New apartment complex planned in Baldwin Borough
By Stephanie Hacke
Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 12:48 p.m.
A 129-unit apartment complex likely will be built on a vacant 5-acre lot in Baldwin Borough in the next several years.
Council members Tuesday in a 6-0 vote approved a land development plan from A. R. Building Company to construct a three-building, four-story apartment complex adjacent to state Route 51 and the Cloverleaf.
Councilman Ed Moeller was absent.
Council's approval included multiple stipulations including that the developer receive a highway occupancy permit.
The property, which abuts the YMCA, was sold by Whitehall resident Nello Fiore on May 29 to Baldwin Apartment Properties LP of Seven Fields for $800,000, records from the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate show.
The complex likely will be similar to ones being constructed in North Fayette and Kennedy townships. A.R. Building has a portfolio of properties in the Pittsburgh region and owns about 4,500 apartment units nationwide, developers told Baldwin council members last month.
The apartments in Baldwin will be one and two bedrooms and priced between $800 and $1,350, developers said.
Baldwin's planning commission last month recommended the final site plan for council's approval.
Stephanie Hacke is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-388-5818 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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