Robbie Matesic: Looking Back – and Ahead – at Economic Development Success in Greene County

by on May 10, 2017

Part IX of a Weekly, 12-Part Series Note:  The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) invited each of its economic development partners from the 10-county region to share insight and maybe some hindsight about business investment and the economy’s growth – at the county and regional levels – looking through the rearview mirror at 2016 and at the […]

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(WATCH) PRA Market Research Guru Jim Futrell Peels to Reveal Fresh Regional Economic Insights

by on April 21, 2017

Pittsburgh’s economy is a lot like an onion, and its not because it stinks! Peeling back its layers and revealing economic insights beneath the surface is Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) Market Research Guru Jim Futrell in this week’s Pittsburgh Business Times column.  Futrell shares the importance of data in economic decision making and its use […]

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Win Free Airfare on Condor Via Promo for New Nonstop Service – PIT to Frankfurt – for Business, Leisure Travel

by on April 14, 2017

Deadline for Entries is May 24 Those who travel for business or leisure from Pittsburgh to Europe will have – beginning on June 23 – another nonstop air service option.  Condor Airlines will be a new carrier linking Pittsburgh International to Frankfurt (Germany) Airport,  with connections from there to other major European cities including Amsterdam, […]

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(WATCH) Chicago Real Estate Firm, M&J Wilkow, Expand Investments in the Region

by on April 12, 2017

Chicago-based real estate firm, M&J Wilkow, is expanding its investments in the Pittsburgh region. The company is adding to its robust portfolio – which includes the now 98-percent-leased Waterfront retail complex in Homestead and several others across the region – with recent acquisitions of two, Class A, downtown Pittsburgh office buildings: the 23-story 11 Stanwix […]

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PRA’s Patricia Horvatich Honored with IAMC’s Mary Jo Hanover Award

by on April 12, 2017

(PITTSBURGH – April 12, 2017) – The Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) has presented its annual Mary Jo Hanover Award to Pittsburgh Regional Alliance Vice President of Business Investment Patricia Horvatich. The award memorializes the late Mary Jo Hanover, a trailblazing economic development professional and a steadfast ambassador for IAMC. IAMC is the leading trade […]

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(LISTEN) TechVibe Radio Talks Record-Breaking CAPEX, $10.2B, with PRA President David Ruppersberger

by on April 10, 2017

The Pittsburgh region has attracted the largest-ever amount of capital investment: more than $10 billion dollars across the 10-county Pittsburgh region during 2016. Such news headlined the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) 10th Annual Business Investment Scorecard and regional economic development update. The scorecard news and a media conference to roll it out provide unique perspective and […]

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