In the early 1970’s, Crossgates formed a Medical Division to develop, build, and manage skilled and intermediate care nursing homes and assisted care facilities in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida.
Gregg A. Schwotzer, Arthur’s son, joined the firm in 1972.
In 1974, a Hospitality Division was established to develop, build, and manage the demand for hotels, motels, and restaurants in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and North Carolina.
In 1975, Crossgates began urban renovation projects and historic restorations, including the conversion of the Roosevelt Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh.
In 1977, Crossgates Management was formed to handle Property Management for the residential, commercial, and industrial properties the company owned and developed through the years.
Services range from supervision of onsite personnel to coordination of contact services and accounting/budgeting preparation.
Throughout the 1960’s and 70’s, Crossgates received many prestigious awards from such organizations as:
- American Homes
- Good Housekeeping
- Revitalization of the Inner City Award
- The National Association of Home Builders
- Department of Housing and Urban Development, including the Minority Contractor Utilization Award.