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Gateway Center Approaches Record Level Occupancy

Gateway 713 - Bldg 3Hertz Investment Group and Colliers International | Pittsburgh are proud to announce the recent signing of a new lease agreement with long-standing regional law firm, Keevican Weiss Bauerle & Hirsch LLC to newly renovated space at Three Gateway Center.

“Hertz and Gateway understood ours is a client service business,” said Managing Director Lee Keevican. “Their space plan advances our business plan, providing high value service to clients at competitive prices,” he added. “Our boutique investment bank, Renaissance Partners, LLC, will share the new space, as it continues to serve the capital markets needs of regionally-based companies,” said Keevican.

Keevican Weiss was attracted to Gateway Center based upon its abundant on-site parking (800 spaces) and various amenities to include Eddie Merlot’s Restaurant and the Gateway Café. Keevican Weiss was represented in the transaction by Dick Cassetti of Grant Street Associates.

With the signing of Keevican Weiss, Gateway Center is now approaching a record occupancy level for the overall complex of 90%.

About Gateway Center Complex

Gateway Center is located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s central business district. The 4-building, 1.5 million sq.ft. complex includes plazas with a sparkling fountain and towering trees, lush plants and blooming flowers with breezy walkways. Recent lobby renovations include rich Italian Carrera marble walls, granite floors and shining steel with glass atriums.

Gateway Center offers fabulous views of PNC Park, Heinz Field, and Point State Park. The Center also plays host to the Three Rivers Arts Festival.

Hertz Investment Group acquired this prestigious property in 2004. It is currently owned and managed by Hertz Investment Group. For leasing information, please contact Paul Horan or Edward Lawrence of Colliers International | Pittsburgh at 412-321-4200 or and

About Keevican Weiss Bauerle & Hirsch LLC

Keevican Weiss Bauerle & Hirsch LLC is a service-focused law firm that has built its reputation on providing practical business legal advice to its clients. What makes the Firm stand out is its understanding of its clients’ needs as well as the access it offers to the capital markets through its subsidiary, Renaissance Partners, LLC.

The Firm’s practice areas and industry groups cover a broad range of business and legal needs. This breadth of expertise and resources enables the Firm to provide solutions in a traditional way or in an innovative fashion. It also offers an unprecedented range of services through two ancillary services groups: Renaissance Partners, LLC and FiCap Strategic Partners, LLC. These ancillary businesses provide the legal, investment banking, and business consulting services that help companies succeed.



Colliers International | Pittsburgh Announces the Gateway Center Complex’s Leasing Activity

-The leasing activity at Gateway Center Complex remains strong with new & existing tenants–

GCPittsburgh, PA, October 16, 2013Colliers International | Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that leases have been signed with six new tenants in the past five months at the Gateway Center Complex. The new tenants include Pittsburgh Human Resources Association, LM Machinery & Equipment, Ohio Security Systems, DH Marketing, Beth Bliss, Psy.D. and Arts Education Collaborative.

Paul Horan, Founding Principal, Edward Lawrence, Vice President of Office Brokerage, and David Bivens, Office Brokerage Specialist of Colliers International | Pittsburgh, represent the landlord, Hertz Investment Group.

The Gateway Center Complex, located in the heart of the Central Business District in downtown Pittsburgh, offers suites ranging from 200 SF to 20,166 SF in four office buildings.

“Since assuming leasing responsibilities at Gateway Center over two years ago, our firm has been instrumental in raising the occupancy rate for the complex from 81% to its current level of 87%,” stated Paul Horan, Founding Principal of Colliers International | Pittsburgh and leader of the Gateway leasing team.

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Hertz Investment Group & Colliers International | Pittsburgh Gateway Center Open House

Gateway Center Open HouseHertz Investment Group & Colliers International | Pittsburgh hosted an Open House to promote leasing opportunities at the Gateway Center Complex on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, on  the seventeenth floor of One Gateway Center. Approximately 40 brokers from the Western Pennsylvania commercial real estate brokerage community attended  the event.

“Colliers International | Pittsburgh enjoys hosting events that provide a forum for our peers in the industry to network and learn about the opportunity at hand. Hertz Investment Group, owner of Gateway Center, has authorized a broker incentive program which was unveiled at the event. The purpose of the incentives is to promote continued momentum within the complex through new leasing activity.” said Paul Horan Founding Principal at Colliers International | Pittsburgh.

“The Gateway Center event was an unmitigated success as brokers from each major real estate firm in Pittsburgh were in attendance,” commented Edward Lawrence MBA, Vice President of Office Brokerage at Colliers International | Pittsburgh.
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Start a new business in Downtown Pittsburgh or expand an existing one

Join the Downtown Property Tour on September 21st

Sources: CREW Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Register for the event at 444 Liberty Ave. (Gateway Center Four)

On Wednesday, September 21st, commercial real estate professionals and guests are invited to participate in a Downtown Property Tour through Pittsburgh. High-profile speakers, including City of Pittsburgh Mayor, Luke Ravenstahl, will be in attendance to speak with more than 150 business leaders about the benefits of downtown Pittsburgh. This half-day event includes networking, commercial real estate property tours by bus, and a cocktail party at the Omni William Penn Hotel.  To learn more about the Downtown Property Tour and see the event agenda, or to register online for the event, please click hereDeadline to register is Tuesday, September 20th at noon.

Event registration will take place at 444 Liberty Avenue (Four Gateway Center). Located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s central business district, 444 Liberty Avenue is situated within a complex that includes plazas with sparkling fountains and botanical gardens, breezy walkways and resting benches.  Tenants are welcomed by entrance lobbies featuring Italian Carrera marble walls, granite floors and shining steel and glass atriums.  Architect DRS, one of the original tenants of Gateway Center, who remains a tenant to this day, has been appointed for the design renovations to 444 Liberty Avenue’s first floor and lower level lobbies, that will be keeping with the original design, but with modern enhancements to include a new ceiling, set of entry doors and new lighting, slated to be completed in the first quarter of 2012.  Also slated for completion in March 2012 is The North Shore Connector and opening of the new Gateway Center Subway Station.

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