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.
In the Hamptons, the Village of Sag Harbor is among the first municipalities in New York State to authorize a green building property tax exemption passed last summer in Albany by Governor Cuomo.
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.
Design concepts from five finalists have been selected for FIGMENT’s City of Dreams 2013-14 Pavilion Design Competition, which charged entrants with creating a prototype for “a new, truly sustainable way of thinking about design and construction” that will be installed next summer on Governors Island.
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.
After nearly 90 years at 140 West Street in one of Manhattan’s most important early skyscrapers, Verizon is relocating its headquarters back to Midtown and 1095 Sixth Avenue, across the street from Bryant Park.
In an 11,000-square-foot deal for up to 1 megawatt of power, the Fortune 500 data center provider Windstream has signed a 15-year lease at 375 Pearl Street’s Intergate.Manhattan facility.
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.
An ambitious new mixed-use, transit-oriented development just ten miles west of Midtown Manhattan will incorporate a variety of green design features and aim for LEED certification from USGBC.