First National Bank to move headquarters to former Civic Arena site

First National Bank will be moving its corporate headquarters to the former Civic Arena site in Pittsburgh’s Lower Hill District.FNB Corp., the parent company of First National Bank, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have development rights, have announced that FNB will be the anchor tenant of a new 24-story, mixed-use tower. “This is unlike anything we’ve ever seen in the city,” said Kevin Acklin, general counsel for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The project will contain over 387,000 square feet of office space, over 20,000 square feet of multilevel retail space and a two-story parking structure. The green space adjacent to FNB Financial Center also will be named The Plaza at FNB Financial Center, where the company says it plans to host various community events.It will be located at the corner of Washington Place and Bedford Avenue. “FNB has successfully served residents and businesses across Western Pennsylvania for more than 150 years and is proud to call Pittsburgh home,” said Vincent J. Delie Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of FNB Corp. and First National Bank. “Being raised in Pittsburgh, I have experienced the city at its highest and lowest points, including its continued progression to becoming a globally recognized destination for innovation, culture and equality. That’s why it’s important to me and the entire FNB team to be an instrumental part of Pittsburgh’s next Renaissance that will further revitalize the region and work toward improving the quality of life for our communities. FNB Financial Center will serve as the cornerstone for our local teams to join together, trade ideas and knowledge, interact with the local community and make a positive impact in the city we call home.”Acklin said the project will also offer more to the Hill District neighborhood.”There is $9 million of a tax incentive that will go for further development in the Middle and Upper Hill District to do everything from infrastructure to affordable housing to investing in that community,” said Acklin.The project is scheduled to be complete in 2022.See a rendering of the building in the image below.

First National Bank will be moving its corporate headquarters to the former Civic Arena site in Pittsburgh’s Lower Hill District.

FNB Corp., the parent company of First National Bank, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have development rights, have announced that FNB will be the anchor tenant of a new 24-story, mixed-use tower.

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“This is unlike anything we’ve ever seen in the city,” said Kevin Acklin, general counsel for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The project will contain over 387,000 square feet of office space, over 20,000 square feet of multilevel retail space and a two-story parking structure.

The green space adjacent to FNB Financial Center also will be named The Plaza at FNB Financial Center, where the company says it plans to host various community events.

It will be located at the corner of Washington Place and Bedford Avenue.

“FNB has successfully served residents and businesses across Western Pennsylvania for more than 150 years and is proud to call Pittsburgh home,” said Vincent J. Delie Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of FNB Corp. and First National Bank. “Being raised in Pittsburgh, I have experienced the city at its highest and lowest points, including its continued progression to becoming a globally recognized destination for innovation, culture and equality. That’s why it’s important to me and the entire FNB team to be an instrumental part of Pittsburgh’s next Renaissance that will further revitalize the region and work toward improving the quality of life for our communities. FNB Financial Center will serve as the cornerstone for our local teams to join together, trade ideas and knowledge, interact with the local community and make a positive impact in the city we call home.”

Acklin said the project will also offer more to the Hill District neighborhood.

“There is $9 million of a tax incentive that will go for further development in the Middle and Upper Hill District to do everything from infrastructure to affordable housing to investing in that community,” said Acklin.

The project is scheduled to be complete in 2022.

See a rendering of the building in the image below.

FNB Financial Center Rendering