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URA Requesting Proposals for 620-628 East Ohio Street in East Allegheny (Deutschtown)

Press Release
June 23, 2021

Responses are due August 31, 2021

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 23, 2021) The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for redevelopers and/or redevelopment teams to purchase and redevelop 620-628 East Ohio Street in the East Allegheny (Deutschtown) neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh. This is the second time this RFP has been issued.

The goal of the RFP is to select a redeveloper who can complete a creative, high-quality, mixed-use development of three contiguous properties as permitted by Local Neighborhood Commercial (LNC) zoning guidelines while adding to the character of the East Ohio Street commercial corridor.

"I'm excited to see that the URA is partnering with the community to redevelop these three properties on the largest business corridor in my Council District,” said Councilman Bobby Wilson, Council District 1.

Interested redevelopers responding to this RFP should contact the URA's Gordon Hall at to schedule a site tour. Please note that attendance to at least one site tour is mandatory. Redevelopers are encouraged to bring their architect, engineer, or any other applicable team members.

An East Allegheny/Historic Deutschtown neighborhood business district profile can be found here.

The full RFP can be found here. Responses are due August 31, 2021 at 5 p.m. ET.

The URA uses Ion Wave Technologies, a web-based e-Procurement service for the automatic notification and transmittal of RFPs, RFQs, and bid opportunities at no charge to vendors. All parties interested in responding to this RFP or receiving notifications when the URA releases an opportunity must register with IonWave and then register with the URA. Instructions for the two-step registration process can be found here. All questions regarding this RFP should be submitted through Ion Wave Technologies.

About the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA)

The URA is the City of Pittsburgh's economic development agency, supporting the City’s economic development goals, which are designed to create a city of inclusive opportunity for residents, stakeholders, and communities. The URA is committed to creating more housing that is affordable to the average Pittsburgher; encouraging more entrepreneurship and small business development; promoting inclusive growth and quality job creation; expanding neighborhood and main streets revitalization efforts; and developing a talented workforce that is equipped with the skills of the future.



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