Sustainability - Northeast

  • Incentivizing Brownfields and Greenfields

    State and municipal governments are taking steps to improve the feasibility of investing in brownfield and greenfield properties. Panelists on the Sustainability Spotlight panel on the final day of the National Association of Real Estate Editors real estate journalism conference outline their efforts.

    24 June 2018 20:35
  • New York’s Battle Plan for Greenhouse Gases

    The state's strategy for slashing emissions has implications for investors and property managers nationwide.

    17 May 2018 17:31
  • Workplace Design: Space Standards Are Critical Focus Areas

    Principal Dan Perruzzi of Boston-based Margulies Perruzzi Architects shared his view on sustainable office design in an interview with CPE. The company has roughly three decades of experience in designing energy-efficient working spaces.

    07 May 2018 10:42
  • Green Street Snags SunPower PV Projects in NYC

    First up will be a 918-kilowatt rooftop system in Queens, scheduled for an April 1 construction start and completion by late spring.

    06 March 2018 15:09
  • Bloomberg HQ Awarded 3-Star Fitwel Certification

    The 29-story office building marks the first Fitwel certification pursued jointly by a landlord and tenant. In addition, it is the first non-governmental, single-tenant property to be three-star certified.

    06 March 2018 08:05
  • Manhattan Office Tower Joins LEED League

    The Cushman & Wakefield-managed Heron Tower aimed for LEED Silver certification, but achieved LEED Gold status due to upgraded plumbing and air conditioning fixtures, as well as a brand new building management system.

    10 January 2018 18:40
  • NYC’s 10 Hudson Yards Achieves LEED Platinum Status

    The 1.8 million-square-foot office tower at Related Cos. and Oxford Properties Group’s $20 billion Hudson Yards mixed-use development becomes the first commercial office building in New York to achieve the coveted Platinum rating since USGBC’s launch of the LEED v2009 rating system.

    03 January 2018 12:40
  • Two Timber Buildings Break Ground in Brooklyn

    Flank is building New York’s first timber buildings in more than one hundred years, following a new trend of mass timber office construction.

    23 November 2017 13:38
  • Scarborough Manor Equipped With New Solar System

    The solar installation is projected to cover 25 percent of the cooperative’s electrical needs and is now one of the largest residential solar energy systems in New York's Westchester County.

    21 August 2017 20:19
  • Natixis Facilitates First “Green Bond” CMBS Deal

    The firm issued the first green-specific tranche in a CMBS to refinance part of Ivanhoé Cambridge and Callahan Capital Properties’ $358.6 million acquisition loan for New York City’s 85 Broad St.

    07 July 2017 10:22
  • NYC Benchmarking Law Tracks Energy Efficiency

    Starting with 2018, owners of buildings measuring 25,000 square feet and larger need to submit reports to EPA’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager.

    04 July 2017 08:56
  • 530 Seventh Ave. to Be Awarded WiredScore Platinum

    The Midtown Manhattan asset traded its Wire Certified Gold status for Platinum certification by upgrading its wireless connection to meet premium standards.

    20 April 2017 10:58
  • 1 Hotels Debuts in Brooklyn

    The 194-key, sustainability conscious property chose Earth Day for its grand opening. This is the flag's first ground-up build, flagship property in the area.

    19 April 2017 11:09
  • Bulfinch Office Buildings Receive Wired Certified Gold Designation

    Four of the properties, located in Massachusetts, became the first Wired Certified buildings in Needham and Newton. The WiredScore Certification standard evaluates and distinguishes outstanding internet connectivity in commercial buildings.

    11 April 2017 20:40
  • Christa McAuliffe Library Awarded LEED Silver and Additional State Funds

    The building, designed by Finegold Alexander Architects, is the first LEED-awarded building in the Town of Framingham. The Massachusetts Public Library Construction Program will pay the town nearly $105,000 for the LEED certification of the development.

    05 April 2017 21:17