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In the heart of Pittsburgh’s Strip District, union pension funds are the stimulus for a $105 million redevelopment project that will revamp the largely vacant 1600-foot-long, 157,237 square-foot Pennsylvania Railroad Fruit Auction & Sales Building and surrounding area....

October 29, 2019

WASHINGTON — A secret agreement has allowed the nation’s homebuilders to make it much easier to block changes to building codes that would require new houses to better address climate change, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times.

The written arrangement...

The gap in wealth in the United States between the ultrawealthy and everyone else has reached its widest point in decades. One way to narrow the divide is through the use of worker buyouts, in which ownership of a company transfers from a single person or a small numbe...

April 3, 2019

Pittsburgh is changing, and a large part of it is due to our own workers' capital, which has been invested to renew our built environment. Several projects in the city are coming to fruition and the SVA/Heartland Network are proud to be a part of it. We have been suppo...

The reopening of the former Daily News Building as the "Tube City Center for Business and Innovation" is a signal that McKeesport officials want to direct their focus to revitalizing the city's Downtown area.

"We have development coming in at all different corners of to...

Port Authority expects to have its first two electric buses by September and to begin testing them in anticipation of use on the proposed Bus Rapid Transit system between Downtown and Oakland.

A committee Thursday recommended the authority board approve buying the buses...

Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority board members cleared the way Thursday for the long-awaited makeover of the historic produce terminal in the Strip District.

In 4-0 vote, board members gave permission to Chicago-based McCaffery Interests to start constructi...

An American flag drapes the hood of the last Chevrolet Cruze Wednesday as it comes off the assembly line at General Motors' Lordstown plant, where 1,700 hourly positions are being eliminated, perhaps for good. The factory near Youngstown is the first of five North Amer...

Dr. James Peter Warbasse opined in the journal Co-operation, “Once the people of New York City lived in their own houses, but those days have gone. ... The houses are owned by landlords who conduct them, not for the purpose of domiciling the people in health and comfor...

It was the morning after the 2018 midterm elections and Keith Mestrich, chief executive of Amalgamated Bank, was placing congratulatory calls to the bank's clients. His first three calls were to Antonio Delgado, Max Rose and Anthony Brindisi, Democrats who ousted Repub...

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