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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Urban Redevelopment Authority there remains resolute in its desire to attract a major supermarket to the city’s Hill District, an urban neighborhood that has gone to seed but that is in the midst of as revival.

It hasn’t been an easy process. According to the paper, Save-A-Lot, Shop ‘n Save and Giant Eagle all have passed on opportunities to put stores there because of concerns about population density and profitability. One development plan that looked promising fell apart more than a year ago.

The state government has put aside $10 million in financial assistance for whatever supermarket finally goes into the neighborhood.
KC's View:
Ten million bucks sounds like pretty good incentive to us. How come Wal-Mart hasn’t latched onto this opportunity?