Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering. [Derived Headline]

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- Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute is completing its occupancy of about 37,000 square feet on the first floor of the former Nabisco building at Bakery Square in the city's Larimer/East Liberty area. PNC Bank recently leased about 2,500 square feet in the complex for an office and should be opening it within 30 days. Meanwhile, activity at Bakery Square 2.0, across Penn Avenue on the former Reizenstein School site, includes construction of the five-story, 176-unit apartment building, scheduled to open in June 2014, with PJ Dick as construction manager. Work on the first 10 town houses is scheduled to be started in September by A. Martini & Co.

- Reo servicing LTD will seek the approval Thursday of the Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment to use a one-story structure at 3321 Walcott St. in the West End as an art studio with one dwelling above and three existing parking spaces in rear. Earthen Vessel Outreach wants use of a 44-square-foot ground sign and a playground in front of an existing two-story religious assembly at 250 S. Pacific Ave., Friendship; 201 Shiloh Street Associates (RedBeards) wants to place a 14.44-square-foot LED wall-mounted sign for its restaurant at 201-03 Shiloh St., Mt. Washington; and St. Andrews English Evangelical Lutheran Church seeks approval for a 29.3-square-foot ground LED sign for the church at 318 Morewood Ave., Shadyside.

e_SBlt Traffic Planning and Design Inc., formerly in the Regional Enterprise Tower, Downtown, is now in St. Claire Plaza business center, 1121 Boyce Road, Upper St. Clair.

- Smith Micro Software Inc. claims it still has a goal of having 230 employees at its McCandless office, although the current number is 100 with 14 engineering jobs open. The confirmation came from Ken Scebek, vice president of operations, after the disclosure that the company is seeking to sublease the fourth floor, with nearly 20,000 square feet, currently being used for lab and IT space. Gail Beek of Allegheny Commercial Real Estate Services Inc., is marketing the space at the five-story, 55,000-square-foot building on Corporate Drive.

- McCandless Corporate Center -- formerly known as Pittsburgh Office & Research Park -- is fully leased, following the addition of Memorial Park Church occupying the final 2,940 square feet in Building Three. …