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

September 1, 2015

REVISED Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP): 604 Liberty Avenue in the Central Business District of the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking redevelopers and/or redevelopment teams ("redeveloper") for 604 Liberty Avenue ("Site") in the Central Business District ("Downtown") of the City of Pittsburgh. The goal of this RFP is to select a redeveloper to complete a unique small scale redevelopment. Responses that include demolition will not be considered.
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August 12, 2015

August 13, 2015 Regular Board Meeting

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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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May 4, 2015

Request for Proposals (RFP): Larimer/East Liberty Park Planning and Design Services

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) requests proposals from urban design, landscape architecture and engineering professionals for park and open space planning and design services in the Larimer and East Liberty neighborhoods.
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February 5, 2015

New Development Opportunity: Request for Proposals (RFP) - 1726, 1730 Forbes Avenue & Miltenberger Street

The Pittsburgh Housing Development Corporation (PHDC) is the non-profit housing development subsidiary of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA), charged with the creation of housing in underserved neighborhoods throughout the City of Pittsburgh (City). In line with its mission, PHDC is seeking proposals from qualified developers interested in the adaptive reuse of an existing mixed-use building located at 23 Miltenberger Street and the new construction of a mixed-use building(s) on two adjacent vacant parcels located at 1720 and 1726 Forbes Avenue. All three properties are located in the Bluff neighborhood (informally called "Uptown") in the City.Read more here >

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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August 21, 2014

Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP): Vacant Land at 1819 Wharton Street in the South Side Flats Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) requests proposals from housing redevelopers, redevelopment teams and/or master contractors (the "redeveloper") for the redevelopment of vacant land in the South Side Flats neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. The goal of the RFP is to select a single redeveloper to complete a high-quality residential development using all three available parcels (the "site"). Projects that are residential; infill housing with adequate off-street parking and a design character compatible with the existing community, are preferred.Read more here >

August 12, 2014

Request for Redevelopment Proposals (RFP): Commercial Building and Associated Land in the Larimer Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking redevelopers and/or redevelopment teams ("redeveloper") for 413 Larimer Avenue in the Larimer neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. The goal of this RFP is to select a redeveloper to complete a high quality redevelopment that can incorporate elements of the Larimer Land Use Vision Plan that is referenced in the Community Process section of this RFP. The elements include, but are not limited to, creating local family sustaining jobs; increasing the range of housing options; and securing healthy food supplies. Read more here >

March 19, 2014

SECOND REVISION: Request for Development Proposals: Commercial Land in the Beechview Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh - 1600, 1601, 1602, 1619 Broadway Avenue

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is seeking developers and/or development teams for one or multiple sites 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. Read more here >

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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August 2015


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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 >