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 … Read More >
Our region is no longer branded with stigmas of our industrial past, but celebrated for its attractive riverfronts, green initiatives, world-class universities, a thriving Downtown with its eclectic arts scene and much, much more. Pittsburgh stands strong, establishing a brighter future for generations to come.
Western Pennsylvania reformed its economy around finance, information, engineering and healthcare. … Read More >
A conversation on Pittsburgh’s business scene several decades ago would inevitably turn to one topic: steel production. Around the middle of the 20th century, Pittsburgh contributed nearly half of the nation’s steel output. Steel defined its economy and workforce—at least for a while. Then, during the ’70s and ’80s, steel production dwindled, beset by foreign competition, … Read More >
The Steel City’s rebirth as a center of technology and tech-driven manufacturing might still shock those who picture the city as another casualty of deindustrialization. But the fact is, the region’s success in the tech economy has been decades in the making, and strategies continue to expand opportunities now and in the future.
When Google set … Read More >
How do you measure the health of a region? Vital signs like a strong job market, safety, and affordability all come to mind. But there’s another key question: how well does the region move? Transportation is the engine that drives economic development and vibrant communities. While Pittsburgh is exploring innovations to improve traffic flow on … Read More >
Instead of asking why relocate to Pittsburgh, more often the question is why not? Broad job opportunities, low cost of living and high quality of life make this region a smart choice for everyone from college grads to families.
Newcomers to Pittsburgh are like Dorothy pushing open the door to catch her first glimpse of the … Read More >
How’s the housing market? That’s a pretty standard opening line for builders and real estate agents when they meet but not exactly a conversation starter for the average citizen. For the sizable share of the population that owns a home in the U.S., however, it’s a question that has more bearing on their lives today … Read More >