Mini-golf fans will soon be able to enjoy the year-round pastime in Pittsburgh, all thanks to a new tenant in The Terminal building in the Strip District.
Puttshack, a company that claims to offer the first and only premium, technology-infused mini-golf experience, has announced that it has signed a lease to move into The terminal. According to a press release, Puttshack plans to move into its new premises by winter 2022.
Puttshack joins the list of new companies, both local and national, that have moved into The Terminal in the past year. McCaffery, a Chicago-based real estate developer, began transforming the old wholesale distribution center – which runs from 16th to 21st Streets on Smallman Street – into a sprawling mixed-use space with opportunities to offices, retail and catering.
“We are delighted to welcome Puttshack to the Terminal,” said Dean Welch, vice president of McCaffery. “The experience available at Puttshack will be a great addition to our growing list of retailers at the Terminal and provide a unique entertainment and dining option for all of Pittsburgh. ”
Puttshack will occupy a 23,500 square foot space with “four custom-built, technology-driven and highly competitive mini-golf courses.” interactive games at every hole, and more.
In addition to the courses, the facility – described as having an “upscale nightclub vibe” – will also offer a “world-inspired” dining menu and a full cocktail bar.
Besides Puttshack, The Terminal is also home to a variety of Pittsburgh-based brands, including the City Grows garden store, Envy Premier Nail Salon, and Pip & Lola’s, a small business selling handmade soaps, lotions and other skin care products. the hand.
There’s also OnPar Now, a place where people can practice and book full-size golf lessons.
The terminal marks the third location in the United States for Puttshack, a brand launched in 2018 that now has offices in Chicago and London, England. Puttshack opened its first two US locations this year in Atlanta and Oak Brook, Ill., And previously opened three locations in London.
In addition to Pittsburgh, Puttshack plans to expand to Miami, Boston, Houston, St. Louis, Nashville, Scottsdale, Arizona.
“The Terminal in the Strip District is an iconic part of Pittsburgh’s booming past and future, making it a perfect choice for Puttshack,” said Joe Vrankin, CEO of Puttshack. “We can’t wait to bring Puttshack to Pittsburgh and be a part of such a vibrant part of the city.”