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Keith B. Key: A Developer With a Social Conscious

In the 14 years since KBK Enterprises was founded, they’ve renovated thousands of public housing units across the county, and along the way, they’ve managed to also change communities, as well as lives, for the good. Keith B. Key knows…

Gilbert’s Bedrock, Three Other Companies Selected for $267 Million Development of Brewster-Douglass Site, Eastern Market

Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock Management Services LLC and three other companies, including two national real estate developers, are part of a joint venture that has been selected to build a  mixed-use development of primarily multifamily housing on about 25 acres of…

Community Celebrates Larimer Pointe Opening

Even as talk swirled about the possible loss of reasonably priced rental housing in East Liberty, state and local officials joined residents of nearby Larimer to celebrate the ribbon cutting for phase 1 of Larimer Pointe—a $13.4 million development built…

City Debuts Skyline Terrace

Though sod still needs to be laid on some side yards, and poles still await chain-link fencing, 186 units of new housing now sit above the Hill District where one of the nation’s first public housing projects, Addison Terrace, once…

Development Project Uses Art To Control Water Flow In Larimer

Betsy Damon, an international water artist, was invited to Pittsburgh to create a museum exhibit several years ago but decided instead to find an amenable neighborhood. “Pittsburgh has buried most of its streams in huge pipes,” she said. “Finding the…

New Homes In Hill District Touted As Catalyst For Redevelopment

Murder and drugs were commonplace as Ebony Lightsy was growing up in the Addison Terrace housing project, but she’s still sad to see her childhood home torn down. The Pittsburgh Housing Authority is replacing Depression-era Addison in the Hill District…