Friday, August 17, 2012
Construction will soon be under way on a military commissary on University Boulevard, marking the end of a six-year battle to bring the facility to Moon Township.
Sen. Bob Casey, D-Scranton, said it was a testament to perseverance. Members of Pennsylvania's Congressional delegation and military officials from across the region earlier today attended the ground-breaking ceremony for the long-awaited Moon Township military commissary. The 43,000 square-foot facility, set to open in the fall of 2013, will house a grocery story for more than 170,000 military members and their families in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. The regional hub will be located at the corner of University Boulevard and the Interstate 376 Business Route in Moon and will more than double the size of Oakdale's Charles E. Kelly Commissary, which is slated to close. The effort to bring the new commissary to Moon has been in…
Monday, August 6, 2012
Crews are slated to begin work in the coming weeks on the long-awaited military commissary, which will serve service personnel from the Tri-State region.
Construction on a 43,000-square-foot Moon Township military commissary will begin Aug. 17. The long-planned project will break ground at the corner of University Boulevard and the Interstate 376 Business Route, according to a statement released by Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair. The commissary will act as a grocery store and trading post exclusively for more than 160,000 military personnel and family members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. It will replace the region's existing commissary in Oakdale. The post is expected to be completed by October 2013. The $12 million contract for the project was awarded in June to Mississippi construction firm Carothers Construction Inc., according to the Department of Defense. The …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Construction of the company's new global headquarters is expected to be complete in late 2012.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
A new chapter will be celebrated today in Esmark Inc.'s history, with a formal groundbreaking at the company's future global headquarters in Edgeworth. The groundbreaking will begin at 2 p.m. on Hazel Lane, the site of the new Esmark Center, a $9 million state-of-the-art building. The headquarters off Route 65 will house an estimated 25 Esmark employees, and the remaining office space will be available for lease. James Bouchard, Esmark's founder and chief executive officer, will welcome guests, including federal, state and local officials. Development plans include a three-story, 39,000-square foot structure with underground parking, a rooftop patio and heated storage, according to a news release. Construction is expected to be completed …