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 […]

Pittsburgh Business Times: The future of technology and energy come together at Mill 19

Article written by Paul Gough at the Pittsburgh Business Times. “The installers are using an innovative system, literally working with a net stretched across the length of the workspace, that allows flexibility and safety in putting the arrays into place. “On an old steel building, 85 feet in the air, nobody’s done anything like it,” […]

More Than $1 Billion In Goods Passes Through RIDC Operated Foreign-Trade Zone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli,, 412-535-5701   MORE THAN $1 BILLION IN GOODS PASSES THROUGH RIDC OPERATED FOREIGN TRADE ZONE PITTSBURGH, PA – April 11, 2019 – More than $1 billion in merchandise that was shipped internationally in 2018 passed through the Foreign-Trade Zone operated by Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern […]

RIDC Partners With PIDA To Expand Low-Interest Loan Program

Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) is partnering with the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to market an expanded offering of PIDA’s programs of low-interest loans and lines of credit for businesses. By offering a wider range of PIDA assistance, a larger number of Pennsylvania businesses can commit to creating and retaining full-time […]

Governor Wolf Announces New Approvals for Five Business Development Projects and the Creation of 184 Full-Time Jobs

RIDC among 5 new business development projects The Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania was awarded a $2 million, 15-year loan at 4 percent on behalf of Doughboy Square Partnership L.P., for the construction of a 24,792-square-foot addition to a building in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County. The building is being utilized as a single-tenant facility. […]

RIDC conveyance of two properties in North Fayette Township

Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) conveyance of two properties off Enlow Road in North Fayette Township. The Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC), North Fayette Township and the Montour Trail Council are very happy to jointly announce the RIDC conveyance of two properties for public recreational facilities and green space to North Fayette Township and to […]

Don Smith talks about the science and art of re-purposing industrial sites

When the Shenango Coke Works site announced it was shutting down operations, many turned to RIDC president Don Smith for his advice and expertise.  RIDC has a long history of remediating and re-purposing former industrial sites — RIDC has undertaken the former US Steel sites in McKeesport and Duquesne, a Westinghouse facility in Turtle Creek/East […]