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.
Newark’s Downtown District Streetscape Improvement Project aims to transform 56 blocks of New Jersey’s largest city’s downtown into a pedestrian destination.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has proposed some of the country’s toughest green building legislation applicable to private construction.
BD+C magazine has ranked the top fifty architectural, engineering, and construction firms according to number of LEED-APs.
Subway has opened its first Eco-Store in Florida, which the company hopes will become a model for its future branches, all of which will be LEED-certified.
CB Richard Ellis (“CBRE”) will select 100 office buildings from the 1,000 that it manages in the U.S. to join the LEED Portfolio Program under the Existing Buildings (“LEED-EB”) standard. The plan comes on the heels of the firm’s announcement that it will aim to become carbon neutral by the end of 2010. CBRE told […]
As you’re probably well aware, Greenbuild got underway yesterday in Chicago with Bill Clinton’s keynote address. USGBC timed the relaunch of its website with this year’s conference, as well as the launch of a new green building educational resource called Greenbuild (365), which is also offering a Greenbuild blog and streaming video of conference speakers and presentations. We’ll […]
I had the opportunity last week to attend an excellent CLE that was offered by American Land. The program focused on the legal issues that attorneys must remain particularly mindful of when advising clients on green real estate projects. The Braganca Law helps you with your legal matters. Accordingly, here are gbNYC’s top five legal […]
Governor Schwarzenegger has vetoed the trio of green building bills which we presented here a few weeks ago. AB 888 would have required most commercial buildings in California to earn LEED Gold by January 1, 2013, while the other two bills (ABs 1058 and 35) were to apply to homes and public buildings, respectively. The […]
This week’s issue of Crain’s New York Business includes the paper’s most recent Real Estate Report, which focuses on green building projects in New York City’s commercial and residential sectors. gbNYC has previously discussed many of the new commercial projects presented in the article, titled Eco-towers on the rise, including 7 WTC and the other […]