Business Notes Featured

11:41am EDT July 31, 2002
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Corporate Solutions has been engaged by American International Relocation Solutions to implement Oracle Applications Financial Suite and Business Intelligence modules.

Riva Travel has joined online booking service pittsburghflights.com.

Kinetic Workplace has released two new products, KineticSkills Online Training for Teleworkers and Kinetic Skills Online Training for Managers. The one-hour, Web-based training courses are designed with a focus on communication issues that both teleworkers and their managers face when working away from the central office, including how to combat isolation and maintain career advancement.

Corporate Accommodations Inc. has expanded to new locations in Greensburg, Fox Chapel, Homestead and the Lincoln at North Shore apartment complex.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

North Side Civic Development Council has changed its name to Riverside Center for Innovation. The organization says the new name better reflects its expanded mission to be a value-adding resource for business opportunity throughout Western Pennsylvania.

MANUFACTURING

Global Beverage Systems Inc., producer of beverages under the LeNature brand name, has changed its name to LeNature's Inc.

PUBLIC RELATIONS & ADVERTISING

Henderson Brothers Inc. selected Desbrow & Associates Inc. to provide branding, marketing and public relations support to the independent insurance agency.

REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION

Burns & Scalo Roofing Co. received roofing contracts for Friendship Village, Wings A & B, in Pittsburgh; the Kaufmann's department store in McKinley Mall, Blasdell, N.Y.; and for U.S. Food Service in Altoona.

Eat 'n' Park has opened a restaurant at the intersection of Brandt School Road and Route 910 in Wexford. The restaurant -- along with other storefronts in the 34,000-square-foot center -- was developed by Walnut Capital Partners, which also handled the leasing and management of the project.

PWCampbell was awarded a design/build contract by East Stroudsburg Savings Association in Stroudsburg for the construction of a 34,000-square-foot corporate center.

Universal Aggregates LLC has signed a lease in Bursca Business Park.

RETAIL

Brooks Hospitality LLC signed an agreement with Qdoba Mexican Grill to develop five quick service restaurants in the Pittsburgh area. The first Qdoba Mexican Grill is slated to open in Oakland in September.

TECHNOLOGY

Brashear LP has completed work on a high precision, fast-tracking telescope for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Naval Center for Space Technology.