WCIDC’s Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre Reaches Full Occupancy

GREENSBURG, PA, July 25, 2019 – The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC) Board of Directors, Gina Cerilli, Ted Kopas, and Charles W. Anderson, approved today a lease agreement with Life’s a Beach USA, LLC, for 1,400 SF of space located at Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre in Mt. Pleasant Township.

Life’s a Beach intends to lease 1,400 SF in Building 500, the last remaining available space in the center. The approximately 156,000 SF industrial and commercial complex currently houses six other tenants including WATT Fuel Cell, Lenox, and Early American Pittsburgh. The agreement will make Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre the eighth WCIDC development to be sold or leased to capacity.

“We are thrilled to see Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre at full occupancy. It has proven to be a great area to have a business and we are happy to see yet another of our sites being utilized to its fullest potential,” said Gina Cerilli, Chairman of WCIDC and the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners.

Mt. Pleasant Glass Centre is strategically located off of U.S. Route 31, and only 8 miles from the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 70. The facility offers a wide range of spaces that house commercial and industrial tenants. WCIDC signed its first lease agreement in 2002 with Glassautomatic, who has grown to be the largest tenant occupying 63,766 SF. Currently, the complex employs 116 employees.

“It’s always rewarding to have variety in the businesses that are able to utilize our sites,” said Vice- Chairman Ted Kopas. “We are excited to partner with a company whose goal is to provide enjoyment to our region’s families. Not only is it good for our local economy, but also for the quality of life for our families.”

Life’s a Beach works with various theme and amusement parks, as well as entertainment venues in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina and throughout the New England region. Specifically, the company will utilize the space in Building 500 as an operational center for inventory, supplies, and storage that will service three Western Pennsylvania operations, which include Idlewild & Soakzone, Kennywood Park and the Gateway Clipper Fleet.

“We are proud to have remained in Mt. Pleasant and Westmoreland County for so long. We look forward to continued growth and are excited to be based at a location with such a rich and wonderful history,” said Stephanie Vegoda, owner of Life’s a Beach.

“We always look forward to getting to partner with long-time local individuals who have chosen to build and grow within the County. This proves once again that Westmoreland County is a great place to do business,” said Secretary Charles W. Anderson.

About Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation
Founded in 1983 by the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners, the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation implements a comprehensive economic development strategy to promote growth in terms of job creation, economic output and a stable tax base for Westmoreland County. Through the development of a county-wide industrial park system, a responsive Business Calling Program and involvement in public/private partnerships, WCIDC strives to foster business growth, resulting in job opportunities for the citizens of Westmoreland County.
Media Contact:
Jason Rigone, Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation, 724-830-3601, jrigone@co.westmoreland.pa.us