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Goby Inc. Opens Headquarters In History Chicago, Illinois Art Deco Tower - Area Development
Goby Inc., the leading energy management, sustainability reporting, and invoice automation platform for the commercial real estate industry, opened its new headquarters on two floors of the historic John Buck Company building at 33 N LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  illinois  midwest  chicago  energy  sustainable-development  headquarters  LEED  facilities-management  CRE  commercial-real-estate 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Extreme makeover: Warehouses get a fresh new look - JLL Real Views
Gone are the days where warehouses were perceived as dark, dank storerooms that existed simply to store excess inventory.
warehouse-facility  e-commmerce  sustainable-development  LEED  facility-planning  logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-372 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
QVC, Inc Opens West Coast Distribution Hub In Ontario, California - Area Development
QVC, Inc., the world's leading video and e-commerce retailer, opened its first West Coast distribution center in Ontario, California. The 1 million square foot facility is expected to bring approximately 500 new jobs to Ontario by 2018 and an additional 500 jobs by 2020.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  california  pacific-states  ecommerce  distribution-facility  jobs  LEED 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Clif Bar & Company Opens $90 Million Bakery In Twin Falls, Idaho - Area Development
Clif Bar & Company, an organic and nutritious food manufacturer, opened its $90 million bakery in Twin Falls, Idaho. The bakery is a one-of-a-kind, sustainability-focused facility that intentionally uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach that connects people in buildings with nature.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  food-industry  food-processing  bakery  LEED 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Interior Wall Protection Upgrades Help Meet Facility Management Benchmarks - Area Development
An upgrade in interior wall protection is more than just a facelift; it can reinforce branding as well as reduce long-term maintenance and repair costs.
area-development-features  Matt  facilities-management  facility-planning  LEED 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Green building industry's next frontier is manufacturing - Crain's Chicago Business
Think of a factory and smokestacks come to mind. “Green” building isn't in the picture. But factories around the world are going green at a remarkable pace.
this-week-357  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  factories  sustainable-development  LEED  facilities-management  facility-planning  green-buildings  green-facilities  green-manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Kaiser Permanente Invests $51 Million To Open Contract Center In Duluth, Georgia - Area Development
Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health care system, will open a national member services contact center in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The move will bring more than 800 new jobs to metro Atlanta by 2020—most of them by 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  healthcare  healthcare-industry  contact-center  Atlanta  metro-atlanta  Georgia  south-atlantic  LEED 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Stream Data Centers Plans Data Center In Plano, Texas - Area Development
Stream Data Centers, a national data center services provider, has acquired 16 acres of land to build a new state-of-the-art data center development at Legacy Business Park, a master-planned, mixed-use development located in Plano, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  plano  texas  southwest  high-tech  data-centers  LEED 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
ARaymond Expands Its Rayconnect Manufacturing Center In Rochester Hills, Michigan - Area Development
ARaymond invested more than $12 million in building and equipment to expand its Rayconnect, Inc. manufacturing operations in Rochester Hills, Michigan. The expansion adds 30,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space to an existing 75,000-square-foot Rayconnect facility and will allow the plant to run three, eight-hour shifts, five days a week.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Michigan  midwest  office  automotive-industry  LEED 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
How the Location Decision Affects LEED Certification
Corporate site selectors, economic developers, real estate professionals, and regulators need to understand the relationship between environmental sustainability and industrial location decisions.
area-development-features  Matt  sustainable-development  site-selection  LEED  side-insider-6-16-15 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Outdoor Retailer REI Plans 400,000 Square Foot Goodyear, Arizona, Distribution Center - Area Development
A leading outdoor retailer REI will open a third distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona. The facility will better support its stores and customers through faster product replenishment and delivery. The 400,000 square-foot facility, on 34 acres in the Phoenix suburb, should be operational in July 2016 and employ approximately 120 employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  arizona  southwest  jobs  phoenix  LEED 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Hyundai Capital America Leases 177,000 Square Feet Co-Headquarters In Newport Beach, California - Area Development
Hyundai Capital America, a U.S. auto finance company that does business as "Hyundai Motor Finance" and "Kia Motors Finance," signed a lease for 177,000-square-feet of space at 4000 MacArthur Blvd. in Newport Beach, California.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  automotive-industry  headquarters  california  pacific-states  LEED 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
MaxLite Opens $7.5 Million Production Facility In Anaheim, California - Area Development
MaxLite, a leading manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, expanded its U.S. operations with the opening of a new LEED-certified production facility in Anaheim, California.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  california  pacific-states  lighting-industry  LEED  sustainable-development 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Study says green buildings don’t create happier workers, yet - UC Berkeley News Center
People working in buildings certified under LEED’s green building standard appear no more satisfied with the quality of their indoor workplace environments than those toiling in conventional buildings, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.
