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Investment Tycoon Buys Steel City's Tallest Skyscraper
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Although it took four long years to come together, property investor Mark Karasick finally got what he wanted when his New York investment group acquired Pittsburgh's tallest skyscraper for $250 million last Friday. Steel Tower to the right - courtesy ... [...]
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More contractors file mechanics' liens in attempt to get paid
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It looks like it's going to be a lien year for Pittsburgh's real estate industry. Filings of mechanics' liens in Allegheny County of $10,000 and greater are up 86 percent from last year, according to research by American City Business Journals Inc ... [...]
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Real Estate Investors Association Names REACT Course The Top New Real Estate …
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The Pittsburgh Real Estate Investors Association chose Jon Iannotti's REACT course to be the best course of 2013. This honor goes to the real estate investor course which the association's directors chose as being the most comprehensive home study ... [...]
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Pittsburgh firm buys Westlake office building from GE Capital
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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Pittsburgh real estate firm has purchased the Point 6 office building in Westlake from the General Electric Co. An affiliate of McKnight Property Management paid about $2 million for property, which the Cuyahoga County Auditor's ... [...]
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Pittsburgh ranks 9th for flipping, largely due to 'distressed inventory'
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Dominic Dascola and other investors who spoke to Pittsburgh's Action News 4 suggested that those who don't have the experience should first work with a seasoned investor and check out Pittsburgh real estate groups. They also recommend getting to know ... [...]
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Fighting urban blight with letterpress printing: Real estate the Art Noose way
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Arts and Culture, Move to Pittsburgh, Real Estate · Lawrenceville. When most people want to buy a house, they turn to the bank. When Art Noose wants to buy a house, she turns to the internet. After 14 years in the San Francisco Bay Area and a short ... [...]
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A Seller's Market For Many Pittsburgh Area Homeowners
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More homes in the Pittsburgh area were purchased in June compared to a year ago. They sold more quickly and at a higher price, according to a report from the West Penn Multi-List, which tracks the housing market. The average sale price was about ... [...]
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Single Mom Pittsburgh Realtor Creates Fantastic New "2.0" Website for …
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Leading Pittsburgh Real Estate Agent Liz Caplan never liked hearing the word “No.” When Caplan contacted the West Penn Multi-List Inc. to supervise adding MLS home search to her new website, she was shocked to be informed that unlike the vast majority ... [...]
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Vehicle, home sales markets still face challenges
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Howard Hanna increased its share of the Pittsburgh real estate market from 25.5 percent in 2009 to 27.3 percent in 2010, Mr. Hanna said. "The reason for our growth is we did not reduce our advertising expenses," he said. "We've enhanced our website ... [...]
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Two Downtown Pittsburgh buildings for sale
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“We believe the sale of these buildings to be a reflection of the growing strength of the Downtown Pittsburgh real estate market,” said Aaron Stauber, president of Rugby Realty, in a written statement. He noted that Pittsburgh, along with New York City ... [...]
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Oxford Development launching hotel hospitality investment fund
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Brendan McCarthy, principal of Langholz Wilson Ellis Capital Solutions, a mortgage brokerage division of the Downtown-based real estate firm, said it's unusual for Pittsburgh real estate companies to launch such a private investment fund here, adding ... [...]
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Pittsburgh among the Top Places to Flip Houses
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There was a time when the real estate market in Pittsburgh did not look any appealing. The housing market in the region was growing slowly and the prices of a majority of properties stayed stagnant for a long time. The city also did not benefit from ... [...]
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Exclusive: Cork Factory owner to take on 300-unit Cranberry development
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After owning various property in the region in the past, GMH Capital Partners reentered the Pittsburgh real estate market with a new 376-unit apartment project being built as part of Southpointe Town Center, the mixed-use component of the Southpointe ... [...]
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Pittsburgh Real Estate Investor's Association Launches Financial Freedom …
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The Western Pennsylvania Real Estate Investor's Association will be presenting a two day financial freedom seminar featuring two of the most sought after real estate investing speakers in America today. The legendary Ron Legrand and equally ... [...]
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Rugby sells Amazon distribution center for premium
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To me, what I love about this is it shows the strength of the Pittsburgh real estate market,” he said. “It shows it's a wonderful business environment.” The sale marks a relatively rare instance in which Rugby opted against its typical buy-and-hold ... [...]
