With $2 billion in construction contracts already on the street for the $20 billion redevelopment of the World Trade Center site, Larry Silverstein calls the project a “freight train – the only way to stop it will be when all of the [LEED Gold] buildings are complete.”
The first set of microturbines to be installed under new New York City legislation authorizing their operation has been completed in Battery Park City.
Manhattan’s Lower East Side is the latest New York City neighborhood to embrace sustainability, albeit in its own unique way, of course.
Neil Denari’s acclaimed $22 million HL23 condominium project above the High Line in Chelsea will add to its green accolades by purchasing 100 percent renewable power.
Nine of the 50 largest Manhattan office leases signed in 2007 were for space in buildings pursuing (or, as it were, not pursuing) LEED certification, which suggests some interesting points about New York City’s green real estate market.
The Verdesian luxury rental apartment building in Battery Park City is the first in the country to earn LEED Platinum.
Some important Manhattan green office buildings have major blocks of available commercial office space according to a recent compilation prepared by Crain’s New York Business.
The Hudson Yards Community Advisory Committee has released a response to the West Side Rail Yards proposals in a letter to the MTA that calls for green building practices across the Hudson Yards project.
Larry Silverstein has inked another tenant for his LEED Gold 7 World Trade Center tower; only 444,000 square feet remain at the 1.7 million-square-foot, 52-story building.
Back in September, we noted a report in Crain’s that Al Gore’s investment firm, Generation Investment Management LLP, was looking for LEED-certified office space in New York City. Today, Generation announced that it has secured a 5,000-square-foot lease on the 48th floor of the Durst Organization’s Bank of America Tower, which expects to receive the […]