Category Archives: Sustainability

$35M solar farm planned, will generate 10MW of clean energy


Atlanta Business Chronicle by Urvaksh Karkaria, Staff Writer An up to $35 million solar power farm is planned for for middle Georgia. Smart Energy Capital and Jacoby Development Inc., inked a power purchase agreement with Cobb EMC to buy generation … Continue reading

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Atlanta moves up in energy efficient buildings


By  Christopher Quinn The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Metro Atlanta made the Environmental Protection Agency’s top-25 list for Energy Star certified buildings for 2011. Los Angeles has held the top spot since 2008, while Washington finished in second place.  Atlanta moved up … Continue reading

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Sustainability Summit to focus on Green is Good


By Ernie Suggs The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Urban Land Institute of Atlanta will host a Sustainability Summit to explore what’s next for Atlanta and the surrounding region’s economic, social, and sustainable future, on April 18 at the Retreat at Perimeter … Continue reading

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Atlanta Financial Center Achieves LEED Silver Status


By Finerve Holder Atlanta Financial Center, an interconnected three-building, Class A office park in the Upper Buckhead submarket, earned LEED Silver certification. The three Energy Star rated buildings, at 3333, 3343 and 3353 Peachtree Road NE in Atlanta, total 900,000 … Continue reading

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Midtown Alliance to start ‘Greenprint’ for environmental sustainability


By J. Scott Trubey The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Midtown Alliance is setting up a blueprint for environmental sustainability in hopes of becoming what it termed Wednesday as “the South’s first urban eco-district.” The program, called Greenprint Midtown, will pull together … Continue reading

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Former redevelopment properties could flood the market


San Francisco Business Times by Blanca Torres With the elimination of California redevelopment agencies, a flood of Bay Area properties the agencies had purchased or assembled for future projects could hit the market in the months to come. State lawmakers … Continue reading

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Latest Research on Green Real Estate Now Available


New Volume of The Journal of Sustainable Real Estate Presents Findings and Insights from Latest Scholarship in Green Real Estate Studies By CoStar Research The Journal of Sustainable Real Estate (JOSRE) recently released its third volume presenting the latest scholarship … Continue reading

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