Higher Education: A Regional Asset

With over 60 colleges and universities, Pittsburgh area institutions of higher education continue to be a major contributor to the region’s vitality. 

 

They employ thousands of people. They pay millions of dollars in local and state income taxes. Add to that, factors like student and faculty spending and construction expenditures, and this region’s institutions of higher … Read More >

Go Places: Sites & Attractions

Greater Pittsburgh’s Four Seasons
There is something both comforting and disquieting in the changing of the seasons. The very certainty of this natural progression — winter to spring, spring to summer, summer to autumn and autumn back to winter again — provides Southwestern Pennsylvanians with a framework for our lives.

 

We change — our expectations, our pace, … Read More >

County Profiles

Why Allegheny County?
Allegheny County has been on the forefront of technological advances for much of its history. Innovation is in our DNA. Once a hub of manufacturing, we’re now known around the world for robotics, artificial intelligence, and autonomous vehicles, as well as the next generation of software and technology. And, yes, we still make … Read More >

Child Care: A Family’s Top Priority

 

Finding the right type of childcare to fit your family’s needs is a top priority, and Pittsburgh offers a variety of options for safe, high-quality care. Whether you’re looking for a progressive facility with all the latest technology, or a small daycare with less structure, ask questions to be sure your needs will be met. … Read More >

Active, Engaged and Socially Connected

When it comes to senior living, Pittsburgh often outranks places traditionally thought of as meccas for seniors –beating cities in Florida and California. These lists consider factors like cost of living, crime rate, and proximity to international airports, but what makes Pittsburgh stand out is the variety of opportunities the city has for seniors to … Read More >

Investing in Healthcare

Innovative & Consumer Focused Facilities
According to AARP, 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 each day until well into the 2030s. Our healthcare providers are adapting to this aging population with major investments in infrastructure – upgrading existing facilities to make them more accessible and patient-centric, or building new cutting-edge hospitals using all the latest technology.
The … Read More >

The Oakland Hub and Allegheny County

The Oakland Hub and Allegheny County

The University of Pittsburgh is a thriving public research university with more than 34,000 students across five campuses. The Pittsburgh campus covers 132 acres in the city’s Oakland section, and four regional campuses serve students and communities in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville. Pitt is a member of the prestigious … Read More >