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Forging Ahead: What’s Next in PGH Apartments

If you thought that Pittsburgh apartments were at the top of their game, wait til you see what is in the pipeline for units coming online in the next year.  From over the top co-living units with chef demos and private yoga sessions to detail oriented historic renovations, there is something for everyone.

x Penn Rose Building // Strip District

72 Units. Fall 2017. The tallest building in the Strip will soon house lofts with enviable river and city views from both the units and the 10th-floor rooftop deck (complete with fire pits, a grilling area, a fitness center and a dog park).


x The Foundry at 41st // Lawrenceville

182 Units. May 2017. What once was a riverfront factory is soon to be one of the most sought-after addresses in Lawrenceville. This exciting new construction incorporates the factory’s former bay as a public plaza, as well as incredible amenities ranging from a rooftop “outdoor living room” terrace to a courtyard featuring a pool & lounges, a bocce court, barbecue grills and a dog park.  Expect attention to design throughout from the original art in the lobby by local artist, Mia Tarducci, to custom movable kitchen quartz topped islands.  More details here.

x Riverfront Landing // Strip District

364 Units. Winter 2017. The building boom along the Strip District’s waterfront continues. This huge new project will kick off the 55-acre riverfront development running from 11th to 21st Streets, and it’s looking to give its apartment neighbors a run for their money with a big time amenity package.

x Ollie at Baumhaus // Shadyside

127 Units. June 2017. Coliving is coming to PGH. Ollie at Baumhaus offers residents a true live, work, play experience. The luxury property is comprised of fully furnished micro studios & micro-suites, as well as a mix of 1, 2 and 3-bedroom conventional units. Residents are treated to complimentary perks, like hotel-style housekeeping with fresh linens & towels, wifi & TV programming, regular events organized by a live-in community manager (from sunset yoga to Sunday brunches), and an extraordinary network of amenity spaces, including a fitness center, rooftop terrace, communal kitchen, moss garden, parking garage with Zipcar access and more!  See more details here.

x The Emerald // Oakland

326 Units. Summer 2018. Pitt and CMU students, you are in luck. What was once a row of houses and a surface lot will soon house a 17-story, student-centric mid-rise complete with a rooftop terrace, integrated parking for vehicles and bikes, a seventh-floor pool and over 9,500 square feet of ground-level retail. You’ll just have to wait ‘til next summer for construction to be completed!

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x Schenely Apartments // Oakland

180 Units. Summer 2017. This historic Oakland beauty is busy getting ready for its second act. Gone are the manual pencil sharpeners and banks of lockers, replaced with luxurious one and two-bedroom lofts boasting soaring ceilings and windows. The building will also feature a fitness center and a movie theater, all within a five-minute walk from the heart of campus. More information here.

x Kaufmann’s Grand on Fifth // Downtown

311 Units. June 2017. Smack in the middle of Downtown, this development will bring new life to the historic Kaufmann’s department store. Stylish apartments, a hotel with decked-out roof amenities and ground-level retail are bound to bring energy back to this sleepy stretch of Smithfield St.

x The Bradberry // North Side

16 Units. Spring 2018. This historic, Frederick Osterling-designed building will be the latest addition to the Garden Theater Block on Pittsburgh’s North Side. The lucky residents of these one and two-bedroom units will count Casellula Wine & Cheese Bar, Alphabet City Bookstore, the Mattress Factory and Allegheny Commons Park as their neighbors.

x Arsenal 201 // Lawrenceville

243 Units. Spring 2018. What is now a dead stretch of street smack in the middle of Lawrenceville will soon become a vibrant hub of apartments and 19,000 square feet of retail space, serving as an anchor between sought-after Lower and Middle Lawrenceville.

x Coda on Centre //Shadyside

172 Units. Spring 2018. Smack in the middle of it all, this new construction is just blocks from Whole Foods, the East Busway’s speedy service and the bustling business districts of East Liberty and Shadyside. You might want to get on their waiting list today, ‘cause with features like gourmet cook’s kitchens, private terraces, round-the-clock concierge service and a rooftop courtyard featuring a fire pit, lounges and grills, these units are going to go fast.

x Boys and Girls Club // Lawrenceville

13 Units. Spring 2017. Brooklyn meets Lawrenceville with this new retrofit from New York City-based borough developer Crow Hill. Residents will be able to stroll Butler Street’s bustling restaurant scene, or just head downstairs to the planned on-site restaurant.

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