The Economic Development Transition Team, chaired by Chief of Staff and Chief Development Officer Kevin Acklin, was charged with offering recommendations to strengthen the City of Pittsburgh as the continued economic engine of our region.
The team focused on the following areas:
Coordinating planning and development functions of city government.
Expanding investment of private capital into the city.
Establishing procedures to optimize public investment in developments.
Enhancing community participation in arts and culture.
Streamlining permitting and approval procedures to facilitate development.