Downtown Development http://wesa.fm en New York Firm Invests Millions in Downtown, North Side Real Estate http://wesa.fm/post/new-york-firm-invests-millions-downtown-north-side-real-estate <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Pittsburgh’s Washington Plaza and Allegheny Center apartment buildings will soon undergo renovations, complete with name changes, under the new ownership of New York-based firm Faros Residential LLC.</p><p>Washington Plaza, which is now City View, and Allegheny Center, now called Park View, are being updated to attract younger urban professionals, said Faros managing partner Jeremy Leventhal at a news conference Tuesday morning.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:02:28 +0000 Kaye Burnet 33420 at http://wesa.fm New York Firm Invests Millions in Downtown, North Side Real Estate Last Steel Beam Placed Atop PNC's New Headquarters http://wesa.fm/post/last-steel-beam-placed-atop-pncs-new-headquarters <p>Hard hats and neon vests filled the Fifth and Wood intersection in downtown Pittsburgh Tuesday morning as construction workers placed the last beam on the Tower at PNC Plaza.<br /><br />The project is far from complete. There is still a lot of work that needs to be done on the inside before 2,200 PNC corporate workers can fill the 33-story building, which will serve as the new headquarters. The project will be finished by mid-2015, according to Bill Demchak, PNC chairman, president and CEO.<br /> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:39:26 +0000 Jess Lasky 31483 at http://wesa.fm Last Steel Beam Placed Atop PNC's New Headquarters City, State Officials Praise $100M Gardens at Market Square Project http://wesa.fm/post/city-state-officials-praise-100m-gardens-market-square-project <p>City and state officials gathered Wednesday to mark the ceremonial groundbreaking of The Gardens at Market Square development in downtown Pittsburgh.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:40:08 +0000 Liz Reid 15219 at http://wesa.fm