May 9, 2019

Trek development to bring more affordable housing in East Liberty

Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority board members are expected to vote Thursday on whether to give Trek Development Group the final go ahead to start the 47-unit Mellon’s Orchard South development at Station and North Beatty streets.

Downtown-based Trek hopes to start construction within the next 30 days, with the first units completed in a year or less. It is paying the URA $600,000 for the land needed for the development.

“We’re excited to be working in the East Liberty neighborhood. It’s been a focus of a lot of attention and we’re happy to work in partnership with the URA, the mayor’s office, and the citizenry to address these important issues,” Trek president William Gatti said.

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