Tag: LEED

Student Housing: Off Campus Student Housing Communities in NC, FL & AL Opening in 2011

Posted 12.31.2010 | Categories: Student Housing | No Comments

Sterling University Housing Seeks LEED Certification for Two of Its New Student Apartments, Preleasing Underway

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Transit: Harbor Point gets LEED certification

Posted 02.16.2010 | Categories: Transit Development | No Comments

Harbor Point, an 80-acre mixed-use project in Stamford, recently achieved LEED-ND Gold certification for its environmentally sound design, planning and construction. The project is being developed by Norwalk-based Building & Land Technology.

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Data Center: Facebook to build $180M Oregon data center

Data Center: Facebook to build $180M Oregon data center

Posted 01.25.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

Facebook Inc. on Thursday said it will build a 147,000-square-foot data center in Prineville, Ore. The project will cost $180 million. It will be the first corporate-owned data center for the Palo Alto.-based company, the world’s largest social networking service with more than 350 million users. The data center will be used to store and […]

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Student Housing: UNM Gets Go Ahead to Create New Student Housing

Student Housing: UNM Gets Go Ahead to Create New Student Housing

Posted 01.19.2010 | Categories: Student Housing | No Comments

New housing to be located west of “The Pit” On Tuesday, Jan. 12 the University of New Mexico Board of Regents unanimously approved the concept forwarded by American Campus Communities for development of an 864-bed student housing community on UNM’s south campus – currently the home of University Stadium and university’s renowned basketball arena, “The […]

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Sustainability: The 30-Minute Interview with Jonathan F. P. Rose

Sustainability: The 30-Minute Interview with Jonathan F. P. Rose

Posted 01.19.2010 | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Mr. Rose, 58, is the founder and president of the Jonathan Rose Companies, which specializes in sustainable development. The company is involved in both nonprofit and for-profit projects and is one of the largest developers of affordable housing in New York City. Mr. Rose also runs the Rose Smart Growth Real Estate Investment Fund.

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NEED CAPITAL? FORGET TALF AND TRY NEW MARKETS TAX CREDITS

NEED CAPITAL? FORGET TALF AND TRY NEW MARKETS TAX CREDITS

Posted 08.17.2009 | Categories: Featured | No Comments

By Deborah La Franchi, President and CEO of Strategic Development Solutions The New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC) is part of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 and has provided $15 billion in investments to targeted communities. The NMTC is administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund under the U.S. Department […]

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Data Centers: The new green, Data centers go au natural

Posted 08.11.2009 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

LEED standard makes little dent overall, but L.L. Bean, Emerson say it changes approach Most data centers have the ambience of bomb shelters, but not one built by retailer L.L. Bean. The Freeport, Maine-based company made sure its new 18,000 square-foot data center had plenty of natural light and views of trees. It wanted something […]

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Student Housing: Local developer greens student housing

Student Housing: Local developer greens student housing

Posted 07.23.2009 | Categories: Student Housing | No Comments

Spartan Crossing, one of the multiple apartment complexes popping up around UNCG, does not have the typical amenities of some of its student housing competitors: swimming pools, fitness centers and game rooms. Instead, the new development boasts ENERGY STAR appliances, extended on-site recycling services and a community garden. Greensboro-based Emerson Partners is an example of […]

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Senior Housing: Affordable and senior housing project at G&B site is on track

Posted 06.23.2009 | Categories: Senior Housing/Assisted Living | No Comments

Although the economy has stalled the overall project considerably, there is good news regarding the affordable and senior housing plan for the Gilbert & Bennett redevelopment project in Georgetown.  In a presentation to the Commission on Aging last Wednesday, Stephen Soler, Georgetown Land Development Company president, developer of the former wire mill site, explained how […]

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