hara industrial park from 5,125 to 9,963 square feet. The company will […]

RIDC Tenant Print Tech Buys O’Hara Building, Doubling Size

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, desiree@alschulerpr.com, 412-535-5701 RIDC TENANT PRINT TECH BUYS O’HARA BUILDING, DOUBLING SIZE O’Hara Township, PA—November 10, 2021—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) has sold Kappa Manor 2, a 40,000-square-foot building in RIDC O’Hara Park, to Print Tech for $4,121,500. A RIDC tenant since 1999, Print Tech currently […]