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Announcing: Grow with Walnut Capital

Announcing: Grow with Walnut Capital

Rooted in Pittsburgh. Committed to our Communities. Announcing Grow with Walnut Capital! We've always focused on developing spaces that build communities and revitalize neighborhoods, and are environmentally friendly. Our Grow with Walnut Capital initiatives will be the product of active community

5 Best Small Space Storage Items You NEED!

5 Best Small Space Storage Items You NEED!

There is no such thing as having too many closets! When it comes to living in an apartment or small space, sometimes you might find it hard to store all your items in an appealing or aesthetically pleasing way. Here are some of our favorite small space storage items! Read more

A new housing model could reshape Oakland

A new housing model could reshape Oakland

"The Oakland Crossings development proposal doesn't just seek to transform nearly 18 acres of Oakland with new greenspace, housing for non-students and a grocery store. It also seeks to create a new means of making housing more accessible." Read more

Oakland Business Improvement District board endorses developer's bid to remake part of the neighborhood

Oakland Business Improvement District board endorses developer's bid to remake part of the neighborhood

"While one major Oakland community group battles zoning legislation crucial to a developer's bid to reshape Oakland, another is throwing its support behind the plan." Read more

How to Turn Your Home into a Festive Fall Wonderland

How to Turn Your Home into a Festive Fall Wonderland

Forget basic pumpkins and cranberry reefs; it's time to upgrade your fall decorating game. Read more

Peduto voices strong support for amended zoning ordinance for Oakland Crossing

Peduto voices strong support for amended zoning ordinance for Oakland Crossing

"Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto defended his administration's zoning ordinance to make way for the more than 17-acre Oakland Crossing plan." Read more

Giant Eagle, other grocers eye former Quality Inn and Suites site in Oakland

Giant Eagle, other grocers eye former Quality Inn and Suites site in Oakland

It's been more than 20 years since Giant Eagle had a grocery in the heart of Oakland. The supermarket chain may now be considering a return engagement. Read more

City Council amends, advances Walnut Capital rezoning proposal

City Council amends, advances Walnut Capital rezoning proposal

"Pittsburgh City Council amended and advanced Shadyside developer Walnut Capital's Oakland Crossings plan last Wednesday. " Read more

City pushes ahead bill that would aid developer's plan for Oakland

City pushes ahead bill that would aid developer's plan for Oakland

"Pittsburgh City Council on Wednesday advanced, with changes, controversial zoning legislation crucial to a developer's bid to reshape parts of Oakland despite pleas to delay action on the issue until the completion of a neighborhood master plan." Read more