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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

Living Here: Living Blue at Bakery Square is Easy

Living Here: Living Blue at Bakery Square is Easy

On Sundays, Bakery Living Blue offers its tenants free waffles, bagels and coffee in the common room. Every other day of the week, residents can burn off those carbs in a two-story, state-of-the-art fitness center. Those are just two of the reasons that doctors Alex Skidmore & Alli Foroobar enjoy... Read more

As New Apartments are Built Around Pittsburgh, Older Stock is Feeling the Pressure

As New Apartments are Built Around Pittsburgh, Older Stock is Feeling the Pressure

The boom in apartment buildings in Pittsburgh could spell trouble for landlords of older stock as they try to hold on to renters who find the shiny new units and the amenities that come with them hard to resist... Read more

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Fort Willow Developers' Alex Simakas

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Fort Willow Developers' Alex Simakas

In this week's Personalities of Pittsburgh, we spoke with Alex Simakas, who is redeveloping five acres in Lawrenceville and recently completed the Foundry at 41st Street apartment complex. He talks about his hopes for the project and the importance of working with a great team... Read more

Offices Proposed at Site of Former Cadillac Dealership in Oakland

Offices Proposed at Site of Former Cadillac Dealership in Oakland

Developer Walnut Capital is proposing to convert the dilapidated two-story building at 3224 Boulevard of the Allies into 41,000 square feet of office space, use in much demand in Oakland, where rents are high and vacancies nearly nonexistent. Read more

Most Pittsburgh Apartments Ever? The Foundry at 41st Turns an Old Steel Plant Residential

Most Pittsburgh Apartments Ever? The Foundry at 41st Turns an Old Steel Plant Residential

"The Foundry at 41st transforms unused riverfront land into a landmark public space and residential development that we believe will be benchmarked internationally for best practices," says Gregg Perelman, Founder & CEO of Walnut Capital. Read more

Oxford's Hot Metal Flats Receives Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification

Oxford's Hot Metal Flats Receives Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification

South Side Residential Projects Achieves LEED Gold Certification Read more

Bakery Living I Wins a Best in American Living Award

Bakery Living I Wins a Best in American Living Award

Strada is delighted to announce that Bakery Living I, the lively new residential building it designed in Pittsburgh's East End, received a Best in American Living Award (BALA) from the National Association of Home Builders. BALA winners were announced on January 25, 2016 in Las Vegas... Read more

The Foundry at 41st Reimagines Lawrenceville Industrial Space

The Foundry at 41st Reimagines Lawrenceville Industrial Space

A former heavy industrial site in the city's Lawrenceville neighborhood will soon be home to a $35 million, 182-unit apartment building with nearly 9,000 square feet of hospitality space-along with the reuse of a massive steel structure known as Bay 4 that is as long as a football field... Read more