workplace-design  LEED  office-design  workforce-development  this-week-279  around-the-web 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
Henry Schein Opens Practice Solutions Headquarters In American Fork, Utah - Area Development
Henry Schein, Inc., the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, opened a new headquarters building for its Practice Solutions business in American Fork, Utah. The facility will offer practitioners a state-of-the-art training facility on digital dentistry.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  utah  mountain-states  medical-industry  medtech  headquarters  LEED  sustainable-development 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Demystifying Green Building Certifications and Protocols - CRE Radio
A healthy, energy efficient building and environment is good for everyone. But at what cost? Learn how the USGBC, GRESB & CBRE are moving us toward better understanding and implementation of healthy and energy efficient buildings.
green-buildings  sustainable-development  LEED  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Building Materials Firm, Saint-Gobain, To Establish North American Headquarters In Malvern, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Saint-Gobain, a worldwide building materials company founded in 1665 by French King Louis XIV, plans to locate its state-of-the-art North American corporate headquarters to 20 Moores Road in Malvern, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  headquarters  building  LEED  corporate-headquarters 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Capital One Financial Corp. Officially Opens Chesterfield County, Virginia, Data Center - Area Development
Capital One Financial Corporation officially opened its new data center in Chesterfield County, Virginia. This Virginia data center is part of Capital One’s core IT infrastructure that incorporates new technologies to better meet customer needs now and in the future.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  virginia  data-centers  financial-services  south-atlantic  matt  LEED 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
AMG National Trust Bank Relocates Headquarters To Greenwood Village, Colorado - Area Development
The national headquarters of AMG National Trust Bank will relocate to Greenwood Village, Colorado, a Denver Suburb. The firm’s headquarters, which will be located on vacant land in the northwest corner of East Caley Avenue and Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, will complement the city’s Village Center development near Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  area-development-news  colorado  mountain-states  financial-services  LEED  headquarters 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Solar Commercial Outdoor Lighting Benefits the Industrial Property Sector
Solar commercial outdoor lighting offers many advantages to owners and occupiers and is cost-effective now in many industrial property applications.
area-development-features  facility-planning  solar-power  matt  industrial-real-estate  LEED  insider-90 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Slowly, Asia’s Factories Begin to Turn Green -
Intel’s $1 billion plant, about 10 miles from downtown Ho Chi Minh City, embraces environmental and sustainability measures far beyond those required by Vietnam’s laws.
sustainable-development  green-manufacturing  LEED  facility-planning  asia  business-globalization  this-week-244  around-the-web 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Building for the Future: Exploring Einstein’s New LEED Silver Medical Center - ideas+buildings
Einstein Healthcare Network’s newest medical center, the largest healthcare facility built in southeastern Pennsylvania in over a decade, earned LEED NC Silver certification a few months ago – just in time for Greenbuild, which is being held this year in nearby Philadelphia. Below are the details behind a handful of the project’s exceptionally sustainable qualities.
sustainable-development  LEED  facility-planning  green-economy  architecture  this-week-239  around-the-web 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Daimler Trucks North America Invests $150 Million In Swan Island, Oregon, Headquarters - Area Development Online
Daimler Trucks North America plans to invest $150 million to construct a new 265,000 square foot headquarters and parking garage in Swan Island, Oregon. The new facility, which should be completed in 2016, will relocate Daimler employees in other offices near the Willamette River, creating 400 new jobs.
