Friday, January 11, 2013
The move comes just days after NVR acquired Heartland Homes.
Plans for Bedner Estates have been submitted to Upper St. Clair Township for final approval. The plans will soon be reviewed at a planning commission meeting. They will also be reviewed and voted on by the Upper St. Clair commissioners. The move comes just days after NVR acquired the main developer of the neighborhood—Heartland Homes. The acquisition did not affect the plans for Bedner Estates, according to Director of Community Development Scott Brilhart. Upper St. Clair High School graduate Marty Gillespie continues to manage the Heartland Homes business after the buyout. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
Friday, January 4, 2013
Heartland Homes is managed by an Upper St. Clair High School graduate.
Heartland Homes is now part of NVR, Inc. NVR completed the acquistition on the second largest homebuilder in Pittsburgh on Dec. 31. NVR will continue to market under the Heartland Homes name, which is a compliment to NVR's Ryan Homes business. "Heartland's operating strategy, which includes pre-selling homes and purchasing finished lots from land developers, is consistent with NVR's "asset light" business model. In addition, NVR intends to expand the size of Heartland's business within the Pittsburgh market as the housing recovery continues over the next several years," according to the NVR press release. Heartland Homes was founded in 1984 by Alan "Gus" Gillespie of Upper St. Clair. Gus is the son-in-law of the late Ed Ryan, founder of…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Bridgeville officials emphatically denied claims by the Bedner Farm developer that the new neighborhood development is 'going to connect' to Main Street.
Bridgeville’s solicitor emphatically denied claims by the Bedner Farm developer that the new neighborhood development is “going to connect” to Main Street. Richard Ferris, who represents the borough on legal matters, read aloud to the Bridgeville Council a letter he sent to the Upper St. Clair Planning Commission on Oct. 25. In the letter, he denies claims that he wrote to that township saying Bridgeville would not contest the Main Street entrance to Bedner’s. Heartland Homes President Marty Gillespie told the Upper St. Clair Planning Commission on Oct. 18 that Ferris wrote the township a letter saying they wouldn’t be contesting the connection. Our sister website at Upper St. Clair Patch previously reported on that Gillespie insinuated …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The controversial new Bedner neighborhood in Upper St. Clair is “going to connect” to Main Street in Bridgeville. Or will it?
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- Mike Jones
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The controversial new Bedner neighborhood in Upper St. Clair is “going to connect” to Main Street in Bridgeville, the developers asserted last week. “It is going to connect,” Heartland Home President Marty Gillespie said at an Upper St. Clair planning meeting on Oct. 18. That surely is news to Bridgeville residents, who thought the Main Street entrance was nixed when their town found information that the road is closed unless the two homeowners on both sides agree to reopen it. In fact, Gillespie told the USC planning commission that Bridgeville’s lawyer, Richard Ferris, wrote the township a letter saying they wouldn’t be contesting the connection. Our sister website at Upper St. Clair Patch reported on Monday that Gillespie insinuated …