Top residential, commercial real estate deals of the week — Aug. 31
Deals of the week
A quick look at recent retail, commercial and industrial projects, sales and leases of note in Western Pennsylvania:
Property sold: Painter-Kosor Road, South Huntingdon
Seller: O.C. Cluss Lumber Co., Uniontown
Buyer: West Brothers Holding LP (Gas Field Specialists), New York
Details: Former 26,000-square-foot trust facility of O.C. Cluss, to be used for transportation activities of Gas Field.
Comment: “(We'll) probably only do some interior cleanup, and perhaps in a year add 15 new employees,” said Brad West, vice president, gas field specialist.
Property sold: 2461-81 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa
Seller: Shaben Michael Sons Inc.
Buyer: Paul and Andrea Wolfe, Steven Augustein
Details: The Crestmont Shopping Center, a single-story, 50,157-square-foot retail strip built in 1955 with 11 tenants.
Comment: “We wanted to insure our store, C&I Hardware Inc., would remain in the center for the future as we take over from our parents,” said Andrea Wolfe, whose parents are retiring from C&I.
Property sold: 3949 Patterson Road, Raccoon Township
Seller: Hopewell Area School District
Buyer: Mark IV Development LLC, Aliquippa
Details: An elementary school building, on about 30 acres, which has been vacant since 2007.
Comment: “We plan major renovations of the building for potential office use, although we would consider residential,” said Marco Policastro of Policastro Construction, whose family purchased the school.
TOP DOLLAR HOMES
Recent home and condominium sales that brought top prices in Western Pennsylvania:
Seller: Bristol Global Mobility
Buyer: Craig Brown, Trustee
Details: A two-story brick Provincial, on 4.58 acres, rear deck and patio, covered porch with hot tub, three fireplaces, two-story foyer, vaulted tray ceilings, balcony.
Comment: “Buyers loved this six-bedroom home on private acres, liked top-rated North Allegheny School District, in-ground pool and pool house with kitchen and covered porch, two master bedrooms, walkout game room with home theater and entertaining bar,” said Kevin Mihm, Coldwell Banker Real Estate.
Property: Jefferson Hills
Seller: Thomas A. and Patrice M. Becker
Buyer: Thomas and Christine Beringer
Details: Two-story stone home with family room, kitchen with floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, windows to floor, warming drawer, trash compacter, master suite with built-in media center, master bath with open dressing area.
Comment: “The buyer liked the uniqueness of the property with its fabulous lot and overall privacy,” said Susan Brunko, Berkshire Hathaway Home Service
Property: Mt. Lebanon
Seller: Donald and Karen C. Roman
Buyer: William and Kyra Muntan
Details: Two-story brick Tudor, updated newer roof, windows, mahogany fireplace mantel with lighted display cabinetry, recessed lighting, beamed ceiling, den/office, covered veranda, tabletop parklike lot.
Comment: “Buyers loved the charm of this home along with the beautiful updates (and) fabulous flat yard, and they sought after this location,” said Stacey Diaz, selling agent, and Diana Mathison, listing agent, both with 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.