Thriving by commUNITY.
Economic Development South is a unique multi-municipal, corridor-based community development corporation that encompasses a significant portion of the South Pittsburgh/South Hills region of Allegheny County.
Our coalition of communities have come together to positively impact our shared commercial corridors – Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Blvd.) and Brownsville Road, most notably. This approach is the thread that binds our communities together – based on a shared interest and benefit in the redevelopment and revitalization of these commercial and transportation corridors.
EDS develops events and programming to engage residents in entertaining and educational opportunities surrounding community themes.
EDS provides assets and opportunities to drive business growth and success throughout our communities.
EDS delivers project management and real estate support, as well as tackling projects that make our communities more accessible and sustainable.
EDS serves as a portal to real estate and development projects by connecting properties to market opportunities to facilitate business and tax growth for communities.
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News Around the Corridor
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Diana Nelson Jones has written a piece featuring The Bakery Society Pittsburgh, a project of EDS taking shape in the former Kullman's Bakery space in Mt. Oliver Borough. Read the full...read more
Despite the nip in the air, an intrepid group of volunteers turned out on Saturday, October 15th for a cleanup of Saw Mill Run in Seldom Seen Greenway. Tires, trash, litter, old carpets and other debris was removed from the banks and the stream. Thanks to all who...read more