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Recent CED News

Who Gains? Jobs from the Redevelopment of the Almono Site in Hazelwood
Release Date: Aug 01, 2014
In 2002, four southwestern Pennsylvania foundations formed a limited partnership with RIDC, a non-profit private development organization as general partner, and purchased the 178 acre LTV Steel Hazelwood site. The partnership was convinced that this remarkable riverfront plateau offered a rare opportunity to set a new standard for urban riverfront property development. The name Almono came from the three Pittsburgh rivers - the Allegheny, Monongahela, and the Ohio....
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Heinz Students Break Down Barriers to Urban Development in State Transportation Policies
Release Date: Jul 29, 2014
In 2002, four southwestern Pennsylvania foundations formed a limited partnership with the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania (RIDC), a non-profit private development organization as general partner, and purchased the 178 acre LTV Steel Hazelwood site. The partnership was convinced that this remarkable riverfront plateau offered a rare opportunity to set a new standard for urban riverfront property development. The name Almono came from the three Pittsburgh ...
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CED Hosts Talk on Shale Gas Extraction
Release Date: May 27, 2014
Last fall the Center for Economic Development at Heinz College welcomed Dr. Jill Kriesky of the Environmental Health Project of Southwestern Pennsylvania for a talk entitled “Shale Gas Extraction: Booms, Busts, & Public Health Concerns.”...
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The CED’s Practitioner’s Edge Series Wraps Up
Release Date: Apr 16, 2014
The fourth consecutive year of the Center for Economic Development’s popular Practitioner’s Edge Seminar and Workshop Series wrapped up April 5th 2014. This series gives Heinz students exposure to some of the more practice specific skills in economic and community development; skills complementary to the generalized skills conferred by our core and elective courses. The CED delivered a record six events last year, with participation reaching 52 attendees....
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