Senator Kim Ward Announces More Than $6 Million for 3 Community Development Projects in Westmoreland County

(GREENSBURG) – Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-39) today announced the approval of $6.5 million to support 3 community, economic development, and revitalization projects in Westmoreland County.

“Community and economic development go hand-in-hand,” said Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward. “The funding announced today for these projects will strengthen our local economy through job creation, advance our regional efforts to attract and grow businesses while also improving the quality of life for our residents.

Supported through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RCAP), the funding will support critical expansion projects, providing opportunities for additional employment training, job creation and community services.

The following projects that were approved across Westmoreland County include:

  • Hempfield Office Park, Phase II – $2 million

This project will advance the development of 110 acers for market pad sites for technology and health care ready expansion projects.

  • Saint Vincent College Athletic and Convocation Center II – $3 million

This project will construct a new multi-purpose center to accommodate a variety of sports, cultural, and education events, as well as offer smaller multi-use spaces for instruction and meetings.

  • Pulmonary Institute at Redstone – $1.5 million

This project will construct a new Pulmonary Center facility. The facility will house 60 patient rooms and 2 family suites.  The Center will have a hospital-grade centralized oxygen delivery system and vacuum system, specific for pulmonary suctioning. 

 

Contact: Erica Clayton Wright, ewright@pasen.gov, (412) 334-4856