Author Archives: Colliers International | Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh named best downtown in America recently published its 2015 Top 10 Best Downtowns, naming Pittsburgh as number one. The site attributes  the top ranking to the “uniquely positioned downtown” that lies between the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, the variety of entertainment options, as well as “low vacancy rates, a high number of new homeowners, walkable neighborhoods and a high concentration of cultural amenities”.

Pittsburgh is also listed at 80th in the site’s  2014 Top 100 Best Places to Live.

Evidenced by these recent recognitions, Pittsburgh is certainly on its way out of the shadows and into the American economy’s limelight.

Patrick Sentner recognized as 2014 Everest Club Member

Everst Award 2014Founding Principal Patrick Sentner, SIOR of Colliers International | Pittsburgh has been recognized by Colliers International as an Everest Club Member for top performance during the 2014 fiscal year. This is the second time he has received the award.

The Everest Club highlights the top 10% of all Colliers International agents in Canada, Latin America and the United States based on revenue performance from July 2013 to June 2014. The award was presented at the Colliers Americas Conference in Denver, Colorado this February.

“I am blessed to work locally with a phenomenal group of partners, associates and assistants. Collectively, they make it easy for me to be the best version of myself not only as a person but as a broker”, Mr. Sentner commented regarding his recent achievement.

Mr. Sentner completed over $52,000,000 in transaction value in 2014, including a 140,000 square foot lease at Heinz 57 Center.

Brookings Institution recognizes Pittsburgh in American’s 50 most crucial, highest-value industries

Dennis Yoblansky, CEO of Allegheny Conference on Community Development announced exciting news yesterday regarding Pittsburgh’s success in advanced industries:

“Our region has turned up in the Top 50 of a new list of U.S. metros capitalizing on advanced industries. Washington, D.C.-based think tank, the Brookings Institution and its Metropolitan Policy Program, released “America’s Advanced Industries” – a report that identifies the United States’ 50 most crucial, highest-value industries, defined by their R&D and STEM inputs – two of which are manufacturing and energy, sectors which are squarely in the Pittsburgh region’s wheelhouse of economic drivers.”

For the full report published by Brookings Institution click here.

Colliers International | Pittsburgh Represents Regulatory & Quality Solutions LLC (“R&Q”) in New Lease at 2790 Mosside Boulevard

2790 mosside blvdR&Q has signed a lease at 2790 Mosside Boulevard for approximately 6,900 SF of executive and professional office space. Jessica Jarosz, Vice President of Occupier Services at Colliers International | Pittsburgh exclusively represented R&Q in the transaction.

R&Q will be moving its headquarters from a small office building in Murrysville, PA later this month.  2790 Mosside Boulevard will offer R&Q a corporate address and executive office environment to emulate the culture of the firm and to support its continued growth.

“We are very excited about our new office space and owe much of it to Colliers’ expertise and leadership” stated Maria J. Fagan, President of R&Q.

About R&Q
R&Q was founded in 2008 and provides quality and regulatory consulting solutions to medical device companies.  Their experts are experienced, knowledgeable, and scalable to whatever challenges the medical device business faces during its entire life cycle. From strategic advice and guidance, to full spectrum, hands-on regulatory and quality engineering support, R&Q has the resources to ensure the success of your business.  To learn more about R&Q, visit their website at


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