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In SoHo, Historic 568 Broadway Becomes Beacon for New York City Tech Start-Ups

While observers have touted Midtown South’s emerging “Silicon Alley” as the place to be for technology tenants, four home-grown NYC start-ups have quietly collected 110,000 square feet at this historic, George Post-designed property at Prince Street.

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Incentives & Net Metering Yet to Materialize at 360 State Street: Connecticut’s First LEED Platinum Building

There’s been little progress over the past year in activating a 400-kilowatt fuel cell at Connecticut’s largest apartment building. Now, developer Bruce Becker is also waiting on $10 milllion in tax credits and $3.6 million in energy-efficiency grants that he claims the state owes to him.

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The Political Economy of Green Industrial Warehouses: Are Green Buildings More Valuable in Blue States?

In what they describe as “the first direct study of the economic effects of political ideology on environmental certification and the valuation effects of industrial warehouses,” Professors David Harrison of Texas Tech and Michael Seiler of Old Dominion conclude that the geographic location of a green building plays a central role in its market value and occupancy rates.

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