- Canon set to build LEED Silver headquarters in Melville; 690,000-square-foot building to be Long Island’s largest.
- Developers of $2B Xanadu project in New Jersey Meadowlands are not complying with DEP green building requirements for project.
- Extended schedule, ballooning budget for LEED Gold hopeful World Trade Center redevelopment efforts.
- Green buildings make strong showing on Brookly Chamber of Commerce’s 8th annual Building Brooklyn Awards; winners to be feted on July 17 at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn Navy Yard.
- Latest renderings of High Line revealed.
- 7 WTC tenant ABN Amro seeking to sublet 140,000 square feet; 14 floors still available at $75 per square foot
Brooklyn (Green) Building Awards, No Green at Xanadu, Long Island’s Biggest Green Building, & 14 Floors Empty at 7 WTC
gbNYC selects green news items of note that were reported across the New York City area during the week of June 29, 2008, including a number of green buildings earning spots on the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s 8th annual Building Brooklyn Awards, bad news at Ground Zero on a number of fronts, missing green features at the $2 billion Xanadu project in the New Jersey Meadowlands, and the unveiling of what will soon be Long Island’s largest green building.
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