PITTSBURGH — Education Management Corp. (EMC), one of the largest private higher-education providers in the country, has announced plans to expand its Pittsburgh presence. EMC will expand the size of its downtown Pittsburgh headquarters as well as its existing online higher education facility in the city's Strip District. Finally, it will build a new data center in Allegheny County. The projects are expected to cost $30 million. The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance assisted EMC in procuring funding for the projects, including opportunity grants, infrastructure assistance, job training assistance and job creation tax credits. The Allegheny County government also provided separate funding, including a community development block grant and job training assistance. The timetable for the projects was not released.
EDUCATION MANAGEMENT CORP. TO EXPAND PITTSBURGH PRESENCE