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UPMC-Penguins sports medicine complex gets Cranberry OK

| Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 7:51 p.m.

Cranberry supervisors on Thursday gave final approval to a $70 million UPMC-Penguins sports medicine complex at the Cranberry Springs development in the northeastern corner of Route 228 and Interstate 79.

The nearly 184,000-square-foot building is expected to house medical facilities and offices for UPMC, offices for the Penguins and two ice rinks that would be used for Penguins practices and by the public. UPMC will build the facility and the Penguins will lease most of it.

The building, expected to be open in 2015, is one part of several stages of proposed development for the site, which includes office and retail buildings, restaurant development and a hotel. The development also features a roundabout, or traffic circle, and would connect with extensions of Mackenzie Way and Cranberry Springs Drive.

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