RIDC’s latest insights on Pittsburgh’s manufacturing sector can be read in full here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 […]
Major Pittsburgh region projects to move forward in 2023: PennSTART, Carrie Furnace, RIDC Mill 19 become growth engines
The coming year promises to be full of progress as major projects move forward in the Pittsburgh region. Long-dormant, former industrial sites are positioned to become centers of economic development and job creation. Article can be read in full at our Pittsburgh’s Innovation Economy content hub at the Pittsburgh Business Times (formerly named Pittsburgh’s Autonomy […]
Austin Business Journal: Shared Facilities Make Testing of Autonomous Vehicles More Practical and Cost Effective
Government partnerships are key to making strides in economic development, and a major project to support the growing autonomous vehicle industry has just been greenlighted in the Pittsburgh region. More on the PennSTART project happening in Westmoreland County. Article written for the Austin Business Journal and can be read in full here. Other articles written […]
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, and […]
RIDC Westmoreland Innovation Center has received a state grant that is expected to cover close to half the costs of planned infrastructure improvements.
RIDC is more than just a commercial real estate developer and landlord—we’re pilot customers, too, and help early-stage companies with product validation and user feedback. Finish Robotics, a Carnegie Mellon spinoff that’s developed autonomous robots to paint tall buildings and handle other finish level tasks with the aim of addressing the construction industry’s growing shortage of […]
Throwback Thursday: We were pleased to host the PA House Transportation Committee’s public hearing at RIDC Westmoreland in Westmoreland County Community College’s Advanced Technology Center last month regarding legislation that would authorize Highly Automated Vehicles (HAVs) testing. The committee members heard from several stakeholders and enjoyed a tour of the RIDC Westmoreland campus including a […]
Look who made the cut! We’re so honored to be recognized for our renovation work at RIDC Westmoreland.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Desiree Niccoli, email@example.com, 412-535-5701 CITY BREWERY EXPANDS ITS OPERATIONS TO RIDC WESTMORELAND Pittsburgh, PA—January 10, 2022—Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) announced that City Brewery has signed a 5-year lease for 255,584 square feet of space in RIDC Westmoreland Innovation Center for warehousing and distribution operations. The company anticipates […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA CONTACT: Desiree Niccoli, firstname.lastname@example.org, 412-535-5701 FOR INTERVALA: Colleen Clements, email@example.com, 314-422-0111 INTERVALA CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW WESTMORELAND FACILITY Intervala Ribbon Cutting pictured from left to right: Donald F. Smith, Jr., RIDC President; Teresa Huber, Intervala President and CEO; Nate Nevala, District Chief of Staff of U.S. Rep. Guy Reschenthaler; Dennis […]
“Companies like Intervala are drivers of our region’s economic future,” said Donald F. Smith, Jr., RIDC President. “We want to do everything we can to support their needs and see ourselves as partners in our tenants’ success and growth.” Press release can be read in full at Intervala’s website.
RIDC was approved for a 15-year, $2.25 million Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) loan to renovate RIDC Westmoreland (formerly a Sony facility) and assist Intervala’s expansion from 136,500 square feet to approximately 220,000 square feet. Intervala is a full-service manufacturer of complex, high-performance printed circuit board assemblies, electromechanical systems, and cable and harness assemblies. Currently, […]
“The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority took over the plant and then turned the property over to RIDC, which manages it today. RIDC has successfully leased out portions of the plant to different companies, totaling about 1,000 employees, along with the Advanced Technology Center of the Westmoreland County Community College.” Article by Matt Simmons, WXPI.
We are providing no cost warehouse sorting space to 412 Food Rescue to support them in important work like this, getting food to vulnerable Westmoreland County residents impacted by COVID-19. East Huntingdon warehouse serves as stage for 412 Food Rescue
Roofing replacement project continues as new construction prepares RIDC Westmoreland for Siemens The Westmoreland roofing project continues to make headway as an anticipated 65% of the total roof will be replaced by September 30, 2017. 1,306,387 SF of 1,999,106 SF total roof will have been restored since RIDC took over the project in March 2012. […]
Siemens signs with RIDC in Westmoreland Pittsburgh, PA June 21, 2017 The Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC) is pleased to announce a new long-term lease by the Siemens Corporation. The Siemens Energy division of Siemens Corporation will locate in over 230,000 square feet of existing space in the 2 million square foot […]
In the summer RIDC announced the signing of our 3rd major manufacturing tenant in RIDC Westmoreland, which was the former Volkswagen and former Sony complex. Before the holidays, I had the chance to visit the space that Cenveo is now occupying. In just a few months, RIDC worked with the new tenant on design, […]