Ingenuity, experience and teamwork. Those are the basic building blocks that we use at RDC on all real estate and construction projects. Our company culture is about adding value, controlling costs and executing a well thought out work plan.

RDC is an integrated, full-service real estate development company. Together with our equity partners RDC has successfully developed more than $100 million worth of commercial, multi-family, retail and mixed-use projects. We work with a network of brokers and real estate investors to source opportunities where we can add value and generate above market returns.

RDC provides development services and comprehensive due diligence services. Our team is experienced in conceptual design, municipal and government approvals, government incentives, creative debt and equity structure.

RDC is an experienced general contractor and construction manager and has delivered more than $250 million in construction value in the last 10 years. RDC has constructed significant projects for some of the regions well known private enterprises and investment companies. Naturally, our sense of pride in building our own projects carries forward to our esteemed clients’ projects as well. We never stop seeking solutions to complex construction projects. On time and on budget. We deliver.

“We want our employees to take an entrepreneurial approach to projects and be problem solvers for our clients. Because that is who we are and the culture of our company."

John Deklewa, CEO

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RDC offers an integrated design+build delivery system that allows our clients to establish total project cost and occupancy schedules early in the process. As a pure design+build firm, architects, engineers, interior designers and construction experts collaborate in a goal-driven environment.

RDC is an experienced general contractor that can self-perform many aspects of the project. We have a seasoned staff of project managers, superintendents, carpenters, laborers, mechanical and electrical journeyman that save time and allow for better project control.

Capital projects require seasoned management and an integrated coordination team. RDC can provide the necessary technical and management services to help our clients achieve their facility and real estate objectives. RDC can manage and represent your interest in planning, design, scheduling, budgeting, construction, commissioning and move-in implementation.

Real Estate Development

RDC is your project partner. Our principals have served as sponsor, general partner, limited partner or member on dozens of real estate developments across several market sectors. We follow a disciplined investment philosophy focusing on value add and risk avoidance. We seek to maximize long term valuations through properly structuring each opportunity.

Property & Asset Management

RDC brings a hands-on, ownership mentality to every aspect of operation and maintenance of the physical space. We seek to maximize the value of the investment by controlling costs and focusing on tenant enjoyment. Our buildings operate at peak performance.




RDC is a trusted partner. We have a deep respect for the fiduciary responsibility our partners bestow in us to ensure their investment is safeguarded. These are the principals our debt and equity partners expect. These are the principals on which RDC is built.

We are closers. Once through due diligence, our closing rate is 100%. Once we close, our completion rate is 100%. Our track record demonstrates certainty of execution and delivering on our guarantee.

Our principals have served as sponsor, general partner, limited partner or member on dozens of real estate developments across several market sectors. We follow a disciplined investment philosophy focusing on value add and risk avoidance. We seek to maximize long term valuations through properly structuring each opportunity. We have a passion for real estate.

"Integrity, transparency and ingenuity define how we operate."


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January 17, 2020

RDC, Burns Scalo partner for $75M Strip District development

January 13, 2020

One of the Strip District's major new development projects is starting the new year with a new name and under a new joint venture.

After getting approved for the project by the Pittsburgh Planning Commission last May, Bridgeville-based RDC Inc. has decided to joint venture on its 275,000-square-foot mixed-use development slated for 15th and Smallman Streets with Green Tree-based Burns Scalo Real Estate, the two firms have announced.

RDC working to mix it up in targeting new site for development in the Strip

May 30, 2019

Ready to build its second office project at 15th and Smallman, Bridgeville-based RDC Inc. is preparing for its next development in the Strip District, eying a three-acre site at 3250 Liberty Avenue for a mixed-use strategy.

First look: District 15 Beta could bring more office space to the Strip District

May 09, 2019

After the Pittsburgh Planning Commission approved his company’s design for the 220,000-square-foot, nine-story District 15 Beta project in the Strip District, RDC, Inc. CEO John Deklewa made a secondary observation that suggests an unexpected competitive advantage for the new project.

This ag-tech startup is set to expand in Braddock

March 07, 2019

RoBotany, a Pittsburgh-based indoor vertical farming and robotics startup, has plans to move into a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Braddock, according to a state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant application.

District 15 building in Pittsburgh’s Strip District to house Facebook division

March 04, 2019

A Bridgeville developer putting finishing touches on a four-story office building in Pittsburgh’s Strip District to house Facebook’s Oculus Division is moving ahead with plans for a $60 million office tower next door. RDC Design + Build and partner Orangestar Properties of Youngstown hosted a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Monday featuring around

District 15 expansion in the Strip will court big tech tenants, say developers

January 16, 2019

In November, Pittsburgh joined dozens of midsize cities across the country in discovering that it wouldn’t be home to Amazon’s much-hyped HQ2. It led many to lament the disadvantages facing smaller cities in attracting cutting-edge businesses.

Exclusive: Facebook taking big office lease in Strip District

September 28, 2018

The development team of the new District 15 in the Strip District has landed one of the world’s largest tech firms to take space in the 105,000-square-foot office building.

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