Mendoza's viewpoint: Development restrictions won’t produce affordable housing

Our city’s leaders are correctly focused on maintaining housing affordability, and it is incumbent on all our leaders to work with them.

In the past few years, the city has convened a task force and developed policy options to preserve affordability. These actions have been important ones that top-tier cities preparing for growth should consider. While the funding mechanism — the realty transfer tax — is not the best option, its existence is a good thing for our city’s strategy.

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Spring 2019 Executive Director Message

As we begin 2019, I am glad to report that Pittsburgh’s commercial real estate (CRE) outlook is strong, with increased demand for top tier inventory, strong growth in the tech sector, and an accelerating need to replace old inventory. However, as with most of the economy, external forces can impact the growth trajectory of our industry.

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Erica Loftus
Industrial Leasing Continues Strong Pace

Hanna Langholz Wilson Ellis recently released our November 2018 Western PA Industrial Market Report. The report outlines the typical market statistics, but more importantly evaluates the users of industrial space in our area, which is necessary to understand for developers and Brokers alike.

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Erica Loftus