After the City Council’s recent approval, an ambitious $2 billion plan to transform the southern end of Roosevelt Island into the Cornell NYC Tech engineering campus is a step closer to breaking ground.
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With $400 million in financing secured from Bank of America and a Middle East wealth fund, Related is ready to break ground on the first commercial office tower at its 300-acre Hudson Yards project, which will be home to Coach and seek a LEED Platinum rating from USGBC.
There’s been little progress over the past year in activating a 400-kilowatt fuel cell at Connecticut’s largest apartment building. Now, developer Bruce Becker is also waiting on $10 milllion in tax credits and $3.6 million in energy-efficiency grants that he claims the state owes to him.
Norman Foster’s Hearst Tower is the first LEED for New Construction Gold-certified commercial office building in New York City to subsequently earn Platinum under the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance rating system.
A $230,000 graywater system at CU-Boulder’s LEED Platinum Williams Village North dorm can’t be turned on because of provisions in Colorado law.
270 Park Avenue – the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase, between East 47th and 48th Streets in Midtown – recently became the largest renovation project to date to earn a LEED Platinum rating from USGBC.
The handbag maker Coach has agreed to purchase a 600,000-square-foot condominium interest in the first commercial office tower that will rise at the Related Companies’ 60-block, 300-acre Hudson Yards development on Manhattan’s West Side.
Houston-based Hines has announced plans for a 28-story, 450,000-square-foot boutique green office building at the southwest corner of Bryant Park which will target the same tenants as the LEED for Core and Shell Gold 510 Madison Avenue.
The Empire State Building’s pre-built green office suites continue to be popular; the tower’s most recent deal is for a 4000-square-foot LEED Platinum-candidate space on the 42nd floor.
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.