Economic Development

Economic Development Organizations
Engaged in Mt. Oliver


Hilltop Economic Development Corporation (HEDC)

The Hilltop Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) is a 501(c)(3) community development corporation dedicated to serving Mt. Oliver Borough and City of Pittsburgh’s Knoxville neighborhood. The mission of the organization is to serve as the community resource in strengthening and developing the Brownsville Road Business District and neighborhoods. The HEDC works with Mt. Oliver Borough and the Hilltop Alliance to complete real estate development projects, as well as design and implement programs for businesses.

2022-2023 Programs & Impacts


The Mt. Oliver Area Business Owners Association (MOABOA) is a loose organization of area businesses that meet monthly to learn about resource and share ideas. Meetings are normally held quartlerly at a different location each time. To sign up for the mailing list, please contact Meg O’Brien at

Mt. Oliver Strategic Action Plan

The Mt. Oliver Strategic Action Plan (2020) was developed as part of the Allegheny Together Program, in partnership with Fourth Economy and Evolve. The plan outlines goals and strategies for the revitalization of the Brownsville Road Business District. As part of the Allegheny Together Program, technical support is provided over a three-year period to help implement the plan.

Mt. Oliver Strategic Action Plan (Summary)

Mt. Oliver Strategic Action Plan (Full Text)

Mt. Oliver Comprehensive Plan

The term Comprehensive Planning is used to describe a process that identifies community goals and aspirations in terms of future land use and community development.  In 2015, a steering committee was formed and Mt. Oliver Borough began embarking on the comprehensive planning process.  The outcome is a plan that guides public policy for housing, land use, commerce, recreation, and transportation.

Mt. Oliver Comprehensive Plan

Budget Workshop @ Borough Building
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm
Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm
Halloween Walk @ 100-200 Blocks of Brownsville Road
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm