A new research paper argues that that most office workers do not experience a higher level of workplace satisfaction on account of working in LEED-certified buildings, regardless of the building and office layout, amount of time spent in the office, and other factors.
A new program launched by IMT and backed by DOE aims to provide third-party certification for green commercial office leases.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two more high profile, Class A Midtown office buildings have earned LEED-EB: OM certification from USGBC, pushing New York City’s total number of LEED-EB ratings to nearly 50.
By November, the first of the four office buildings that will make up the new World Trade Center will be finished, with 1 WTC to follow in early 2014. Let’s take a quick look at where construction and development efforts stand across the rest of the site.