URA - Urban Redevelopment Authority Of Pittsburgh

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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December 7, 2016

Request for Proposals (RFP): Homewood Comprehensive Community Plan

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of City Planning (“DCP”), in partnership with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (“URA”), Councilman Reverend Ricky Burgess, and the Homewood Community Development Collaborative (“HCDC”), is requesting proposals from a consultant, or consulting team, to undertake a Homewood Comprehensive Community Plan (“HCCP”).
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December 7, 2016

December 8, 2016 Regular Board Meeting

Notice of Regular Board Meeting December 8, 2016
Agenda for Regular Board Meeting December 8, 2016
Board Meetings

December 29, 2016

Employment Opportunity

Construction Advisor (Engineering and Construction Department)
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November 29, 2016

Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP): Woods House – 4604 Monongahela & 160 Tullymet Streets in the Hazelwood Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking redevelopers and/or redevelopment teams (“Developer”) for the Woods House (“Site”) in the Hazelwood neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh (“City”). The goal of this RFP is to select a Developer who has both the ability to purchase the Site and to complete a unique redevelopment project that restores the Site’s original historical condition.
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November 17, 2016

Request for Proposals (RFP)
Pittsburgh Land Bank – Community Engagement and Facilitation

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October 17, 2016

Two-Way Conversion Meeting
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
East Liberty Presbyterian Church
6-8 PM

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October 13, 2016

REVISED Request for Development Proposals (RFP): Pittsburgh Technology Center (PTC) in the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking developers and/or development teams (the “developer”) to submit proposals for the purchase and development of individual sites located in the Pittsburgh Technology Center (PTC). Ranging from 0.92 to 4.04 acres, these shovel-ready sites offer a unique opportunity to develop in one of the City’s premier research and development clusters. The goal of the RFP is to select a developer who will further progress the Preliminary Land Development Plan (PLDP) that was adopted for PTC in January of 2007. The PLDP’s primary goal is to encourage the continued growth of advanced technology industries by offering competitive development sites within the City
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September 20, 2016

Invitation for Bids: Monongahela Riverbank Stabilization at the South Shore Riverfront Park, South Side Works

The URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY of Pittsburgh will receive bids from qualified contractors for installation of 200 lineal feet of stream bank protection consisting of geotextile, R-7 rock, landscaping, and all work incidental thereto required to complete Monongahela Riverbank Stabilization at the South Shore Riverfront Park, South Side Works
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June 30, 2016

Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP): 620, 624 and 628 East Ohio Street in the Historic Deutschtown Neighborhood (East Allegheny) of the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), in partnership with the Historic Deutschtown Development Corporation (HDDC), is seeking developers and/or development teams for three contiguous buildings (the "site") along the East Ohio Street Business District in the Historic Deutschtown neighborhood (East Allegheny) of the City of Pittsburgh (the "City"). The goal of this RFP is to select a single respondent to complete a distinctive mixed use redevelopment of 620, 624 and 628 East Ohio Street. Historic preservation of 628 East Ohio Street is imperative. Responses that propose demolition of this structure will not be considered. The URA and HDDC are primarily focused on the sale of 620, 624 and 628 East Ohio Street, but proposals that include the assemblage of other privately owned or under option adjacent parcels to create greater development density would be given special consideration. There is no commitment by the URA to provide subsidy for this project. Proposals must take this into consideration.
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June 8, 2016

Mayor's Office, URA Announce Second Installment of "Next 3 Days"

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May 18, 2016

Supplementary Information for Request of Proposals (RFP): Develop, Construct and Operate Parking Garage on Lot F in the Uptown Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh

A Question and Answer Session was held on May 5, 2016. To download this information, click here and scroll to the bottom of the page.

May 3, 2016

URA’s Karen Abrams Accepted As A Harvard Loeb Fellow

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April 26, 2016

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP): Develop, Construct and Operate Parking Garage on Lot F in the Uptown Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (the "URA'') is soliciting proposals from experienced redevelopers, and/or redevelopment teams (the "respondent") who has the ability to purchase and to redevelop vacant land into a structured parking garage in the Uptown neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. The goal of the RFP is to recommend to the URA's Board of Directors (the "URA Board") a single respondent to complete a high-quality structured parking garage using all of the available parcels bordered by one half of Colwell Street, Stevenson Street, Our Way, and Pride Street (the "site")
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March 23, 2016

REVISED REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP): 62ND Street Industrial Park in the Upper Lawrenceville Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking developers and/or development teams (the "Developer") to submit proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of all, or part, of the 62nd Street Industrial Park (the "Site") in the Upper Lawrenceville neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. The goal of this RFP is to select a Developer who presents a response that optimizes building density, facility operations and job creation. Preference will be given to proposals that incorporate the relocation of the Lawrenceville neighborhood's heavy industry and warehouses from residentially intensive areas to this Site to help to reduce truck traffic in the commercial district.
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March 10, 2016

Urban Redevelopment Authority To Vote on Housing Revitalization Initiatives

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February 16, 2016

URA ANNOUNCES 2016 STEEL CITY CODEFEST NEWS

Press Release

December 18, 2015

Employment Opportunity

Accountant (Finance Department) -
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December 16, 2014

URA ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2015 STEEL CITY CODEFEST

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October 22, 2014

URA winner of excellence in tax credit finance award

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Title VI Documents

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 >

AVAILABLE SITES

URA properties and sites are available for purchase and development.

See available sites in various neighborhoods throughout the City of Pittsburgh.

PITTSBURGH TECHNOLOGY CENTER

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

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 >