In deals totaling 130,000 square feet, two tenants have agreed to anchor a new Green Manufacturing Center at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, an effort that the city hopes will help spur manufacturing and innovation within the environment-friendly technology sector.
Archive | May, 2012
USGBC has announced that it will not open the LEED 2012 ballot until August 15, giving the industry more time to fully understand the changes that are being proposed to the LEED program.
The Made in New York City Digital Map not only demonstrates the explosive growth in Gotham’s technology sector but should also help the industry’s continued expansion. It also serves an important real estate-related purpose in highlighting Silicon Alley’s attraction to tech tenants.
Edward Minskoff’s Fumihiko Maki-designed 51 Astor Place is close to landing its first tenant: Hult International Business school is in discussions to lease the entire second floor of the 12-story, 400,000-square-foot tower in what would be a 55,000-square-foot deal mandated by the site’s zoning requirements.
We’re pleased to announce the release of our first quarter 2012 Green Real Estate Report, which reviews a number of key green real estate topics in detail – including legal issues – in order to help industry leaders draw deeper conclusions about the overall state of green real estate.
Brussels-listed real estate investment trust Cofinimmo S.A. recently announced the acquisition of an EHPAD nursing home facility in Paris which includes an environment appendix to its lease under new French legislation that applies to the commercial real estate sector.