By Sam Spatter
Published: Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
DEALSOF THE WEEK
Property sold: Hull Street, Youngwood
Seller: Millstein Industries LLC, Youngwood.
Buyer: Teda J. Family LP, Uniontown
Details: Six acres; a 60,000- to 70,000-square-foot plaza will be built, with a 35,000-square-foot Shop 'n Save to open in 2014.
Comment: “We first will complete two projects in West Virginia during 2013 before building the plaza, which will be our 11th Shop ‘n Save to go along with 10 Save-A-Lots (one in Wilkinsburg) we own,” said Thomas Jamison, president.
Property sold: 3030 Penn Ave. and 3029-31 Spring Way, Strip District
Seller: Three 3030 Penn Associates LLC, Pittsburgh
Buyer: TTPA LLC, Pittsburgh
Details: Three-story, 24,000-square-foot office building and vacant lots
Comment: “We plan to spend about $500,000 to renovate the building, with a giant guitar image attached to the side and front of the facade,” said Jim Genstein, who with partner Andy Schaer of Tusk Development purchased the property. Rich Beynon of Beynon & Co. was the sales agent.
Property sold: 7800 block Sailor Place, Swissvale
Seller: Stephen and Candace Worobe, Pittsburgh
Buyer: Allegheny BC LP, Pittsburgh
Details: A 15-unit apartment and two triple-plex buildings
Comment: “It was time to lighten my load of apartments,” said Stephen Worobe.
TOP DOLLAR HOMES
Property: 832 Amberson Ave., Shadyside
Seller: Estate of Beata P. Graham
Buyer: Greg and Simone Lignelli
Details: Provincial with 5,000 plus square feet, five bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, skylight over main staircase, gameroom with built-in bar, stone patio, marble fireplace.
Comment: “Buyers fell in love with this home's well cared-for original character in a prime Shadyside location with a spectacular half-acre lot,” said Phil Anthony of Albert Anthony Real Estate.
Property: 550 Market St., Downtown
Seller: Three PNC Residential LLC
Buyer: Mickey Segal, Trustee, Lafayette Trust, California
Details: Acquired three units in the condominium within the Fairmont Hotel.
Comment: “Buyer loves Pittsburgh and has business and connections to Pittsburgh. Also liked the relationship between the condos and the hotel which allows them to have concierge, valet parking and other hotel services,” according to a condo spokesperson. Lori Hummel of Howard Hanna Real Estate is the marketing agent.
Property: 6030 Bunkerhill St., Highland Park
Seller: Jennifer J. Joseph
Buyer: William and Kathleen Whittaker
Details: Original carriage house to Trees Mansion with orginal leaded and stained glass, wood paneling, french doors, addition has master suite with bath with laundry and breakfast room, finished lower level, garage.
Comment: “Buyer and seller had great rapport which aided the purchase, Buyer liked first floor master suite, that house is near (Highland) park, has a large level yard and second level additional bedrooms,” said Kelly Meade, Howard Hanna Real Estate.
Sam Spatter is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7843 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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