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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Pittsburgh Urban Initiatives LLC(PUI) is a Community Development Entity (CDE) that serves the City of Pittsburgh. PUI has received $138M in New Markets Tax Credits from the CDFI Fund, and has been able to invest in multiple strategic developments throughout the City. Click here for the PUI Intake Form.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

June 28, 2016

Employment Opportunity

Project Development Specialist/Senior Project Development Specialist (Economic Development Department)
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June 27, 2016

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - Request for Proposals (RFP) for Property Maintenance LandCare Tier 2

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June 27, 2016

Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Insurance Advisory Services for the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) requests qualifications from qualified insurance professionals ("the Consultant") to assist the URA in evaluating its risk factors and recommending appropriate insurance coverages.
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June 26, 2016

Invitation for Bids: East Liberty Site Preparation Contract No. 3 - N. Highland Avenue and East Liberty Boulevard Intersection Improvements
The original advertisement incorrectly stated that plans will be available on Thursday, June 10, 2016. The plans will be made available on Thursday, June 16, 2016 and the advertisement posted below has been corrected to reflect this fact.

The URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY of Pittsburgh will receive bids from qualified contractors for grading, installation of storm drainage appurtenances, relocation of a fire hydrant, pavement and subbase, traffic signals and mast arms, street lights, sidewalks, curbs, ADA accessible ramps, landscaping, and all work incidental thereto required to complete East Liberty Site Preparation Contract No. 3 - N. Highland Avenue and East Liberty Boulevard Intersection Improvements.
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June 16, 2016

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION - Request for Proposals (RFP) for Property Maintenance LandCare Tier 2

Attention Proposers: The following information is offered for further clarification for your proposal.
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June 10, 2016

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Property Maintenance LandCare Tier 2

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is accepting competitive proposals from experienced property maintenance firms to perform year-long maintenance of its vacant land real estate portfolio. Approximately 400 properties are involved in bundles of approximately 50 parcels each and are located in geographic clusters throughout the City of Pittsburgh (the "City"). A listing of property groups is included in this proposal package ('Exhibit C') and is also available for review online for those companies wishing to submit a proposal. The initial contract period will be for one (1) year. The property bundles are subject to change minimally by the URA throughout the contract period as URA ownership changes
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June 8, 2016

Invitation for Bids: Mellon Park Proposed Trail Extension and Renovation

The URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY of Pittsburgh will receive bids from qualified contractors for trail removal and replacement, construction of a new trail segment, excavation, grading, seeding, and all work incidental thereto required to complete Mellon Park Proposed Trail Extension and Renovation.
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June 8, 2016

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

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June 7, 2016

June 9, 2016 Regular Board Meeting

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Agenda
Board Meetings

June 1, 2016

Request for Proposals (RFP): Consulting Services for TIF / NID Analysis & NID Administration

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Exhibit 1: Hazelwood-ALMONO TIF Plan>

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 13, 2016

Internship Opportunities: Communications Department

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May 5, 2016

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ): To Provide Services to the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh's Mayor's Action Team

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Supplemental Information for Request for Qualifications (RFQ): To Provide Services to the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh's Mayor's Action Team For White Paper

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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 29, 2016

NEW REDEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: New Granada Square Development in the Hill District Neighborhood in the City of Pittsburgh

Attention Redevelopers: On March 28, 2016, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh's partner, the Hill Community Development Corporation (Hill CDC), issued a Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP) for the New Granada Square Development project.
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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 22, 2016

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP): Commercial Land in the Beechview Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh - 1600, 1602, 1619 Broadway Avenue

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking developers and/or development teams ("Developer") for properties along the Broadway Avenue corridor in the City's Beechview neighborhood. The Broadway Avenue corridor is the neighborhood's historic business district and is zoned for mixed-use, commercial development. A proposal can be submitted for one, or a combination, of the available parcels.
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March 10, 2016

Urban Redevelopment Authority To Vote on Housing Revitalization Initiatives

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February 24, 2016

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP): Consulting Services for Review of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh’s Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) requests proposals from a consultant firm or consulting team (“the Consultant”) for a review of the agency’s MWBE program.
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February 16, 2016

URA ANNOUNCES 2016 STEEL CITY CODEFEST NEWS

Press Release

January, 19, 2016

AMENDED Request for Development Proposals: Mellon's Orchard South in the City of Pittsburgh

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January 8, 2016

Larimer/ East Liberty Park Planning + Design Services

The URA has obtained a design team led by Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT) to design a park and open space network in the Larimer and East Liberty neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. Throughout the design process WRT will host three public workshops to gather community input on the design.

Public Workshop #1 - December 09, 2015

The community presentation can be found here.
A summary of Public Workshop #1 can be found here here.

December 22, 2015

Request for Development Proposals (RFP): Mellon's Orchard South - East Liberty Neighborhood 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 redevelopment of Mellon's Orchard South (the "site") in the East Liberty Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. Redevelopment of the site will be done in cooperation with Schoolhouse Electric, the developer of the Detective's Building.

The goal of this RFP is to select a Developer who has the ability to transform this key site into a mixed-income, mixed-use development that enhances the adjacent residential neighborhoods, while effectively transitioning and adding to the success of East Liberty's commercial core. The development of this site will set the direction for new growth in East Liberty. Planning principles and a set of site development guidelines have been established to direct this new growth in a way that enhances the future of East Liberty and creates a dynamic urban environment for all. Read more here >

December 18, 2015

Employment Opportunity

Accountant (Finance Department) -
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September 17, 2015

AMENDED Request for Development Proposals (RFP): Thornburg Highway (Route 60) at Industrial Highway - Fairywood Neighborhood in the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh's (URA) goal is to select a developer and/or development team ("Developer") who has the ability to purchase and construct a Class A development that will generate tax revenue and create jobs. Zoned Urban Industrial (UI), this strategically located site is one of the few remaining that is positioned for both light industrial and warehouse/distribution development within the City of Pittsburgh. Read more here >

September 3, 2015

Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP): Thornburg Highway (Route 60) at Industrial Highway - Fairywood Neighborhood in the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh's (URA) goal is to select a developer and/or development team ("Developer") who has the ability to purchase and construct a Class A development that will generate tax revenue and create jobs. Zoned Urban Industrial (UI), this strategically located site is one of the few remaining that is positioned for both light industrial and warehouse/distribution development within the City of Pittsburgh.
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July 1, 2015

REVISED Request for Redevelopment 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.
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June 22, 2015

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION - Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP): Pittsburgh - Hunt Armory in the Shadyside Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh

Attention Redevelopers: The Supplemental Information may be critical to the structure of your proposal
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June 18, 2015

Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP): Pittsburgh - Hunt Armory in the Shadyside Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking redevelopers and/or redevelopment teams ("Redeveloper") for the Pittsburgh - Hunt Armory ("Site") in the Shadyside neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh ("City"). The goal of this RFP is to select a Redeveloper who has both the ability to purchase the Site and to complete a unique large scale redevelopment project that preserves the Site's historical significance. The community's suggestions for reuse have included, but are not limited to: residential, recreational, office, event, film production studio, and/or commercial space.
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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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June 2016


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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 >