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.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Perry Building is slated for LEED-CS Silver and will also include a photovoltaic and wind power pilot program.
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.
Manhattan’s Lower East Side is the latest New York City neighborhood to embrace sustainability, albeit in its own unique way, of course.
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.
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.
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 […]