The Pittsburgh Penguins and McCormack Baron Salazar are ready to start development of the former Civic Arena site
The hockey team and McCormack Baron Salazar submitted a letter of intent on April 19th, 2017 to the Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Sports & Exhibition Authority and the city’s Urban Redevelopment Authority to start the first phase of a 1,000+ unit residential development at the former Civic Arena Site.
The first phase will include 255 apartment homes, 20 percent of which will be affordable to households earning 60 percent or less of the area median income, in early 2018. They plan to buy the 5 acres, including 1 acre of open space, needed for the first phase featuring two mid-rise buildings in October, 2017.
Read the article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette here.