Senior Living Development Boom

June 3rd, 2018

New senior living developments are popping up throughout the region including in McCandless Crossing. The article below features Atria McCandless and Stonecrest of McCandless, two senior living facilities under construction in McCandless Crossing.

Click here to read the full article from the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Steinway Pianos Return to Pittsburgh with Grand Opening of Fort Pitt Piano Company

October 29th, 2017

PITTSBURGH, PA. – Oct. 26, 2017 – Steinway and Sons Pianos has returned to Pittsburgh with the Grand Opening of Fort Pitt Piano Company in McCandless Crossing (McKnight Road). Handmade in the USA, Steinway pianos are represented at many Universities worldwide, including Carnegie Mellon and Duquesne Universities. Additionally, 97% of concert soloists chose to play on a Steinway piano vs. all other brands.

Fort Pitt Piano Company has been selected as the exclusive retailer for Steinway and Sons in Western Pennsylvania. Fort Pitt Piano Company has been designated a Steinway and Sons Premier Dealer and will offer the full family of Steinway and Sons pianos including Steinway, Boston and Essex.

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Riverstone Books – Now Open

October 14th, 2017

AdVenture Development is pleased to announce that Riverstone Books is now open in McCandless Crossing! Riverstone Books is an independent bookstore located between Panera Bread and Supercuts.

Please visit to learn more!

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Fairfield Inn & Suites – International Initiative

October 14th, 2017

The Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites of McCandless Crossing, along with Prospera Hospitality, is pleased to announce an “International Initiative” for welcoming international guests available now at the new 109 room Fairfield Inn & Suites in the Town of McCandless.


As part of her internship with Fairfield Inn developer AdVenture Development, Larissa Obst, a translation and interpretation student at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, spent 3 days translating information to benefit our international guests.


McCandless Crossing is a large, mixed-use development in the North Hills of Pittsburgh.  This initiative is an important service to provide the community because of the large international presence in the North Hills.  LaRoche College, located immediately adjacent to the hotel and McCandless Crossing, has a substantial international program and student population.

Emiliano’s Mexican Grill Grand Opening

September 6th, 2017

Tony LaRussa



Work is nearing completion for the Sept. 4 grand opening of a new Emiliano’s Mexican Restaurant & Bar in the McCandless Crossing shopping center.

The restaurant will be located on the west side of the shopping center in front of the Lowe’s home improvement store.

The locally owned restaurant chain, which focuses on Mexican fare at moderate prices, has locations in Pittsburgh’s South Side, Cranberry and the Richland Mall.

The company previously operated an Emiliano’s in McIntyre Square in McCandless, but it was closed in March 2013 after Giant Eagle Inc. purchased the property.

Read the full article here.

On the Road 2017: Johnston County

July 3rd, 2017

By: Dan Headrick

News & Observor

…Kevin Dougherty is a patient man. Back in 2005, he saw a development opportunity in Johnston County, so he bought a small piece of property along I-95. “Then the recession hit, so we sat it out,” he says. “I was initially interested in 10 acres. Then we went on the hunt for good dirt. Then it went up to 90 acres. Now it’s 245 acres.”

And soon, it will be Eastfield, a proposed regional, mixed-use development at I-95, N.C. 42 (which is soon to be called I-42) and U.S. 70-A that will feature retail, medical, professional offices, hotels, senior living and residential, and potentially, light industrial activity. “We’re still in the land-assembly phase and actually looking at making it a little larger,” Dougherty says.

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McCandless Senior Living Approved for Construction

June 6th, 2017

By: Tony LaRussa


A new, 172-unit senior citizen residence in McCandless has been approved for construction by town council.

McCandless Senior Living will be located on a 10-acre parcel adjacent to LA Fitness in the McCandless Crossing shopping center on McKnight Road.

The four-story, 200,00-square-foot building will contain a mix of 80 independent living apartments, 60 assisted living units and 32 memory care rooms, said Bruce Betty, McCandless’ planning and land use administrator.

The developer, CA Senior Living Holdings LLC of Chicago originally proposed a 100-unit rehabilitation facility on the site, Betty said.

Read the full article here.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel – Now Open!

May 18th, 2017

by: Theodore Koumelis

Travel Daily News


PITTSBURGH, PA – The 109-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is scheduled to open today, May 16, 2017 with its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting decor. Located at 901 Providence Boulevard, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Pittsburgh North/McCandless will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by McSleep LLC of Selma, North Carolina and managed by Prospera Hospitality Services of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read the rest of this entry »

Mathnasium to Open May 1

April 28th, 2017

AdVenture Development is pleased to announce that Mathnasium The Math Learning Center is scheduled to open on May 1 in McCandless Crossing.  Mathnasium is located at 9024 St. Simon Way near Lowe’s between Nail Studio II and Geico.  Mathnasium is an educational center that focuses on helping children succeed in math.  Mathnasium also offers SAT/ACT prep help.  Learn more about Mathnasium’s unique approach to teaching math at  Mathnasium will be a great addition to the McCandless Crossing community.

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Hotel Progress Update: Fairfield Inn & Suites

April 14th, 2017

Coming Soon!

The new Fairfield Inn & Suites’ signs are up!  Progress is being made every day and the hotel will soon be open at McCandless Crossing.  For information on employment and other questions, please call 412-227-9600 or email