Colliers International | Pittsburgh Announces the Lease of 220 North Highland Avenue

220 North Highland Avenue

Colliers International | Pittsburgh secures a 2,200 SF retail space for Union Pig and Chicken in East Liberty

SourcesColliers International | Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Magazine

Colliers International | Pittsburgh is proud to announce the lease of 220 North Highland Avenue in East Liberty to the locally owned Union Pig and Chicken restaurant. The retail space, which presently features a 48-seat restaurant with a fully equipped kitchen, will immediately undergo construction renovations for a new and innovative restaurant space. Construction is expected to be complete before the end of 1st Quarter 2012.

Gregg Broujos, Managing Director, and Anthony Pantoni, Associate, at Colliers International | Pittsburgh, represented the 2,200 SF retail space for The Wedgwood Group and assisted Kevin Sousa, owner of Union Pig and Chicken, with securing the space for its business.

Kevin Sousa is the 2011 Pittsburgh Magazine Chef of the year, and is chef and co-owner of Salt of the Earth, located on Penn Avenue, which has been credited by Pittsburgh Magazine as the 2011 Best New Restaurant and Delicious Design.  He is a native Pittsburgher, and has been featured nationally in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Food & Wine magazine.  Salt of the Earth was anxiously awaited, and Union Pig and Chicken, Sousa’s newest venture, is expected to receive the same buzz.  Additionally, the restaurant is expected to bring an unbelievable amount of attention to
North Highland Avenue in East Liberty.

Anthony Pantoni, Associate at Colliers International | Pittsburgh, represented the landlord in this transaction, and assisted the tenant with locating this space.
“Kevin’s restaurant will undoubtedly serve as a much anticipated keystone for development in this particular section of the East End,” said Pantoni.

Colliers International | Pittsburgh offers flexible, customized solutions to meet and exceed client goals, including brokerage, consulting, corporate services, facility and asset management, investment services, project management, valuation services, marketing and market research to individuals,
businesses and investors. The firm has 14 brokers plus support staff and approximately 10 million square feet of active listings.

About Colliers International

Colliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world with 12,500 professionals operating out of more than 500 offices in 61 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research. Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News magazines ranked Colliers International as the top U.S. real estate company and the latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second most recognized commercial real estate brand in the world.

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