Horizon Properties Selects Comcast Business to Get Businesses Up and Running Quickly
Pittsburgh, PA and Philadelphia, PA – September 6, 2011
– Horizon Properties Group
, a full-service real estate and development firm, and Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation's leading providers of communications, information and entertainment products and services, are working together to provide Horizon Properties’ tenants with Comcast Business high-speed Internet, data, voice and television services.
With 2.5 million square feet of ownership, Horizon Properties is the developer of one of the largest and fastest-growing enterprise corporate parks in the greater Pittsburgh area. Its clients range from small and medium-sized companies to Fortune 500 businesses.
“Our buildings are on the cutting edge of technology, and many tenants use videoconferencing and high-bandwidth file sharing in addition to having TVs in their conference rooms,” said Rod Piatt, president and owner of Horizon Properties Group. “It is our goal to offer a variety of amenities to our clients, and having Comcast Business Services in our buildings helps our tenants do business faster and more efficiently. We have Comcast in 10 properties so far and are looking to roll out their services across additional buildings in the near future.”
“The importance of reliable, secure and high-performance communications services is increasing as businesses move toward cloud computing services such as VoIP and videoconferencing,” said Terry Connell, vice president of sales and sales operations for Comcast Business. “Horizon Properties has always been a forward-thinking management company, and we are looking forward to being able to help provide their tenants with access to the best telecommunications services available to keep businesses at the top of their game.”
This news about Horizon Properties follows Comcast’s recent announcement of a partnership with BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) International, further strengthening Comcast’s ties within the real estate community.
About Horizon Properties Group:
Horizon Properties Group, LLC is a uniquely experienced, full-service real estate development company proficient in charting a project from concept through completion while satisfying the most demanding project requirements. Horizon specializes in commercial office development, mixed-use and golf course development, residential land development and project planning and implementation. Through a winning mix of vision and knowledge, Horizon Properties Group transformed the rolling hills of Cecil Township into Southpointe I and is expanding its sphere of influence with Southpointe II, a lifestyle center aimed at redefining lifestyles one amenity at a time through a mix of office properties, retail, restaurants and residential housing. Horizon’s professionals envision bringing the best of the city into the suburbs, creating a connected community that makes luxury and functionality accessible to residents, business owners, working professionals and shoppers alike. For more information, please visit http://horizonprop.net
About Comcast Corporation:
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBC Universal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBC Universal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.
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