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Ohio Firm With Local Ties to Take on Uptown Redevelopment

Keith B. Key was already well familiar with the beige-brick building that rises five stories on Fifth Avenue at the end of the Birmingham Bridge in Uptown. “We’ve been looking in that area for quite a while,” he said. “I’m…

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…

Penguins Plan to Build 935 Residential Units at Former Civic Arena Site

The Penguins expect to break ground in November on the first batch of 935 residential units at the former Civic Arena site — a 28-acre tract the team has been working to develop for a decade. “It’s incumbent on all…

Fiore Building Celebrates Opening With Ribbon Cutting

A building that was once a former meat market will now serve as the new office space for community supportive services under the KBK Foundation. Formerly the Fiore Building it is now known as the Ferlo Building. The space is…

Middle Hill Development and ‘Teenie’ Harris Center Open

When Lionel Harris drove up to the corner of Kirkpatrick Street and Bedford Avenue in the Hill District for a ribbon cutting ceremony a week ago, he was stunned to see the new community center named for his father, famed…

Penguins Ready to Start Residential Development at Old Civic Arena Site

As the Pittsburgh Penguins chase the Stanley Cup on the ice, they finally are ready to start another big quest off it — rebuilding the former Civic Arena site. The team and St. Louis-based developer McCormack Baron Salazar have submitted…