SEA/URA – New Lower Hill District Mixed-Use Development – Pennsylvania - Project Profile
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The Sports and Exhibition Authority of Allegheny County (SEA) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) are planning to undertake the construction of a mixed-use community in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the US.
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use community on 11ha of land. It includes the construction of multi-phased residential development with 1,188 units on 111,500m2 of area, 58,714m2 of office space, 23,225m2 of commercial, retail and entertainment space, a 150-room hotel, parking and related facilities and the installation of elevators and safety systems.
Pittsburgh Arena RealEstate Redevelopment LP (PAR) an affiliate of Pittsburgh Penguins has been appointed as Project Manager, who will undertake master planning, zoning, and community process for the redevelopment of the site. They also are responsible for marketing the site to potential developers and will be soliciting proposals from developers with specific expertise and capacity to complete residential, commercial, office and retail projects.
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been appointed as architect, West 8 and LaQuatra Bonci Associates Inc. as landscape architects, Mongalo-Winston Consulting, LLC as urban designer, Graves Design Group, LLC as interior designer, Atelier Ten as design consultant, Sota Construction Services ass study consultant, Massaro Corporation and Michael Baker International, LLC as contractor.
In September 2013, PAR selected Mccormack Baron Salazar (MBS) as the developer for the residential part.
In September 2014, the US Department of Transportation awarded a US$1.5 million federal grant to the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County for the planning phase of the project.
In March 2015, infrastructure works commenced.
In November 2015, BIG unveiled the new master plan.
In July 2016, developers are searching for new tenants who want to build headquarters at the project site.
In April 2017, MBS has submitted a letter of intent to the SEA and URA to build the first 255 units as part of the first phase of a 1,000 unit residential development. AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust will finance the residential development.
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use community on 11ha of land in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the US.
The US$500 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 1,188 units residential development on 111,500m2 of area
2. Construction of 58,714m2 of office space
3. Construction of 23,225m2 of commercial, retail and entertainment space
4. Construction of a 150-room hotel
5. Construction of parking facilities
6. Installation of elevators and safety systems
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