We review the 50 largest Manhattan office leases from 2008 by highlighting those that were signed for space in LEED- or Energy Star-rated buildings.
Columbia’s architecture school is plotting a bold future for how the profession will design and deliver 21st century projects.
The country’s first real estate fund focused exclusively on acquiring – and retrofitting – green buildings has made its first New York City acquisition, in Harlem.
Perhaps it’s anecdotal, but SL Green’s $72 million capital investment in 100 Park Avenue is paying dividends: a Wells Fargo subsidiary has indicated it was attracted to the tower’s pending LEED Silver certification after agreeing to a major lease.
Let’s check in on some recent leasing activity at two of Manhattan’s highest profile new commercial office buildings, both of which are pursuing LEED ratings and commanding Class A rents.
“New York Fast Forward: Neil Denari Builds on the High Line” features models and renderings of the $22 million, LEED Gold-hopeful condo project, as well as High Line history.
It’s both symbolic and important: the LEED Gold-hopeful Freedom Tower has secured its first lease with a Chinese real estate company for nearly 200,000 square feet of office space.
Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management firm has finalized a lease at what’s slated to become the first-ever LEED Platinum commercial office building.
At Astor Wines and Spirits, two microturbines are providing enough electricity to heat, cool, and power the store and its upstairs cooking school and gallery space.
The planned LEED Platinum Beer Belly Building at 5 World Trade Center is on the rocks after JPMorgan Chase’s purchase of the former headquarters of Bear Stearns in Midtown.