Cranberry Township, Butler County Tops In Construction

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At a time when new construction starts across the nation have been sluggish, Cranberry posted one of the busiest building years on record, solidifying its place in the Pittsburgh metropolitan region as a leader in growth and development.

“There’s no doubt about it: Cranberry is in an enviable position,” said Jeff Burd, publisher and editor of the Breaking Ground trade journal, which looks at construction trends in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Westmoreland and Washington counties.

Planning director Ron Henshaw said the dollar value of the township’s construction permits — known as construction valuation — issued in 2011 was exceeded only in 2008, when Westinghouse received approval to build its multimillion-dollar corporate campus along Route 228.

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