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.
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 on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 5:00 PM at Don’s Bar (151 Margaret Street).
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 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.