Downtown Pittsburgh had the second lowest vacancy rate for Class A space among downtowns in the United States last year.
Pittsburgh is the top of the list for bars per capita and second for pizza restaurants per capita.
Lists and rankings matter — some more than others.
With the curtains hung, the work is under way at the PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation.
With the Pittsburgh region ranking low in talent retention, it's hard to say just how far the bump in jobs will affect the regional
How should we calculate the benefits of the Marcellus Shale?
CEOs come and go, but planning for their exit often leaves something to be desired.
As you dutifully turn over part of your earned income, chew on this: In most states, citizens don't pay local wage taxes.
Pittsburgh's entrepreneurial community says it needs more focus and more resources.
Western Pennsylvania universities are engaged in more than $1 billion of research and development a year.
Joe Wos of Pittsburgh's ToonSeum shows how crowd-funding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo have flattened arts and culture funding.
Classrooms aren't the only places Pittsburghers go for learning experiences.
The Pirates are finally starting to see bigger crowds, while the Steelers' recent struggles have led to thinner crowds and smaller returns.
The rise of social media has exploded over the past decade. Pittsburgh, in particular, has gained a little more social media cred.
Besides its popular PBS Kids shows, The Fred Rogers Co. produces resources for parents, children and early childhood educators.
Pittsburgh doesn't have a beltway, and something that bears a slight resemblance to one is years, if not decades, away.
Studies — locally, statewide and nationally — have found that for $1 of investment into libraries, $5.50 to $6 is returned to the community.
Pittsburgh suffered milder job losses than most and bounced back earlier. Now as other economies heat up, Pittsburgh shows signs of a chill.
Already short of the skilled workers they need, manufacturers brace for the looming retirement of their aging workforce.
As the number of low-income families grow, so does the need for affordable housing.
While health care remains a major economic driver for the region, more jobs are shifting from the traditional hospital setting.
While the pioneer spirit is alive and well, the trailblazing journey is far from a walk in the park.