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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

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

Walnut Capital eyeing big plan to bring more apartments, other amenities to central and south Oakland

Walnut Capital eyeing big plan to bring more apartments, other amenities to central and south Oakland

"Developer Walnut Capital is considering an audacious plan to reshape part of central and south Oakland with the construction of more than half-a-dozen new apartment buildings, a pedestrian bridge over the Boulevard of the Allies and a parking garage." Read more

Expanding its footprint: Pitt makes two big property buys in Oakland

Expanding its footprint: Pitt makes two big property buys in Oakland

The University of Pittsburgh is spending more than $25 million in Oakland to acquire a 285,000-square-foot lab and research project site on Fifth Avenue and a block of dilapidated rowhouses on Bates Street. Read more