Articles About Green-building

Author:
Mark McDowell
Posted:
11.23.2009

Landmark Study Finds Increased Productivity, Lower Vacancy and Higher Rents in Green Buildings

A new study conducted by the University of San Diego and CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. (CBRE) has found that tenants in green buildings experience fewer sick days and have increased productivity.  Furthermore, researchers determined that green buildings have higher rental rates and lower vacancies. Overseen by Dr. Norm Miller of the University of San […]

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Author:
Matt Ward
Posted:
04.14.2009

Chicago Pours a Tall One to Secure MillerCoors Deal

To sweeten the pot after luring brewing giant MillerCoors LLC to the Windy City, the City of Chicago has agreed to create a $6 million tax-increment financing deal for the firm’s new corporate headquarters at 250 South Wacker Drive.  Even with a budget shortfall nudging $500 million, the City is kicking in significant funds to […]

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Author:
Mark McDowell
Posted:
06.16.2008

Make Green Buildings Grow

Buildings four stories and higher use 65 percent of electricity generated in the United States, according to a recent article on the website http://www.tmcnet.com/. Several states – notably California – are requiring all new government buildings to qualify for green certification.  Additionally, California is looking at the possibility of granting preferences to private building owners […]

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