oregon  jobs  automotive-industry  LEED  daimler  economic-development  site-selection  matt  headquarters 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Green Buildings Will Sustain the Future Health of Billions-
In the United States alone, research indicates that people spend 90 percent of their time indoors. Unfortunately, buildings can have concentrations of some pollutants that are two to five times higher than typical outdoor concentrations, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
around-the-web  LEED  green-economy  cleantech  sustainable-development  this-week-223 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
How VW Achieved LEED Platinum-Rated Construction - Area Development Online
Volkswagen of America earned LEED® Platinum certification due in part to recycled and regional materials and construction waste management.
environment  automotive-industry  leed  environmental-regulation  volkswagen 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Canon USA Moves Into New Americas Headquarters In Melville, Long Island, New York - Area Development Online
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, opened its new 52-acre, 700,000 square-foot, Americas headquarters at One Canon Park, located in Melville, Long Island, New York, where it will consolidate nearly 1,400 Canon employees into one central location approximately 16 miles east of its current headquarters in Lake Success, New York.
electronics-industry  leed  new-york  economic-development  site-selection  matt  Long-Island 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
A Green Building Game of Thrones -
This was supposed to be the year of the USGBC’s new green building rating system, LEED 2012. But somewhere along the way, the plan went awry and the USGBC had to retreat.
around-the-web  This-Week-184  government-policy  leed  sustainable-development 
september 2012 by areadevelopment
How Sports Teams Are Making Cities Greener - The Atlantic Cities
The motivation for sports to engage in greening is simple; the games we love today were born outdoors, and without clean air to breathe, clean water and a healthy climate, sports would be impossible.
leed  wind-energy  solarpower  green-facilities  Green-Investment  This-Week-182  around-the-web  Matt 
september 2012 by areadevelopment
Green Tax Breaks You Can Still Get - American Express OPEN Forum
After 2011, when most of the green-building federal tax incentives expired, did the concept of eco-friendly construction simply dry up and blow away?
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-Week-174  facility-planning  taxes-incentives  sustainable-development  leed  green-buildings 
july 2012 by areadevelopment
Green Building Industry Marching Forward, but Facing Some Uncertainty - CoStar Group
Federal Pullback In LEED Certification, Delay In Balloting On New Standards Highlight Challenges Facing Green Building Movement
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-Week-173  corporate-real-estate-news  leed  green-facilities  sustainable-development 
june 2012 by areadevelopment
USGBC To Revamp the LEED Program - Environmental Leader
The US Green Building Council (USGBC) is revamping the LEED rating system this year. LEED 2012 will focus on improving the rating system’s clarity (providing more precise technical criteria) and making the system more user-friendly.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-week-163  sustainable-development  leed  facility-planning 
april 2012 by areadevelopment
It Doesn't stop at the LEED Certification Plaque: Why Ongoing Building Performance Tracking Matters - USGBC Blog
Receiving the LEED plaque should not be the end of the process for building owners. The plaque symbolizes the beginning of a building performance journey, one where data is at the center of attention.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-week-160  leed  sustainable-development 
march 2012 by areadevelopment
Top 10 States for LEED Green Buildings - USGBC Blog
The District of Columbia leads the nation, with more than 31 square feet of LEED-certified space per person in 2011, and Colorado is the leading state, with 2.74 square feet per person in 2011.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-155  STUDIES  ranking  facility-planning  leed  sustainable-development 
january 2012 by areadevelopment
Going Green is Nice. But How Do You Stay Green? - NREI
Commercial real estate owners and managers have increasingly sought to have new or renovated buildings certified in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED program.
leed  sustainable-development  facility-planning  this-week-140  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
september 2011 by areadevelopment
A Second Look at Green Buildings: The Rise of Certifications around the World - Johnson Controls Institute for Building Efficiency
Green building is on the rise around the world, through a mix of voluntary certification and mandatory requirements.  Once an area dominated by the prevalence of new construction, the green building landscape is looking increasingly familiar: in existing buildings.
facility-planning  sustainable-development  green-economy  LEED  this-week-137  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
august 2011 by areadevelopment

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