Top 5 Stories in From NYC Green Real Estate: 2011
As the year draws to a close later this week, let’s take a quick look back at the following five of our articles from 2011 that were the most popular (by total page views) here at gbNYC:
Back in July, Mack-Cali’s 40-story 125 Broad Street became the first LEED-certified commercial office building in the Downtown submarket (which excludes the World Trade Center).
The New York branch of German bank WestLB earned LEED Platinum in February for its 129,000-square-foot offices at the top of New York City’s first LEED-certified commercial office building.
The 6000-plant pop up Riverpark restaurant and farm opened late in the summer at a stalled construction site on East 29th Street in Kips Bay.
We took a look at a handful of local projects to make some anecdotal observations about LEED certification, particularly in light of the then-pending Henry Gifford-led lawsuit against USGBC.
After a behind-the-scenes tour, we reviewed the green features at REI’s first foray into New York City.
Rounding out the top ten articles were:
We were somewhat surprised that – arguably – the year’s biggest story: Henry Gifford’s lawsuit against USGBC, which was dismissed by the Southern District of New York back in August, did not make our top ten list. So here it is:
We compiled the same list last year in looking back on 2010.
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