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Quality of Life Survey finds black residents see Pittsburgh region less positively
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In Wilkinsburg's Hamnett Place, a quiet, predominantly black neighborhood with centuries-old Victorian homes ripe for renovations, residents are often a real estate agent's strongest selling point. In an area known for a mix of longtime homeowners and ... [...]
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CBRE's Ackerman forecasts Pittsburgh real estate market
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A key North Shore office property selling not far from an aggressive asking price. A new manufacturer making truck equipment in a former dirt-floored mill property in Leetsdale. And a Pittsburgh real estate market showing some of the strongest ... [...]
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Buying Here: Duquesne Heights
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The wood paneling and gas-burning fireplace in the living room are original details of the four-bedroom Colonial in Duquesne Heights. Share with others: 0 inShare. By Lizabeth Gray Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In the world of real estate, there is an old ... [...]
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On the Docket Pittsburgh: 7/29/13
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David Grecco joined Jones Day as of counsel in the firm's energy practice. He previously served as general counsel of Linn Energy LLC and vice president of legal at Phillips Resources Inc. Mr. Grecco earned his J.D. from Duquesne University School of ... [...]
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Compiled by Natalie Hill
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Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. announced that Kit F. Pettit was named a partner, responsible for the management of the real estate practice, as well its business law and oil, gas and energy practices. Mr. Pettit focuses on transactional matters related to the ... [...]
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How much is this Lawrenceville house worth?
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A home at 184 34th Street in Lawrenceville, second from right, is at the center of a debate between private developers and a nonprofit developer, which has an agreement with the city to buy the property for $1,000. [...]
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People on the move: The Legal Profession
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Paul R. Yagelski of Rothman Gordon was appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Shale Energy Law Committee. Mr. Yagelski is co-chair of Rothman Gordon's oil and gas practice, representing landowners. He earned his law degree at Duquesne ... [...]
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Pittsburgh's One Chatham Center sold to bank
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Nearly half a century after a celebrated opening during Pittsburgh's first renaissance, an Uptown office building — now nearly vacant — has been sold at sheriff's sale. HSBC Bank USA purchased One Chatham Center with a bid of $2,321 to pay costs and ... [...]
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New to DVD this week
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The artist who signed the popular paintings of big-eyed waifs simply “Keane” was Margaret Keane, and the onetime real-estate salesman who claimed them as his own was Walter Keane. That true-life deceptive dynamic is the focus of Tim Burton's “Big Eyes.”. [...]
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Gateway school board approves real estate tax settlement
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The board of directors for the Gateway School District on Monday unanimously approved a settlement of real estate assessment values associated with the No. 1 Cochran car dealerships along William Penn Highway in Monroeville. Board member Scott ... [...]
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JLL to be 'signature tenant' of Market Square development; South Side Slopes …
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The Jones Lang LaSalle real estate firm is to be the “signature tenant” of the new $104 million Gardens at Market Square development, Downtown. William Kolano, CEO of Kolano Design, broke the news Tuesday in briefing the city planning commission on a ... [...]
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Dateline Pittsburgh: The Legal Profession
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Scott H. DeBroff joined Tucker Arensberg, P.C., as a shareholder and member of its energy group. Mr. DeBroff was previously with Rhoads & Sinon, LLP. He represents clients in the energy and telecommunications sectors and provides them with targeted ... [...]
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Pittsburgh real estate market improving
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Pittsburgh's residential homebuying market is steadily improving, according to West Penn Multi-List, which reported a solid supply of housing inventory in the first quarter and more homebuyers entering the market as better access to credit has made it ... [...]
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Why can't Pittsburgh's building boom produce better buildings?
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Pittsburgh is about to get a very nice mixed-use building for multi-unit housing and retail on Baum Boulevard, in Friendship. The Vitmore (whose developer is Vitmore LLC) is a seven-story, 103-unit project, designed by Workshop/APD architects of New York. [...]
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Glass Lofts Pittsburgh For Sale – Website of wuhirisk!
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Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services can help you find Pittsburgh condos for sale, Pittsburgh real estate agents, and information about the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Housing > Loft for sale pittsburgh; loft for sale pittsburgh pa ... [...]
