The UK’s Better Buildings Partnership has released an updated version of its Green Lease Toolkit, which includes a sample Memorandum of Understanding for environmental lease objectives, and is an important addition to the growing compendium of available green leasing resources.
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Silverstein Properties is set to open the future home of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at 150 Greenwich Street, marking a historic first for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site.
Boston Properties’ 510 Madison Avenue continues to receive sky-high asking rents despite dropping its pursuit of LEED for Core and Shell Gold certification from USGBC.
The first in a series of reports from the Alliance for a New Penn Station begins building a strong case for a new Midtown West anchored by a twenty-first century, regional mass transit hub where Madison Square Garden stands today.
Commercial office leasing is a topic that stands on its own, but there are specific issues that technology companies should consider carefully when leasing office space in New York City. Here are our top five, which cut across green topics in several important ways.
In a deal that seems to portend more leasing activity on the horizon, Edward Minskoff has secured the first tenant for his Fumihiko Maki-designed, LEED Gold-hopeful 51 Astor Place in the East Village.
In the Hamptons, the Village of Sag Harbor is among the first municipalities in New York State to authorize a green building property tax exemption passed last summer in Albany by Governor Cuomo.
New York City has unveiled what officials are calling “LEED for Broadband,” a new certification program that will eventually rate the broadband and connectivity infrastructure of 500 Gotham commercial office buildings.
Design concepts from five finalists have been selected for FIGMENT’s City of Dreams 2013-14 Pavilion Design Competition, which charged entrants with creating a prototype for “a new, truly sustainable way of thinking about design and construction” that will be installed next summer on Governors Island.
In an effort that could fuel more leasing activity at the LEED Gold-hopeful 1 World Trade Center, the Durst Organization has announced that two full floors of the 104-story tower will be subdivided to accommodate 18 smaller office tenants.