This project — Continental’s most well-known work — won critical acclaim as a reclamation of the former U.S. Steel Homestead Works, and for the preservation of important artifacts throughout the site. It consists of over two million square feet of retail, entertainment, restaurants, hotels, offices, and apartments on nearly two miles of Monongahela River frontage, five miles east of downtown Pittsburgh.

Size: 270 acres (2.4M sq.ft. developed)

Completion Date: 2004

Architect: Ross Bianco, M+A Architects, MSI General, Ellen Pu

Construction Company: Continental Building Company

Development Partners: Nationwide Realty Investors, The Park Corporation

Featured Tenants: Target, Giant Eagle, Lowes, Barnes & Noble, Loews Theater, Dave & Busters, Dick's Sporting Goods, P.F. Chang's, Starbucks Coffee, Macy's, Hampton Inn & Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Scholastic Book Fairs, Eat N Park headquarters, Allegheny Intermediate Unit


In today’s competitive environment, working with a trusted partner like Continental is paramount to successful project execution and efficiency. Their knowledge, connections and community reputation are unparalleled, which has helped our business in a myriad of ways. Since working with Continental on the Waterfront Redevelopment Project in Pittsburgh, PA in 2000, we have partnered with them for both real estate and construction services on numerous additional projects.”

Shelly Sponholz, Former Senior VP, Real Estate & Development at Giant Eagle, Inc.


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