A recent suit filed in the Central District of California suggests that the booming green building market is also greasing the wheels for commercial disputes between industry stakeholders.
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A lawsuit filed last fall in Cook County (Illinois) Circuit Court appears to be the first to allege that a party failed to “pursue and obtain” LEED certification as required by the contract documents.
A new Manhattan-based REIT is the first in the country to invest exclusively in real estate used for the generation or transmission of electricity produced by alternative energy sources.
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.
I am pleased to announce that an article I co-authored has been published as the lead feature article in the most recent issue of the Loyola Consumer Law Review.
The Henry Gifford-led class action suit against the USGBC in the Southern District of New York is a class action no more.
The Western District of Washington’s decision will allow disputed amendments to the Washington State Energy Code to take effect.
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.
We take a look back at the five most important legal issues (plus a special bonus issue!) that we discussed during 2010 here at GRELJ before moving forward into what promises to be just as wild a ride for green design, construction, and real estate legal issues in 2011.
A number of green building trends that emerged in 2010 suggest that “LEEDigation” might not manifest itself as anticipated by industry commentators. GRELJ takes a look at four key reasons why.