Over the last 20 years, South Fayette’s residential population has boomed.

Residents have seen more people move into the township, their school district thrive and their property taxes skyrocket due to a larger population.

To balance the community, some have been clamoring for more commercial development, and that’s an area of focus for the township’s commissioners.

With the high residential population, it’s proximity to downtown Pittsburgh and the construction of the Southern Beltway, some believe South Fayette will be “Allegheny County’s next boom town” – the title of a promotional event hosted by Burns Scalo Real Estate on Nov. 14.

“This is the next big thing on I-79 in Allegheny County,” said Jim Scalo, president of Burns Scalo Real Estate. “We’ve watched Southpointe and Washington County thrive. We have watched Cranberry and Butler County thrive. I’m driving that this is the next… Read the full story here: https://thealmanac.net/news/business-leaders-gather-to-tout-south-fayette-as-next-boom/article_444b60ca-cf91-11e7-bde7-c755ed735aea.html