Pittsburgh Business Times - November 19, 2014
By Tim Schooley
Alex Simakas is closing in on a redevelopment plan for his five-acre industrial property near the riverfront in Lawrenceville. His proposal would tear down much of the established structure for a new apartment complex and restaurant built around a restored public corridor.
So far, the plan is still early phase for Simakas and his Fort Willow Developers. Simakas held a meeting with neighboring residents this week to get their feel for a project roughly scheduled to open in 2017 that still needs to go through a full city approval process.