Where the Work is Starting


Friday’s groundbreaking for the South Side Works City Apartments marked one of a handful of significant projects getting underway as the year starts. Rycon is the contractor for the South Works apartments, which is almost $50 million in new apartments and a 562-car garage being developed by Village Green. In East Liberty, PJ Dick is starting the second $28 million Bakery Living apartment building at the Bakery Square 2.0 development by Walnut Capital.

South Side Works City Apts. Image courtesy Village Green.
South Side Works City Apts. Image courtesy Village Green.

Pitt’s board should give a green light to the contractors to start work on the $21.5 million Parran Hall renovation. Volpatt Construction is the general contractor for that project. The Pittsburgh Builders Exchange reported that the Montour School District awarded contracts for the $40 million new K-4 Elementary. Lobar Inc. from Mechanicsburg area was the low general on that project. Mascaro is getting underway with the $32 million expansion of the South Plaza at Heinz Field.

Down at WVU bids were taken on the HSC Simulator Center Expansion last week. Manheim Corp. was low at $1,794,000, followed by TEDCO at $1,824,000 and MASSCon at $1,925,000.


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