31 results for “USGBC”
CRE N Illinois

There’s no better ROI than investing in people

| Matt Baker

For owners, investors, operators, portfolio managers and enterprise users, building optimization is key to ensuring that every penny that goes into a real estate asset is put to use effectively. So how do you quantify a property’s performance for what is typically the biggest annual spend—the people that occupy the space?

Office W Minnesota

Kraus-Anderson's Minneapolis headquarters earns USGBC award

Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Company has received a 2019 Award of Excellence from the U.S. Green Building Council. The USGBC West North Central Leadership Award of Merit recognizes Kraus-Anderson’s new headquarters building in downtown Minneapolis in the category of Innovative Design, New Construction.

Office N Illinois

Morgan / Harbour begins HQ expansion in Oak Brook for Hub Group

Morgan / Harbour Construction has broken ground on a new, 135,000-square-foot, four-story office build-to-suit for Hub Group. The new building, located on Clearwater Drive in Oak Brook, Illinois, is the second phase of construction for the supply chain solutions provider’s headquarters. Solomon Cordwell Buenz is providing the architectural …

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Miranda Parker

| Matt Baker

Miranda Parker joined the Syndicated Equities acquisition team in September 2016, where she sources new investment deals, including reach-out with attorneys, public accountants and other high-net worth individuals in the syndication and 1031 world. Parker is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois and is an active member of t…

CRE N Illinois

Illinois tops the nation with most LEED green buildings, per USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of top 10 states for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s most widely used green building rating system. For the first time since 2015, Illinois came in first on the list of states based on the number of LEED-certified square feet per person.

CRE N Illinois

Green city: Chicago achieves LEED for Cities Platinum certification

Chicago has achieved LEED for Cities Platinum Certification, the highest level of certification available from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Chicago is one of the first cities in the world to be certified using LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system that focuses on human and environmental health. The LEED…

CRE N Illinois

For the second year in a row, Chicago named greenest city in the U.S.

Chicago was named the greenest city in the U.S. for the second year in a row, according to the fifth annual U.S. Green Building Adoption Index by CBRE and Maastricht University. Chicago leads a national trend of the U.S.’s largest cities getting even greener. Researchers have found green certified office space across America’s 30 largest me…