Tag Archives: Green building

NASA Partners with DOE to Construct ‘Greenest’ Federal Building

NASA’s Ames Research Center and the Department of Energy (DOE), at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif. are collaborating on technologies and processes for what may be the “greenest,” highest-performing building in the federal government. From NASA.gov: Originally developed … MORE

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Top Green Corporate Leaders Announced at U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild

Banking firm Wells Fargo, Anthony Malkin, the guiding force behind the Empire State Building’s sweeping retrofit and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are among the organizations and individuals the U.S. Green Building Council is honoring this year. The 2011 Leadership Awards will be presented … MORE

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LoopNet Announces Release of Property Comps 5.0 – Now With 25% More Commercial Real Estate Sales Comparables

LoopNet, Inc. operator of the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace, announced the release of its newly enhanced commercial sales comps database, Property Comps 5.0 on Sept 19.  With this new release, LoopNet’s industry-leading comps database is reporting dramatic gains … MORE

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Sustainable Momentum – What’s driving the shift toward greener properties?

Have green properties been more resilient through the downturn? Yes, according to a 2010 CB Richard Ellis study: 79 percent of owners surveyed believed that sustainable properties attract and retain tenants. The study, which defined green and sustainable buildings as … MORE

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Sustainable Lessons for Commercial Real Estate

National Real Estate Investor: Green buildings and sustainable construction continues to be the hot topic within commercial real estate circles. However, the recession slowed momentum a bit. Some cost-conscious owners and developers are reluctant to incur expensive green retrofits in … MORE

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Going Green 101

Recently, Dustin C. Gellman, CCIM, chief executive officer of GreenPoint Partners in Chicago, and former CCIM President Richard E. Juge, CCIM, SIOR, cofounder of GreenPoint Partners and president of RE/MAX Commercial Brokers in Metairie, La., discussed some of the practical … MORE

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