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November 18, 2019

Mon Valley Ripe With Economic Development Potential

Discussing the Mon Valley, RIDC President Donald Smith was a panelist at Friday’s Pittsburgh Business Time’s Corridors of Opportunity luncheon. The perception of the Mon Valley hasn’t kept up with what’s really happening there—the corridor has experienced significant growth. Ripe with economic development potential, the Mon Valley is a great location for companies looking for high-quality locations that are more affordable than the rates in the City of Pittsburgh and are in close proximity to walkable downtowns with interesting architecture. And importantly, the Mon Valley community has shown a willingness to work together with developers and businesses to form partnerships that catalyze growth.

Mon Valley better poised to grow economy, panelists say