Arlington County, Va., earns first LEED for Communities Platinum Certification

Arlington County, Va., is the first community to achieve Platinum level under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) newly created LEED for Communities program......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 12th, 2018

LEED Platinum for Memphis industrial reuse project

The 1.5 million-sf Crosstown Concourse in Memphis, Tenn., has earned LEED Platinum certification, making it the world’s largest adaptive reuse project to earn LEED’s highest rating......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 8th, 2018

Google’s New Office Complex Will Use a Massive Heat Pump Instead of Fuel

The goal is to gain the coveted LEED Platinum certification for the Moffett Field facility. Google will use North America’s largest heat pump--and no fossil fuel--to control temperatu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 24th, 2017

ASID headquarters is first space in the world to earn both LEED and WELL Platinum Certification

The American Society of Interior D.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 3rd, 2017

The Data: Shelby County"s wealthiest areas, including secret pockets of prosperity

From the South Bluffs to Collierville, markers of affluence can be hard to miss, with gated communities, clusters of retailers and other high-end services catering to the wealthy. But, not every area of affluence in Shelby County is obvious. Towns .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2018

evolv1 earns Canada’s first Zero Carbon Building-Design certification

evolv1, a multi-tenant commercial office building under construction in Waterloo, Ont., was awarded Zero Carbon Building – Design certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). It is the first building to earn this award......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 13th, 2018

Seattle and Ellensburg rank among fastest-growing areas in the U.S.

The Puget Sound region's growth is trickling over the mountains, affecting communities in Kittitas County......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2018

Report shows how LEED certification supports net zero energy

A report by the New Buildings Institute highlights where LEED certification aids in the goal of achieving net zero energy. “Getting to Zero Status Update and List of Zero Energy (“ZE”) Projects for 2018” is a dig.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 20th, 2018

Some US communities are forced to live with poor water infrastructure

The Natural Resources Defense Council says the U.S. has a "drinking water crisis." That's especially true in a Kentucky county......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 27th, 2018

Traffic from internal Amazon website might hint at HQ2 derby winner

The response to an obscure article about Arlington County receiving an environmental award might be a tip to where Amazon’s much-hyped $5 billion second headquarters could eventually land. A December article in ARLNow, headlined “County Wins Top.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2018

Here’s the latest with the Georgetown-Rosslyn gondola

A gondola connecting Georgetown and Rosslyn beside the Key Bridge is still in the works. We haven’t heard much about the project since last February, when Arlington County announced it would not commit the resources to advance it. But backers fr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2018

Lennar launches two home communities in Miami-Dade

Lennar Corp. has broken ground and launched sales at two communities in Miami-Dade County: Urbana at Downtown Doral and Portovita in Homestead. The Miami-based company (NYSE: LEN) is South Florida’s largest homebuilder. Lennar is set to become the l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2018

TechShop faces eviction in Crystal City, teeters on the edge of bankruptcy

An eviction notice from the Arlington County sheriff’s department now hangs in the storefront of the maker space chain’s Crystal City location......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2018

Delmar Gardens plans $16.8 million in expansions

Delmar Gardens is seeking approval from the state of Missouri to add assisted living beds to two of its senior living communities in St. Louis County......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 29th, 2017

Public Paychecks: Who earns KCK"s biggest paychecks? Check out our city salary database

Next up in our Public Paycheck series — the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan. Surprisingly, the highest-paid municipal employee earned almost $25,000 less than the top earner in Kansas City, Mo., or Overland Park. The highe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2017

Arlington homebuilder buys Atlanta-based competitor

Arlington-based homebuilder CalAtlantic Homes is purchasing Home South Communities, a privately held homebuilder based in the Atlanta area. Terms of the deal, announced Wednesday, were not disclosed. CalAtlantic (NYSE: CAA) gains an additional.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Strong winds reenergize devastating California wildfires

Reinvigorated by strong winds, Southern California’s largest wildfire blazed into new terrain early Sunday morning, forcing new evacuations in two wealthy Santa Barbara County communities......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2017

Shaq will run for sheriff in 2020 — and he has a plan to heal the disconnect between police and communities

Former NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal recently announced that he plans to run for sheriff in Henry County, Georgia in 2020. We asked Shaq about what he hopes to achieve w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 29th, 2017

Boil water advisory lifted for most Oakland County communities -

MLive.comBoil water advisory lifted for most Oakland County communitiesMLive.comOAKLAND COUNTY, MI - A boil water advisory has been lifted for most communi.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 29th, 2017

New luxury enclave coming to Boerne

Cordillera Ranch, a DH Investments development in Boerne and one of the Hill County's most exclusive private clubs and communities, has plans for its most posh neighborhood yet. Click the slideshow to see the new Cordillera Ranch development .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2017

Convention center granted recertification of LEED status

David L. Lawrence Convention Center was re-certified with a LEED Platinum rating, the highest level achievable by the U.S. Green Building Council. The convention center, first constructed in 2003, received points for categories like energy effici.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017