270 Park Avenue – the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase, between East 47th and 48th Streets in Midtown – recently became the largest renovation project to date to earn a LEED Platinum rating from USGBC.
Archive | January, 2012
Welch Allyn, a New York-based manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies, was recently able to capitalize on the soft commercial real estate market by negotiating green building upgrades in connection with a 100,000-square-foot office renewal in Beaverton, Oregon.
A recent lawsuit filed against a fledgling green building consultancy suggests that the increasing value in the delivery of LEED certification and building commissioning services is also increasing the importance of risk management for corporate entities and their employees.
Let’s look back at what were – in our opinion – the five most important green building legal stories from 2011.
Characterized by the owner as a green lease, two Swedish companies have committed to decreasing energy in a new 10-year lease for 14,000 square meters of mixed-use space in two buildings located just west of Stockholm.