SKILKEN GOLD CLOSES ON THIRD LAND PURCHASE IN GREATER PITTSBURGH FOR SHEETZ

March 19, 2021

National real estate developer, Skilken Gold, announced today that the company has recently closed on the purchase of an approximately six-acre site in South Greensburg, Pennsylvania, The site is situated on the southwest corner of US 119 and Huff Avenue, approximately 25 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, and is already leased to Sheetz, the nationally acclaimed restaurant and convenience chain, based in Claysburg, Pennsylvania.

This is Skilken Gold’s third project for Sheetz in Greater Pittsburgh, although the company is also working as Sheetz’s exclusive real estate developer in Central Ohio, where more than 50 stores will open by 2025.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Sheetz, not just in Ohio, but in the company’s home court in Pennsylvania,” said Isaac Gold, Vice President of Real Estate for Skilken Gold. “Pittsburgh is a highly competitive market. Sites are hard to come by, and the topography of the area often presents difficulties.”

“We worked to overcome the typography challenges and delivered a great location with high commuter-traffic counts, The store will be a great addition to the area,” Gold added.

Skilken Gold’s other projects for Sheetz in the greater Pittsburg market include locations In Latrobe and West Mifflin.

CBRE’s Tommy McCafferty represented Skilken Gold in the South Greensburg transaction.

MORE ABOUT SKILKEN GOLD
Founded in 1922, Skilken Gold is a fourth-generation, family-owned real estate development company, specializing in single-tenant development in the Quick-Service Restaurant, Grocery, Convenience & Fuel and Healthcare industries. The company is a Preferred Real Estate Developer for Sheetz, Starbucks, Walmart and DQ. Other notable retail clients include Wendy’s, Kroger, Andy’s Frozen Custard, KFC, Burger King, Popeye’s and other major brands. Skilken Gold is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Follow Skilken Gold on LinkedIn.

MORE ABOUT SHEETZ
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains with more than 20,000 employees. The company operates over 600 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. In Central Ohio, Sheetz plans to open more than 50 stores by 2025.

Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of M•T•O® sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Sheetz is committed to offering employees sustainable careers built on an inspiring culture and community engagement. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com or follow Sheetz on Twitter (@sheetz), Facebook (www.facebook.com/sheetz) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/sheetz).