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Building CapaCITY

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
412 Boulevard of the Allies
412 Boulevard of the Allies Pittsburgh, PA 15219

SESSION 1 • May 20

Are You a Small Business that Wants to Buy Real Estate?

This session will cover the risks, rewards, considerations, and resources for small businesses who are interested in purchasing real estate. Hear from finance and development experts, as well as a panel of other small businesses who have purchased real estate or utilized URA financing.


SESSION 2 • May 22

URA Development RFP 101

This session will give an in-depth overview of the URA’s process for issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking developers to purchase and redevelop publicly-owned property. Topics covered will include the standard components of a URA-issued development RFP, what is needed to respond, how proposals are evaluated and selected, best practices, and how to be notified of URA development opportunities.


SESSION 3 • June 10

Putting it All Together

This session will focus on the URA’s standard Disposition Process – how to get from Exclusive Negotiations to closing, and will also focus on the major steps to close on a private transaction. Hear from a panel of peers who have purchased and redeveloped property from the URA.


SESSION 4 • June 12

City Approvals and Contacts

This session will include guest speakers from departments and agencies involved in the review and approval of development projects in the City of Pittsburgh.



Additional Event Information
  • Dinner will be provided
  • Accessible through public transit
  • Parking garage across street
  • Family-friendly event


All sessions are 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Doors open at 5 p.m.


$10 per session (per person)


You can register for one or all sessions by clicking the links to Evenbrite above. *Space is limited!

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