Columbus joint venture pursuing new 114-unit apartment development on the edge of the Strip and Lawrenceville

Columbus joint venture pursuing new 114-unit apartment development on the edge of the Strip and Lawrenceville

Pittsburgh — After serving as the point man who first brought Indianapolis-based Milhaus to town to take on redeveloping a more than 12-acre site in Lawrenceville, Shawn Kichline is no stranger to developing in Pittsburgh.

Now on his own after starting Oxide Real Estate Development in 2016, Kichline is ready to take on his biggest project yet in Pittsburgh, teaming with financial partner Schiff Capital Group, to redevelop what is now a automotive service station at the corner of Penn Avenue and 32nd Street into a six-story, 114-unit apartment building.

It’s a site about two blocks down Penn from the Doughboy in Lawrenceville in the Strip, which is right across the street from the Brass Building that Indovina Associates Architects successfully turned into apartments along with serving as its office headquarters.

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