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Is the Baum-Centre Corridor Prime Real Estate?

August 27th, 2008 · 17 Comments

Apparently, community leaders around the Baum-Centre Corridor are attempting to get Giant Eagle to put a new shine on a GetGo gas station (discussed in the Tribune-Review). But Giant Eagle’s efforts to create an inviting and innovative gas station convenience store mix aren’t nearly as interesting (since we’ve heard them before) as this comment on […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · East Liberty · Lawrenceville · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · Shadyside

Pittsburgh’s Housing Market Update

August 23rd, 2008 · 14 Comments

The obvious, and perhaps more relevant for most Pittsburgh Homes Daily readers, question that follows from yesterday’s discussion of commercial real estate in Pittsburgh is, “How is the residential real estate market in Pittsburgh fairing?” So I sifted through recent news reports for information about the Pittsburgh housing market and here’s what I found: PRICE […]

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Tags: Housing Market · Pittsburgh · Real Estate

Pittsburgh’s Commercial Real Estate Market

August 22nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

After writing yesterday’s post about Pittsburgh’s economy, I did a quick search of the local newspapers to see how the commercial real estate market was doing in the Pittsburgh region. Despite concerns around the nation that commercial real estate will follow the downtrend in the nation’s residential housing market, and the postponement of the downtown […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · Downtown · Hill District · Lawrenceville · Pittsburgh · Real Estate

Pittsburgh Diverges From Nationwide Economy

August 21st, 2008 · 13 Comments

Pittsburgh seems to be moving to the beat of a different drummer recently. I’ve frequently seen the comment that Pittsburgh’s real estate market didn’t have the excesses of other markets and so wasn’t experiencing the same downturn in the housing market. If that’s true, then the current housing created nationwide economic slowdown might not have […]

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Tags: employment · hotels · Pittsburgh · Why Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Casino Construction Resumes on North Shore

August 20th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Construction workers should be back to work on the North Shore of Pittsburgh casino by the time you are reading this post. Holdings Acquisition, headed by billionaire Chicago businessman Neil Bluhm, closed on the financing for the purchase of 75% of the Majestic Star Casino in Pittsburgh after construction stopped on the project in June […]

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Tags: casino · Commercial Real Estate · Hill District · North Shore · Penguins · Pittsburgh · Real Estate

Upper St Clair Best for Intellectual Retirees.

June 8th, 2008 · 10 Comments

The U.S. News & World Report named Upper St. Clair one of “The 10 Brainiest Places to Retire.” USNWR was looking for thriving intellectual and cultural centers where retired individuals who want to keep on learning can stay as busy as they want to be – and with Pittsburgh’s thriving downtown area and 29 colleges […]

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Tags: Pittsburgh · Why Pittsburgh

RiverParc Suspended

June 2nd, 2008 · 10 Comments

The downtown Pittsburgh cultural district project that was once called one of the linchpins of the revitalization of the City of Pittsburgh and a project without equal in the United States was indefinitely suspended last month by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust blamed the poor economy and credit markets as the cause […]

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Tags: Commercial Real Estate · Downtown · Financing · Pittsburgh · Real Estate · Theater District

Pittsburgh Art Festivals

May 30th, 2008 · 13 Comments

With all of the opportunities to observe art in Pittsburgh, it’s no wonder that Pittsburgh was named one of the five best places for the creative class (read more here). Starting June 6th, the Three Rivers Arts Festival will descend onto the streets of downtown Pittsburgh. Apparently, they didn’t hear that there is a shortage […]

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Tags: art · Downtown · Pittsburgh · Things to Do · Why Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Marathon – Welcome Back!

May 23rd, 2008 · 8 Comments

In what is being called a positive sign for the city of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Marathon will run in 2009 for the first time since 2003, thanks to sponsorship by Dick’s Sporting Goods. It will be the 20th running of the Pittsburgh Marathon. Read more in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, or the Pittsburgh […]

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Tags: Marathon · Pittsburgh · Things to Do · Why Pittsburgh

Market Square Rally – Much to Celebrate!

May 22nd, 2008 · 9 Comments

At Noon on Friday, when Pittsburgh Penguins fans rally at Market Square to celebrate the Penguins Stanley Cup Finals appearance against the Detroit Red Wings, they’ll have much more to celebrate than the Penguins successful hockey season. They’ll be able to celebrate the absence of bus noise, the renovations leading to Market Square Place, the […]

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Tags: Downtown · Market Square · Penguins · Pittsburgh