One of the world’s largest owners of industrial real estate has announced a major green building initiative that will follow the USGBC’s LEED rating system.
An article that appears in the Summer 2007 edition of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties’ (“NAIOP”) Development magazine helps demonstrate the necessity for USGBC to move its LEED Version 3.0 plans forward with greater urgency. Back on March 21, KSS Architects hosted a LEED charrette in Philadelphia. Organized by NAIOP, the charrette […]
The first speculative warehouse project in the country to seek a LEED rating is about to open its doors in Greensboro, North Carolina. Developer Liberty Property Trust reports that the 314,000 square foot green building, called Bull Ridge 1, required only a one percent construction premium over a conventional warehouse. The project expects to receive […]
New York City-based Pantheon Properties, which owns nine industrial buildings in the New York area (mostly in North Jersey, the image to the left is of a property in Bayonne) and Florida, will retrofit its portfolio to green standards over the course of the next twenty-four months. Moreover, it will now evaluate future acquisitions based […]