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Ross Township, PA



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 Inc. Design+Build
RDC Inc. Genral Contractor
RDC Inc. Construction Management
General Contractor
Construction Management

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.

RDC Inc. Real Estate Develoment
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.

RDC Inc. Prperty & Asset Management
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."



15+ Internal
Rate of Return
2x Equity Multiple
“Certainty of Execution”


Green Tree developer to build 370 apartments in Polish Hill

September 25, 2020

Green Tree-based RDC Design Build has acquired a three-acre industrial site at 3250 Liberty Ave. near the old Iron City Brewery where it plans to develop 370 apartment units spread over three buildings.

A New Apartment Project Is Being Cued Up in Pittsburgh's Growing Strip District

August 26, 2020

DC Design and Build Plans to Break Ground This Fall on 376-Unit Brewers Block Across From Uber's Pittsburgh Office

Opportunity Zone Investment What you really need to know to maximize your return and mitigate taxes

April 01, 2020

Benjamin Franklin said there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes.

Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, you can defer and reduce half of this certainty- taxes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was the most sweeping tax reform act in 30 years and the single biggest gift to the investment community since 1031 exchanges

The Vision on Fifteenth

March 10, 2020

The Vision on Fifteenth is a world-class workplace experience designed to attract and develop top talent by offering all of the modern conveniences demanded by today’s workforce. Its human-centric design creates a collaborative culture of innovation and creativity, inspiring employees to perform at their best. The harmonious integration of outdoor riverfront spaces and terraces promotes relaxation, socializing or continuation of the workday, allowing employees to make a life, not only a living.

Mayor Peduto: Facebook symbolizes Pittsburgh’s changing economy

February 27, 2020

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Thursday described Facebook’s new facility in the Strip District as a symbol of the city’s changing economy.

Peduto said high-tech companies along with the city’s educational and medical institutions have replaced the former industrial base that drove Pittsburgh markets for more than a century.

High-tech companies like Facebook are now generating hundreds of jobs across the city, he said.

Facebook shows off its new office in the Strip District, focused on advanced avatar research

February 27, 2020

Facebook has been in Pittsburgh for five years but its recent expansion into the Strip District shows that it plans to grow.

Company officials hosted an open house on Thursday to show off their new offices and the work that is being done at Facebook Reality Labs.

NAIOP Pittsburgh 2020 Built to Suit - Industrial and Speculative - Office, section Winners!

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.

Vertical farming company Fifth Season moves to Braddock

October 10, 2019

Steps away from one of the longest running steel mills in the region, a solar-powered, fully-automated, vertical farming operation is setting up shop in Braddock.

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651 Holiday Drive, Suite 225
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Phone  412.257.3235
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