Increasing data sets about the performance of energy efficiency retrofit projects is critical to increasing the number of investors willing to extend clean tech financing.
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 11,000-square-foot deal for up to 1 megawatt of power, the Fortune 500 data center provider Windstream has signed a 15-year lease at 375 Pearl Street’s Intergate.Manhattan facility.
After moving into New York City at the end of 2012, the 3D printer Shapeways is already expanding, doubling its offices at 419 Park Avenue South in the red-hot Midtown South submarket.
Calling digital products and services that leverage technology and data to improve the built environment “Green 2.0,” NYCEDC and NYU-Polytechnic are placing a new clean tech incubator in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle to try and replicate the start-up successes the tandem have already created through other incubator programs elsewhere in the city.
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle coalition is making a push for major development and infrastructure changes to downtown Brooklyn in order to help grow the borough’s booming technology industry.
87 percent of the leasing transactions in the Times Square submarket over the past 18 months have been tech deals. Now Yahoo! is about to join the fray.
After the City Council’s recent approval, an ambitious $2 billion plan to transform the southern end of Roosevelt Island into the Cornell NYC Tech engineering campus is a step closer to breaking ground.
BuzzFeed is doubling its office footprint in Midtown South by subleasing nearly 58,000 square feet from Tiffany at the LEED for Core and Shell Gold-certified 200 Fifth Avenue.