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2017 Market Overview

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Quick Facts

With a population of over 2.4 million in 7 counties, the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area is the 22nd largest city in the nation. The “Burgh” is known as “The City of Bridges” for its 446 bridges, and “The Steel City” for its former steel manufacturing base.

Its economy also thrives on healthcare, education, technology, robotics, financial services, glass, and more recently film production (The Dark Knight Rises was recently filmed downtown). The region is also known for oil and natural gas production and is headquarters to major global financial institutions including PNC Financial Services (the nation’s fifth largest bank), Federated Investors and the regional headquarters of BNY Mellon.

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In the Media

  • "Pittsburgh area named one of top 12 places to invest" - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
  • "Investing in Pittsburgh" - Popular Pittsburgh
  • "Pittsburgh real estate market improving" - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
  • "Pittsburgh Region Ranks In Top 25 Among U.S. Economic Powerhouses" - September 2014
  • "Pittsburgh Top City For Technological Growth and Innovation" - September 2014
  • "Pittsburgh Ranked In Top 10 Housing Markets" - Zillow, February 2014