Big box retailers are seeing increased demand for green building products and materials.
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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.
Life cycle assessment of green building products and materials is becoming an important issue in the battle for green building rating system market share between LEED and Green Globes.
One of the world’s largest owners of industrial real estate has announced a major green building initiative that will follow the USGBC’s LEED rating system.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has proposed some of the country’s toughest green building legislation applicable to private construction.
CB Richard Ellis (“CBRE”) will select 100 office buildings from the 1,000 that it manages in the U.S. to join the LEED Portfolio Program under the Existing Buildings (“LEED-EB”) standard. The plan comes on the heels of the firm’s announcement that it will aim to become carbon neutral by the end of 2010. CBRE told […]
The intersection of sustainability and the retail sector has been a hot topic of late (see our recent post regarding discussion at the ICSC fall conference in New Orleans a few weeks ago, as well as an announcement from Kohl’s that it will seek LEED certification for 80 new stores beginning next year). The topic […]
Stop & Shop Supermarket Company (Quincy, MA) announced last week that it is the first and only supermarket chain in the country that’s been accepted into USGBC’s LEED Portfolio Pilot Program, which is now closed and should launch officially sometime in early 2008. Along with its sister company Giant Food (Landover, MD), Stop & Shop […]