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Top Reasons to Go Green with a LEED Certified Building

Posted by Don Catalano on Feb 15, 2017

More and more LEED-certified buildings are being constructed in cities throughout the United States, giving prospective commercial tenants like you more green choices to consider when you're looking for new office space. Rents in LEED-certified buildings are often higher than in competitor buildings, leading some companies to wonder whether it's worth the added cost. The truth is that there are numerous reasons to go green that allow commercial tenants to maximize their return on investment in office space.  Some of the benefits of leasing a green building include:

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Topics: green CRE, leed certified, LEED CRE

4 Markets to Watch for LEED Certified Buildings in 2015

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 02, 2015

Green building, as typified by LEED certified projects, has reached a point of ubiquity where it is almost the same thing regular building. According to the US Green Building Council, who is in charge of the LEED standard, 2015 will see LEED projects make up as much as 48 percent of all of the nonresidential construction in America. LEED certified retrofits, which turn existing buildings into green ones, are likely to make up up to 33 percent of the retrofit activity in 2015. Here are some of the markets where new and retrofitted LEED buildings are likely to pop up in 2015.

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Topics: corporate real estate, commercial real estate, leed certified, LEED CRE, LEED Markets, CRE LEED Markets