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Pittsburgh’s Story of a Reinvented Economy, Retold by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

by on February 26, 2014

From an industrial past and glory days as steelmaker to the world, Pittsburgh has reinvented itself – a transformation that includes capitalizing on knowledge and technology as key economic engines.  Pittsburgh’s great American comeback story continues to capture attention, most recently the attention of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Free Enterprise publication. The online, two-part […]


I Like Robots Too, But They’re Only Part of the Pittsburgh Story

by on February 6, 2014

Written by Jim Futrell, vice president of market research and analysis, Allegheny Conference on Community Development. I love the great press we’re getting this week from POLITCO magazine. The Robots That Saved Pittsburgh highlights a region “that has developed into one of the country’s most vibrant tech centers, a hotbed of innovation that can no […]


In Honor of the Pirates: 21 Regional Home Runs

by on September 19, 2013

The Pittsburgh Pirates – enjoying their first winning season in 21 years – are once again making the region proud. But beyond the ball field triumphs, the region itself has a lot of which to be proud. Re-imagined and re-made, Pittsburgh might not be recognizable to the fans that flocked to Three Rivers Stadium in […]