The Mall at Robinson, one of the Pittsburgh area’s larger retail venues, has been acquired by an Australian investment firm in a multimillion dollar deal that could breathe new life into the 16-year-old center.
Forest City Realty Trust, based in Cleveland, said Monday it completed its previously announced sale of its interest in the mall to QIC, which has retail and commercial holdings around the world…Read More.
If you’ve looked up in Oakland recently, you may have noticed that — for the first time in years — the skyline is changing.
Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business (ranked #7 by U.S. News & World Report for undergraduate business) is growing fast, and will move into the massive, new yellow brick building rising over Forbes Avenue this summer.
The David Tepper Quadrangle, or Tepper Quad, is currently being constructed for $201 million, sparked by a $67 million gift by investor and alumnus David Tepper. The Tepper School of Business is expected to grow its enrollment by 40 percent, and master’s degree students by 50 percent…Read More.
A shuttle service between Oakland, Four Mile Run, Greenfield and Hazelwood could be built by the City of Pittsburgh by 2020. The Mon-Oakland Mobility Plan was called a “proof of concept” for how transportation could work in Pittsburgh.
The small, on-demand shuttles wouldn’t run on a fixed schedule, but show up when they were needed. People could use smartphones or station kiosks to say where they were and where they wanted to go…Read More.
Amazon has plans to more than double its tech-focused workforce in Pittsburgh, the company announced Tuesday.
Amazon will add 125 jobs in machine translation and speech science.
The company opened its Pittsburgh Tech Hub in January 2017 with about 50 employees and steadily grew during its first year. The office in SouthSide Works will add about 22,000 square feet of space…Read More.
A new $35 million state-of-the-art cancer and imaging center is expected to open in early 2019 at Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, the hospital and Allegheny Health Network announced Wednesday.
Even as the announcement was being made inside the hospital, construction workers using earth-moving equipment were already preparing the site outside on the northern end of the 40-year-old facility’s campus…Read More.
Mark your calendars and then keep an eye on the weather forecast if you want to be among the first people to partake of the Pittsburgh Food Truck Park this spring.
The Millvale venue, announced last summer as coming together in and outside a former skate park in the town’s Riverfront Park, will open for limited weekend hours starting April 6…Read More.


Devotees of Pittsburgh’s best moule frites take note. After weeks of whispers in the restaurant industry, co-owner Jesse Seager, of Point Brugge Café and Park Bruges, confirmed with City Paper that the restaurant group will open Brugge on North in the Mexican War Streets later this spring. The group will work with City of Asylum to open in its Alphabet City space…Read More.
Local developers would covet a shot at hosting Amazon’s second headquarters should it land in Pittsburgh. But that doesn’t mean they are waiting around for the e-commerce giant to make a decision.
Some are taking a business-as-usual approach to marketing sites, buildings or prospective projects that could be in play for HQ2 even though Pittsburgh is one of 20 cities still in the running for the prized development…Read More.

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