Top residential, commercial real estate deals of the week — Nov. 16
Property: 15030 Perry Highway, Marshall
Seller: Charles R. and Donald W. DiPietro
Buyer: Alphaville LLC
Details: 26.8 acres of raw land, with zoning classification of Route 19 Boulevard. Property longtime residence of the DiPietro family, dating to early 1900s. Project for site now can move ahead.
Comment: “Buyer acquired property to develop Fairmont Square, a mix of upscale town homes and commercial office/retail development. Planning … was a joint effort of both buyer and seller with township officials and citizens,” said Hal E. Martin, Howard Hanna Commercial.
Property: 556 S. Benbrook Road, Elmelton
Seller: UFP Eastern Division Inc.
Buyer: Consolidated Building Components (Open Joist 2000)
Details: Sold the property where the manufacturer provides open or web-joint products for manufacturer and/or mobile housing
Comment: “The buyer continued the production at the site which we had performed,” said Lynn Afendoules, spokesperson for the seller.
Property: 1805 Buena Vista St., North Side
Seller: Board of Public Education of School District of Pittsburgh
Buyer: School Facility Development Inc.
Details: Five-story structure, site of Propel’s North Side school, has 173,914 square feet (on 3.992 acres)
Comment: “We will continue the school there and are considering installing other services for the community in the building, such as perhaps medical services, or other community-oriented services,” said Jeremy Resnick, executive director.
Property: Adams Township
Seller: Thomas and Lynne Franco
Buyer: Edward and Mary Ophof
Details: Two-level brick Provincial home with four bedrooms, open floor plan, soaring ceilings in living and dining rooms, kitchen open to family room, four fireplaces, finished lower level with walk-in built-in bar
Comment: “Buyers fell in love with lots of features of this home, such as private setting, located on end of cul de sac in John Quincy Adams Estate community, the level yard with salt water pool, lots of outdoor entertaining areas,” said Kim Maier, Berkshire Hathaway the Preferred Realty.
Property: Upper St. Clair
Seller: Charles Sujansky
Buyer: Adam and Lindsay Beck
Details: Two-story Colonial on cul de sac, carport, freshly painted exterior, beamed ceiling in dining room, family room with den, sunken living room, walkout to patio from kitchen and den, back staircase
Comment: “The buyers loved the location, the neighborhood, yard and room sizes; after looking at other homes in Peters and Upper St. Clair, this home met all of their criteria,” said Barbara Baker of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Property: Mt. Lebanon
Seller: Alan and Elaine London
Buyer: Ossana and Melissa Kashlan
Details: Three-plus story Dutch Colonial home has eat-in kitchen, high ceilings, side porch off den, deck overlooking yard, finished third floor, walkout basement
Comment: “Young family fell in love with the architecture and character of this Dutch Colonial, with its amazing yard and garden, on quiet cul de sac street, wanted Mt. Lebanon for its school system and amenities,” said Michele Belice, Howard Hanna Real Estate.
— Sam Spatter
Sam Spatter is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7843 or [email protected].