Ownership’s dispute of the assessed market value of the Elements Building in Corvallis has resulted in a written opinion from the Oregon Tax Court involving the building’s green design features.
Tag Archives | Destiny USA
The “revolutionary” green bond financing for the ambitious Destiny USA mega-mall project in Syracuse, New York may lose its tax-exempt status because the developer has failed to incorporate certain green design features as promised in its application to the IRS for the exemption.
With Henry Gifford’s lawsuit against USGBC as an early 2011 backdrop to the local green building scene, New York City buildings of various sizes and uses are simultaneously earning and not pursuing formal LEED certification.
The proposed design for a 3-story home in the Kingsway section of Toronto does not qualify for a variance based on the project’s proposed LEED certification.
In a decision with implications for owners and lenders, the Appellate Division for New York State’s Fourth Department recently upheld a preliminary injunction in favor of the Destiny USA development in Syracuse based explicitly on the project’s green features.