Welcome to Pittsburgh!

Though it started from humble beginnings as a simple steelworking city, Pittsburgh, PA today is a thriving metropolis filled with possibility. Rated as one of the most livable cities in the world, Pittsburgh is a fantastic place to find employment, entertainment, parks, affordable neighborhoods, top-rated public schools… and so much more. If you’re looking for a hometown that truly has it all, then we at The Jim Dolanch Team would love to show you around our favorite city.

Discover an Unrivaled Lifestyle in Steel City

The city of Pittsburgh truly has something to offer everyone—entertainment seekers, foodies, outdoor adventures, entrepreneurs and applicants, first-time buyers, retirees, students… and everyone in between. It’s a place where beautiful old historic buildings house vibrant modern businesses and homes, where lush green parkland blossoms amidst urban architecture, where high-octane events and activities never cease, and where possibility truly is infinite. If you’re looking for the perfect blend of work, play, and live, then it’s time to discover Pittsburgh, PA.

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Live, Work, and Play in Pittsburgh

Fantastic shopping destinations

Pittsburgh is filled with prime retail destinations, including some of the most popular shopping malls in the state—like The Waterfront, Station Square, and SouthSide Works.

If you’re looking for something a little closer to home, East Carson Street offers a variety of locally owned boutiques and shops. Other top shopping districts include Walnut Street, Station Square, and Squirrel Hill.

Renowned local dining

Not for nothing has Pittsburgh been ranked as one of America’s top foodie cities—it’s absolutely filled with interesting, unique, innovative, and delicious local restaurants and eateries. Particularly of note are the upscale American dishes of Fish Nor Fowl, the wood-fired pies of Driftwood Oven, the small plates of Spork, and the late-night sushi of Umami.

Tons of employment opportunities

Pittsburgh has numerous times been named among the best places to live by sources such as Business Insider and Niche.com—and its thriving job market plays a big factor in its livability. In fact, Niche.com names it the #12 Best City to Find a Job in America, while Glassdoor has pronounced it the #2 Best City for Jobs!

Six Fortune 500 companies, including U.S. Steel and The Kraft Heinz Company, make their home in Pittsburgh, and some of the area’s top employers include UPMC, Highmark Health, the US Government, and PNC Financial Services Group.

Top-rated public schools

Public school ratings are important for homebuyers, even those without children. The City of Pittsburgh is primarily served by Pittsburgh Public Schools, which educates approximately 25,000 students across 54 schools, including four high schools and four specialized schools. It’s the largest of 43 districts across Allegheny County and the second largest district in the state.

Pittsburgh is also known as a hub for secondary education, thanks to its numerous public and private colleges and universities. These include Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Duquesne University.

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Wondering What's Around?

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Our Favorite Local Picks

Schenley Park

Named one of “America’s Coolest City Parks”, this 456-acre city park features miles of scenic hiking trails, an 18-hole disc golf course, an ice skating rink, the Bob O’Connor Golf Course, Phipps Conservatory, and the favorite outdoor movie spot Flagstaff Hill.

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The Andy Warhol Museum

Some of the famed pop culture artist’s most iconic pieces can be found at this North Side museum.

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PNC Park

You don’t have to be a big sports fan to enjoy the events of PNC Park. Yes, it’s the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, but it also hosts plenty of additional events throughout the year.

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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

This nationally acclaimed zoo and aquarium, located in the Highland Park neighborhood, features over 4,000 animals.

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Eager to make Pittsburgh your next hometown? Let Jim Dolanch Team guide you to your perfect place in just the right neighborhood. We have all the details you need to know about life in Pittsburgh, and we'd be happy to help you navigate your real estate journey from start to finish.

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