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Riverlife and Strip District’s stakeholders forge a plan for a riverfront park

Riverlife and Strip District's stakeholders forge a plan for a riverfront park from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"Riverlife announced plans Friday for Read More & Comment

Neighbors assail plan for Oakland corner

Neighbors assail plan for Oakland corner from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"A dozen property owners in that area of South Oakland, called Read More & Comment

Local technology initiative gains acclaim, plans May celebration

Local initiative gains acclaim, plans May celebration from Pittsburgh Today"In the Monongahela River Valley, where now-silent steel mills once defined Read More & Comment

Updated: 05/15/16, 8:17 pm

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REPORT: The state of Downtown is strong, and growing

Bright lights, bigger city: The state of Downtown is strong, and growing from the Editorial Board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"Downtown Read More & Comment

Thinking Boldly about the Region’s Future

Thinking Boldly from Pittsburgh Today"Civic leaders across southwestern Pennsylvania want people to start thinking big about the future of transportation Read More & Comment

How Steel City Became the Front Line in America’s Cyberwar

How Steel City Became the Front Line in America’s Cyberwar from Foreign Policy Magazine"Blending gumshoe investigations with high-tech research, Pittsburgh Read More & Comment

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Pitt establishes $1 million fund for faculty, student business ventures

Pitt establishes $1 million fund for faculty, student business ventures from the Pitt News"The $1 million in gap funding money Read More & Comment

EDITORIAL: Fueled by foundations: Capital created here seeded the region’s rebirth

Fueled by foundations: Capital created here seeded the region’s rebirth from the Editorial Board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"Two recent articles Read More & Comment

OPINION: Pulling Pittsburgh into the future

Pulling Pittsburgh into the future  from the Editorial Board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"Philanthropies must complete the shift from managing decline Read More & Comment

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The Forum for Economic Development, Inc. was created as a dialogue to explore the possibilities and opportunities for creating manufacturing, industrial, and trade jobs that will impact the lives of the long-term unemployed and underemployed in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania, with the aim of using local and regional resources in the forging of new and sustainable communities.