MECDC Board gathers on March 3, 2011 to review demolition progress of the Blue Spruce Motel. This site is being prepared for redevelopment by Westmoreland Redevelopment Authority. MECDC is working to assist in development interest.

The Murrysville Economic and Community Development Corporation was instrumental in expediting the demolition of the Blue Spruce to make way for future development of which is still to be determined. “Demolition is an important part of this process to make way for newer amenities to begin to unfold in our community. Furthermore, the buildings’ removal will enhance overall appearance and take away some of the safety concerns of a large non-maintained vacant building” says John Cardwell, Executive Director. In attendance were Greg Hammill, David Dernar, Theo van de Venne, Susan Reese-Hartzell, Bill Ferri, Herb Yingling, Dr. Richard Bonfiglio, and John Frydrych.