South Side PGH

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Welcome to South Side PGH

The South Side of Pittsburgh offers it all!

Be Entertained

If you’re from Pittsburgh, you probably already know that some of the region’s best restaurants are here in the South Side. But there’s a whole lot more you need to know about hanging out in our vibrant city neighborhood.

Live and Work

South Side is like no other neighborhood in Pittsburgh, and there’s no way to describe it in just one word. It’s urban, ethnic, hip, funky, feisty, and historic. But more than anything it’s a neighborhood where people go about their business living and working in a place they call home.


Whether you’re looking for a home, to start a business, or to make improvements on your commercial property, you’re in a neighborhood that is ripe for investment.

Buy a House or Condo

on the South Side
Homebuyers interested in either new or older homes have plenty of options on the South Side. Many older homes have been carefully restored (or are ready for restoration!), and new construction is booming. Please use the resources below to ease your home search, and contact South Side Local Development Company.

Local Real Estate Agents

If you want to buy an older home in the South Side, you’re bound to find one that’s just perfect for you. Some are move-in ready; others need some restoration. These local real estate companies and contractors know the South Side’s housing stock best.
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Start a Business

Planning to start a new business on the South Side? Use this section of our website to connect to resources. The Business Improvements section also includes details on historic guidelines and requirements as well as financial and other resources that may be available to you.

Neighborhood Plan

The South Side Neighborhood Plan includes a neighborhood description, development opportunities and constraints, and community issues and recommendations. The plan is supplemented by the South Side Riverfront Plan and a report on the South Side Works project, both adopted by the South Side Planning Forum in 1992.

Business Improvements

If you own a business or commercial property on the South Side, chances are you have ideas for building improvements. Whether you’re considering a complete façade restoration, replacing your sidewalks, new signage, or a fresh coat of paint, use this section as a resource to help you as you embark on your project

whats happening

3 Smart Tips to Buy a Property at a Young Age


Days are passing by to create nothing less of shambles in the economy and industries. As more cash flow is being generated, people are only overwrought with concerns about the security of their funds. The rise in the number of big-shot businesspersons in the scene will only lead to such worries over a long period. So, it is always best to start investing right from the age you start earning. Multiple propositions are available to select from, but if you have decided to buy a property or home for yourself, you have come to the right place.

Written rules used to be followed by countless youngsters to establish their careers and stable life. Although we are discussing certain tips to buy a new property at a young age, you don’t need to follow these always to have the home you have dreamt of. Simply imbibing these points can help you develop strategies at each stage of life to make the right decision.


1.      Building Down-Payment Through Financial Stability

Every person works to attain financial stability in life, but to have that isn’t the easiest task to get done with. Discipline is what you need to make things work; affording the down-payments on the house would be possible if you maintain a limit in your expenses. Since 10%-25% of the total payment will have to be taken from your own pocket, you must save enough to get things right. Cost-cutting, clearing debts, and avoiding splurges can undoubtedly help you keep aside money for the down-payment.


2.      Research on the Properties Available

If you are looking for a large property, you must check for the ones with all the essential features and amenities. Making things more accessible isn’t your duty to deal with; to find a place with all those facilities is. So, you have to search for properties or homes that meet all your requirements. The location is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a property. Make sure everyone in your family can easily access the home from their workplace or institutions. Knowing every last detail is important to choose the ideal one for your needs.

3.      Set a Budget and Invest


The key to having money at every stage of life for all the essentials and the down-payment you must start setting a budget should include taxes and every other significant expense. Saving money alone will not help you achieve your dreams; you must start investing in getting returns that can help you develop your financial stability. Look for the options with the lowest risk so that you don’t end up losing the funds. It should be a gradual growth, with your savings being used for all the essentials and keeping aside some money every month to be invested in the markets. This will add more money to your account, helping you complete all payments on time.