Burns Scalo said the specialty materials maker is the first tenant to sign a lease for “the Vision on 15th,” a eight-storey mixed-use building under construction where ATI will occupy approximately 20,000 square feet, or approximately half of the space it currently occupies at Six PPG Place.
“This is due to the adjusted needs induced by remote working,” said ATI spokeswoman Natalie Gillespie, noting that around 100 people will continue to work in the new space.
ATI described the lease as “long term”, but the duration was not specified.
âThere is no doubt that the modern workforce has created a flight to quality offices,â said Jim Scalo, CEO of Burns Scalo. âThe pandemic has only strengthened this movement. Many companies are taking the opportunity to âsize rightâ their workspace and improve their experience.
Robert S. Wetherbee, Chairman of the Board, Chairman and CEO of ATI, said the new space and “the dynamic energy of the Strip will strengthen ATI’s commitment to innovation and collaboration as a business. leader in the field of materials science.
âIt’s great to maintain our presence in Pittsburgh in a unique and progressive workplace designed for the needs of our team, propelling the culture that is important to our future,â he said.
Beth Powers, director of human resources at ATI, said company employees wanted a contemporary space with plenty of amenities, parking, freeway access and natural light.
âWe conducted extensive research taking these factors into account,â she said. âThe vision and the team at Burns Scalo offer everything we are looking for. This atmosphere will provide the collaborative and forward-looking spirit that our employees want and deserve. ”
After the lease from ATI, 217,000 square feet of office space will remain at The Vision, according to Burns Scalo.
Locally, ATI has facilities in Harrison, Vandergrift, Derry Township and Washington.
The company recently settled a United Steelworkers strike after the union ratified a new four-year collective agreement that runs until February 28, 2025.