Perhaps it’s anecdotal, but SL Green’s $72 million capital investment in 100 Park Avenue is paying dividends: a Wells Fargo subsidiary has indicated it was attracted to the tower’s pending LEED Silver certification after agreeing to a major lease.
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The Green Building Finance Consortium has released an important critique of the recent CoStar study that touted the financial performance (sale and rental premiums) of LEED- and Energy Star-rated buildings.
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.
A recent report out of the University of San Diego has ranked U.S. cities by total square footage of LEED- or Energy Star-rated office space, and New York City has finished third.