The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is the City of Pittsburgh's economic development agency, committed to creating jobs, expanding the City's tax base and improving the vitality of businesses and neighborhoods. The URA achieves this mission by assembling, preparing and conveying sites for major mixed-use developments; and by providing a portfolio of programs that include financing for business location, relocation and expansion, housing construction and rehabilitation, and home purchases and improvements.
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Pittsburgh Urban Initiatives LLC is a Community Development Entity (CDE) that serves the City of Pittsburgh. PUI has received $90M in New Markets Tax Credits from the CDFI Fund, and has been able to invest in multiple strategic investments throughout the City. Click here for the PUI Intake Form.
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) will receive bids from qualified contractors for the renovation of the existing two-story structure and site improvements located at 413 Larimer Avenue, and all work incidental thereto required to complete 413 Larimer Avenue Addition, Alterations and Rehabilitation Contract. Read more here >
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is requesting qualifications from community based organizations to participate in a pilot program called Urban Matters (UM). The URA is interested in expanding its community outreach to distressed neighborhoods throughout the City of Pittsburgh and partnering with neighborhood organizations to encourage greater resident engagement and participation in community planning and redevelopment activities. The URA recognizes that with more formal community education, engagement and participation, residents in the City's most distressed neighborhoods will take greater ownership in these activities. Read more here >
The URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF PITTSBURGH (URA) will receive bids for the construction of site structures, bridges and decks over railroad and Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC) right of ways and all work incidental thereto required to complete the East Liberty Transit Center Improvement - Site Preparation Contract No. 1 - REBID. Read more here >
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) will receive bids from qualified contractors for the removal and replacement of approximately 125 square yards of cement concrete sidewalk, 160 linear feet of concrete curb, and all work incidental thereto required to complete the Lower Hill Sidewalk Replacement Site Preparation Contract No. 2. Read more here >
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) will receive bids for the installation of approximately 2200 square yards (SY) of cement concrete pavement, 9000 square feet (SF) of porous pavement, 2000 SY of superpave wearing and binder courses, 2300 SY of cement concrete sidewalk, 3000 lineal feet (LF) of concrete curb, 1900 LF of storm sewer, manholes, inlets, excavation, 2000 LF of waterline, 1000 LF of sanitary sewer, along with associated manholes, inlets, valves, and hydrants, bio retention areas, street lighting system and street trees, and bio retention area plantings and all work incidental thereto required to complete Bakery Square 2.0 Site Preparation Contract No. 1. Read more here >
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking developers and/or development teams for multiple sites along the Second Avenue/Irvine Street corridor in the City's Hazelwood neighborhood. The Second Avenue/Irvine Street corridor is the neighborhood's main business district and is zoned for mixed-use, commercial development. Read more here >
The URA of Pittsburgh hereby gives public notice of its policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Read more here >
The URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY of Pittsburgh will receive bids from qualified contractors for the remediation and demolition of nine structures located on eight separate properties and all work incidental thereto required to complete Scattered Sites Demolition & Site Clearance Contract No. 9 REBID No. 2.
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The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking Request for Development Proposals (RFP) for the redevelopment of a former, multi-residential housing site in the Fairywood neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. The community and the URA are seeking a developer who has the ability to redevelop the site into a facility for the preferred reuse of light industrial / warehouse distribution. Read more here >
The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced today that it
will enter into exclusive negotiations with Cozza Enterprises, LLC for the purchase and
redevelopment of the former Sheraden Market and three surrounding properties in the City’s
Sheraden neighborhood, pending authorization from its Board of Directors at their meeting this
Thursday. The developer is proposing a Family Dollar Store and Community Market Pavilion on
the site, located at the intersection of Sheraden Boulevard and Hillsboro Street.
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The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) has received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Integrated Investor Prospectus and Campaign(General Purpose Promotion; population 200,000 - 500,000) from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
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The URA is seeking developers and/or development teams for multiple sites along Centre Avenue in the City's Hill District neighborhood. Centre Avenue is the main business district of the neighborhood and is zoned for mixed-use commercial development. Developers and development teams may propose reuse for one, all or any combination of parcels described within. Read more here >.
The Pittsburgh Biz Buzz small grant program is designed to spur
neighborhood business district revitalization using the 48x48x48
strategy of short and medium term achievable projects and activies. Get the application here >.
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The URA was presented with an Outstanding Community Service Award by the Save Race Street Committee for our "outstanding contribution to the "Save Race Street Committee" and the residents of Race Street. In appreciation of your commitment to the community and your ongoing service which has helped us to make changes, we present this award of love." Read more >
The Pittsburgh Technology Center (PTC) is a state-of-the-art riverfront office park and regional center for research and development. PTC provides an attractively designed, high-quality environment to meet the needs of both established and new companies involved in the development or application of advanced technologies. Several sites are available, all with nearby parking facilities (now under construction).
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Wylie Avenue Homes is a 32-unit scattered site in-fill housing development that has been formulated as the first step in the implementation of the Middle Hill Housing Revitalization plan. The Wylie Homes initiative seeks to preserve existing homeownership and create new homeownership opportunities at a range of income levels. Learn more >
Pittsburgh Technology Center (PTC) is a state-of-the-art riverfront office park and regional center for research and development, and a nationally recognized example of brownfield reclamation. The first project in Pennsylvania to use tax increment financing, the site currently generates more than $1 million in annual local tax revenues.
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