Natrona Heights Shopping Center Under Renovation

Image Credit: Lami Grubb Architects

Image Credit: Lami Grubb Architects

– Heights Plaza being Repositioned as Harrison Town Square –

Colliers International | Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that the Heights Plaza Shopping Center is currently undergoing substantial renovations and being repositioned as Harrison Town Square.  Nearly 50% of the 371,158 SF shopping center is being restored and renovations are expected to be complete by Summer 2013.

Brad Kelly, Director of Retail Brokerage, and Michelle Stewart, Office & Retail Brokerage Specialist at Colliers International Pittsburgh have been assigned as the exclusive leasing agents to Harrison Town Square by landlord Wild Blue Management.  Approximately 151,000 SF is available for lease, with 400 SF – 60,000 SF contiguous retail or medical spaces available. Harrison Town Square also features 1,750 surface parking spaces.

Lami Grubb Architects, the project architect for the renovation of the shopping center, has been contracted to design the new storefront elevations. Exterior renovations include a new storefront facade, canopy and exterior lighting.  Additional upgrades will include restoring the interior spaces to a vanilla shell condition, new tenant signage and pylon, improved landscaping and roof replacement.

“Colliers is very excited to be involved with the new Harrison Town Square,” said Brad Kelly, Director of Retail Brokerage at Colliers International | Pittsburgh. “I think the community will be proud of the new look that Wild Blue Management is bringing back to the shopping center. It is going to be an exciting transformation.”

“The shopping center is going to look completely different,” added Michelle Stewart, Office & Retail Brokerage Specialist at Colliers International | Pittsburgh.  “The modern look will attract retailers and reactivate the community.”

Harrison Town Square, formerly Heights Plaza Shopping Center, was founded in 1953, and has been home to several small businesses for more than 35 years.  The shopping center is located along Freeport Road in the Natrona Heights area of Harrison Township, and situated near the Allegheny River, Natrona, Brackenridge, and Tarentum.  “The plaza, situated in the center of town, is viewed by community members as a landmark of sorts,” said Steve Kogut, owner of Wild Blue Management. The plaza is home to the UPMC multi-specialty building, Urgent Care and other medical offices as well as West Penn Allegheny Health System’s numerous medical outpatient services, along with a recognizable tenant base that includes, First Commonwealth Bank, Dollar Bank, Wendy’s and CVS.

Visit the Harrison Town Square Facebook Page for updates on the progress of turning Heights Plaza into the new Harrison Town Square.

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Posted on May 20, 2013, in Landlord Representation, Retail and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Natrona Heights Shopping Center Under Renovation.

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