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Old Posted Dec 14, 2011, 9:38 AM
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PITTSBURGH | Development Rundown II

Previous thread - http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=100544

Pittsburgh Developments Part Two

A dense CBD, squeezed between two rivers.

Credit: Flash

Oakland, the city's hospital, cultural and university center about 2 miles from downtown.

Credit: Flash

Tower at PNC Plaza

Follow the progress in the construction thread - http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=191309

Budget: $400 million.
Being financed cash with no public assistance.
Size: 33 floors, Approx. 800,000 sq ft
Height: Approx. 544 ft
LEED: Platinum
Parking Garage: Approx. 135 spaces (underground)
Women and minority owned businesses: approximately $40 million
Economic Impact: Construction to employ 2,500 people with 500 at peak times

Design Phase Began – April 2011
Construction Begins – Spring 2012
Open for Business – Summer 2015

Owner: PNC Bank, National Association
Design Architect: Gensler Pittsburgh
Construction Manager: P.J. Dick
Engineer: Buro Happold
Green Building Consultant: Paladino & Company
Tenant: PNC + street level retail
Developer: PNC Realty Services

Source: http://www.pncsites.com/pnctower/

Source: PNC Bank/Gensler via Bloomberg

Photo-chop of how the tower might look from the newly renovated Market Square:

The Gardens

Construction thread - http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...ght=pittsburgh

18 stories - Construction due to start fall of 2012
$81.8 million multi use development overlooking Market Square.
The project which will be designed to be LEED certified, will be comprised of a Hilton Garden Inn hotel, 120,000 square feet of office space. The hotel building would be 11 stories, but the two first floors would be dedicated to retail shops and restaurants. The nine-story parking garage with 320 parking spots -- 200 of which would be public -- would be in one 18-story building.


Lot 24 - Strip District - 96 rental units
Phase 2 of the very successful 297 unit Cork Factory loft conversion across the street. Due to be move in ready by late 2012.


Otto Milk Factory

$20 million project
120,000-square-foot project will feature a pet washing facility, gym, courtyard, and business center.
Ranging in size from 800 to 3,600 square feet, condos are priced between $183,000 and $1.3 million. “We want a first-time buyer price range. Within 500 feet, you can go to a neighborhood pub, deli, club or high-end restaurant; We’re restoring the tower back to its original look. We’re keeping the majority of the existing structure and adding a contemporary connecting building.”

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The Odeon - 56 luxury apartments & first floor retail in East Liberty (Next door to the Highland Building)

Previously on the site of the new Odeon:

Salk Hall $54 million addition - Pitt campus - Oakland