Join Us on Thursday, November 12th for a Dynamic Free Seminar

Clearing the Hurdles to Facility Growth & Expansion.
A Panel Discussion to Assist You in Growing Your Business.

Experiencing company growth? Considering expansion or renovation in the future?

Join us at PNC Park for a dynamic seminar.

We invite you to take advantage of this free opportunity to engage with some of the areas accomplished experts. View the growth of your business through three key lenses: Legal, Financial, Architectural.

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The panelists include:

David Ruppersberger (Moderator)
President, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance

As the president of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) – the economic development marketing affiliate of the Allegheny Conference – David leads a team that helps businesses interested in investing or expanding in the region clear any hurdles so they land softly in Pittsburgh. David and the PRA tailor a range of economic development services to help companies overcome any obstacles.

Lafe Metz
Chair, Real Estate Group at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

An accomplished real estate and tax attorney. Lafe specializes in tax-structured real estate transactions. He has broad experience in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, development, financing, leasing, and zoning. Handles significant property tax appeals and tax exemption matters while also specializing in tax litigation and transactional planning.

Michael Pehur
Development Finance Consulting Director, Duane Morris Government Strategies

Certified NDC Economic Development Finance Professional. Member of the Council of Development Finance Agencies Board of Directors, and frequent speaker on development finance. Contributing author of the CDFA Advanced Tax Increment Financing Reference Guide published in 2009. Appointed to the Board of Directors for the Regional Development Funding Corporation, a non-profit SBA lender in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Brad Frankhouser
Associate, Senior Project Manager, Desmone Architects

With over 15 years of experience, in his role as Senior Project Designer, Brad is responsible for code research and analysis, construction detailing of multi-story buildings, and coordination of complex Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection Systems, Structural and Site components. Brad recently completed a new 57,000 square foot facility for Wendell August. The project houses Wendell August’s Flagship Corporate Headquarters including offices, a 45,000 square foot manufacturing/distribution facility and a new retail store.

Event Schedule:

8:00am – 8:30am – Complimentary Breakfast and Networking Session
8:30am – 10am – Presentation on the Topics of Legal, Financial, and Architecture.
10am – 11am – Questions

Location & Parking Details:

The event will be held at the PNC Park Business Center. Standard Parking will be available on the street that morning. The entrance is located on the corner of West General Robinson Street and Federal Street.

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Feel free to contact us with any questions. We look forward to seeing you at the event.