Real Estate Notes

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April is the deadline for home and commercial building remodelers to be certified in lead-safe procedures and standards. The regulation is the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting rule. It applies to virtually all painters or renovators working in pre-1978 structures.

Design 3 Architecture converted the Wickes' Furniture showroom warehouse into the 100,000-square-foot Monroeville Convention Center for Oxford Development Co. The center opened this month.

Turbo Air Inc., a supplier of commercial kitchen equipment, leased 20,000 square feet in a 114,904-square-foot industrial building in the Youngwood Industrial Center. Mark Allison of Investors Real Estate Agency represented the landlord, A&C Property Holdings LLC, and Richard Gasperini of CB Richard Ellis represented Turbo.

A 15-unit building at 5841 Darlington Road, Squirrel Hill, will be converted by Darlington Road Supportive Housing Inc. into 10 support-service rental units for adults with development disabilities. The developers are Jewish Residential Services and ActionHousing Inc. The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority has approved a $400,000 loan for the $2 million project.

Red Lobster restaurants on William Penn Highway and at 5080 Rt. 30., Greensburg, are scheduled to be remodeled.

Chatham Eastside, the former Eichleay Building, 6585 Penn Ave., East End, that Chatham University purchased in 2008, will house a restaurant operated by Parkhurst Dining Services. The dining area will serve 1,300.

Laurel Estates, a 56-unit rental community in Uniontown, is offering one, two, three and four-bedroom apartments under auspices of the Fayette County Housing Authority. …