Associations & Designations http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36891/more en Gensler Pushes Hacking to Retrofit Buildings http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In an age of identity theft and cyber fraud, hacking does not exactly conjure up positive images. But hacking is exactly what a national <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/architecture?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Architecture">architecture</a></span> firm is pitching as a sustainable solution to transforming aging office buildings into more viable destinations for tomorrow’s workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Architecture Green Projects & Retrofits News Office Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:26:00 +0000 766501 at http://nreionline.com Celebrating Commercial Real Estate’s Energy Stars http://nreionline.com/commentary/celebrating-commercial-real-estate-s-energy-stars <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>On April 29, EPA will honor the stars of Energy Star—and the commercial real estate industry will be well represented by a large number of companies that have achieved phenomenal results in improving energy efficiency across their portfolios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/celebrating-commercial-real-estate-s-energy-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/celebrating-commercial-real-estate-s-energy-stars#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Office Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:10:00 +0000 766491 at http://nreionline.com The New Age of Green: No Building Left Behind http://nreionline.com/property-management/new-age-green-no-building-left-behind <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While the impact and importance of a LEED certification cannot be denied, the scope of the program even today leaves the great majority of the country’s income-producing buildings—and therefore the owners, developers, managers and tenants therein—out in the cold.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/property-management/new-age-green-no-building-left-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/property-management/new-age-green-no-building-left-behind#comments Associations & Designations Commentary News Property Management Freemium Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:27:00 +0000 700541 at http://nreionline.com Destiny USA Expansion Project Takes LEED in Retail to New Height http://nreionline.com/new-york/destiny-usa-expansion-project-takes-leed-retail-new-height <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>While many U.S. retail center owners are still figuring out ways to institute environmentally sustainable design and property management practices, some have become pioneers in the field. One such firm is the Pyramid Cos., which has achieved LEED Core and Shell certification for the 1.3-million-sq.-ft. expansion project at its Destiny USA center in Syracuse, N.Y.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/new-york/destiny-usa-expansion-project-takes-leed-retail-new-height" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/new-york/destiny-usa-expansion-project-takes-leed-retail-new-height#comments Associations & Designations New York News Property Management Retail Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:08:00 +0000 682031 at http://nreionline.com LEED: Not Just for Shiny, New Buildings http://nreionline.com/miami/leed-not-just-shiny-new-buildings <div class="field-byline"> Sam Martin </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>LEED certification may be most commonly associated with new construction, but the prestigious designation—which provides verification that a building has a reduced environmental impact—isn’t reserved just for shiny, brand-new buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/miami/leed-not-just-shiny-new-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/miami/leed-not-just-shiny-new-buildings#comments Associations & Designations Commentary Green Projects & Retrofits Miami News Office Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:44:00 +0000 682021 at http://nreionline.com 701 Brickell Ave., Miami As Baby Boomers Leave, Property Management Goes Green http://nreionline.com/property-management/baby-boomers-leave-property-management-goes-green <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Approximately 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. That staggering fact is not lost on the world of commercial real estate, and many in the property management field in particular are working to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/deals?intlink=incontent" title="Commercial Real Estate Deals">deal</a></span> with the waves of coming retirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/property-management/baby-boomers-leave-property-management-goes-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/property-management/baby-boomers-leave-property-management-goes-green#comments Associations & Designations News Office Property Management Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:19:00 +0000 681871 at http://nreionline.com Commercial Real Estate Gears Up For Tax Reform http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/commercial-real-estate-gears-tax-reform <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For the past several years, Congress has promised to reform our nation’s overly intricate tax code. However, thus far, we’ve done little more than talk in broad brush strokes. The road to simplification is mired in complications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/commercial-real-estate-gears-tax-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/washington-dc/commercial-real-estate-gears-tax-reform#comments Associations & Designations Government Commentary News Tax Strategies Washington D.C. Freemium Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:28:00 +0000 662391 at http://nreionline.com U.S. Firms Lead in Green for Global 100 Index http://nreionline.com/industrial/us-firms-lead-green-global-100-index <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Eighteen U.S. firms were recently named to the Global 100, a stock index that ranks companies based on sustainable practices, a list that includes industrial powerhouse Prologis Inc. and other firms that use green concepts in their offices and manufacturing plants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industrial/us-firms-lead-green-global-100-index" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industrial/us-firms-lead-green-global-100-index#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Industrial International News Office Freemium Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:24:00 +0000 585161 at http://nreionline.com Rising to the Better Buildings Challenge http://nreionline.com/commentary/rising-better-buildings-challenge <div class="field-byline"> Eileen Lee </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As climate change, pollution and volatile energy prices have an increasing impact on the world, social and political pressures to reduce carbon emissions are rising. Real estate remains one of the biggest opportunity areas for reducing energy consumption, with residential and commercial buildings accounting for almost 40 percent of all energy consumption in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/rising-better-buildings-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/rising-better-buildings-challenge#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Government Commentary Multifamily News Freemium Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:25:00 +0000 579541 at http://nreionline.com Greenest Apartment Building Set for Manhattan http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/greenest-apartment-building-set-manhattan <div class="field-byline"> Joe Anuta </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manhattan is set to get its first residential building that measures up to passive house standards, a set of green guidelines that aim to cut heating costs by 90% through the use of solar energy, better insulation and other measures, reports Crain's New York. A big step in that direction took place in December when the development arm of Synapse Capital closed on the purchase of a 9,900-square-foot lot in Harlem. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/greenest-apartment-building-set-manhattan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/greenest-apartment-building-set-manhattan#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Crain's New York Green Projects & Retrofits Multifamily New York Industries & Products and Services Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:30:00 +0000 516241 at http://nreionline.com