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Homes for Sale Pittsburgh PA Linda Melada
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4.0 bed(s) 3.5 bath(s) Linda Melada Phone: 412-310-3020 Email: lmelada00@aol.com http://tours4.vht.com/CBP/T1153592. [...]
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Big party after 84 Lumber job cuts raises eyebrows
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84 Lumber Co., dealing with a slowdown in the overall housing market, laid off 25 to 30 people at its Washington County corporate headquarters last month. Then last weekend, the family of 84 Lumber founder Joe Hardy threw a lavish 84th birthday party ... [...]
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Boston's policy on affordable housing inspires Pittsburgh task force
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The ultra-chic Residences at Mandarin Oriental in Boston's Back Bay — a development with its own concierge and marble foyers, as well as rents that range from $4,700 to $17,000 a month — has been the province of the rich and powerful since opening in ... [...]
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Texas company eyes Oakland for apartment complex with student focus
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Returning Pitt students raise a welcome balloon for students arriving on campus last summer. A Texas-based company is proposing to build a 137-unit apartment complex in Oakland, with market-rate apartments geared toward college students. [...]
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Pittsburgh URA set to approve housing developments in Larimer, East Liberty
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Experts: Pittsburgh housing market on 'healthy trajectory' 2 days ago. Pittsburgh business leaders float big sustainability ideas, goals 2 days ago. JLL to be 'signature tenant' of Market Square development; South Side Slopes project raises concerns [...]
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Experts: Pittsburgh housing market on 'healthy trajectory'
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Experts: Pittsburgh housing market on 'healthy trajectory'. April 22, 2015 10:30 AM. Home Sales Buyers closed on 5,402 homes in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and. Charles Krupa/Associated Press. Buyers closed on 5,402 homes in Allegheny, ... [...]
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Experts: Pittsburgh housing market on 'healthy trajectory'
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The number of home sales throughout the region are up. Dollar volume is up. And home builders are seeing their business grow. “Our market is on a very healthy trajectory,” said Dan Murrer, vice president of RealSTATs, a South Side real estate ... [...]
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Barbara Baker is a Real Estate Agent in Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Barbara Baker is a real estate agent in Pittsburgh, Pa. The Barbara Baker Team With over 50 years of combined real estate experience, the Barbara Baker Team can help you buy or sell Pittsburgh... [...]
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Experts: Pittsburgh housing market on 'healthy trajectory'
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The number of home sales throughout the region are up. Dollar volume is up. And home builders are seeing their business grow. “Our market is on a very healthy trajectory,” said Dan Murrer, vice president of RealSTATs, a South Side real estate ... [...]
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Experts: Pittsburgh housing market on 'healthy trajectory'
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The number of home sales throughout the region are up. Dollar volume is up. And home builders are seeing their business grow. “Our market is on a very healthy trajectory,” said Dan Murrer, vice president of RealSTATs, a South Side real estate ... [...]
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The Pittsburgh Condos – Queen Anne | Seattle Condos and …
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Related posts: Dexter Place Condos – Queen Anne The Pittsburgh Condos for Sale (Seattle) Queen Anne High School Condos for Sale Serana – Queen Anne. Tags: Condo Conversions, Live Historic, Seattle Condos ... [...]
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Sign atop Market Square development hints at new home for prominent city real …
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City planning commission members will be briefed Tuesday on a plan to mount a high wall sign atop the new 18-story Gardens at Market Square development under construction on Forbes Avenue Downtown. That sign features the letters JLL — the initials for ... [...]
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Housing market stronger throughout Pennsylvania
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Housing sales climbed 10 percent throughout all of Pennsylvania in March, and home prices are up too, according to a new report. There were more than 3,000 more closings, 28,111 vs. 25,400, in the first quarter of 2015, according to a report released ... [...]
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HGTV's House Hunters Seeks Home Buyers in Pittsburgh To Star In National TV …
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Although the show is offering a five hundred dollar honorarium to buyers of Pittsburgh Real Estate for each taping day, no one should expect that starring in a TV show is easy. Producer Ron Spitzer of Pie Town Productions is contracted to produce House ... [...]
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Here's good news about Pittsburgh's housing market
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Erie and Johnstown were among the 10 markets that improved the most while Wheeling, W.Va., was one of the 10 markets that fell the most in the past year, Nationwide said. Hidden Jewel in Murdoch Farms 15 photos ... [...]
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