26 results for “USGBC”
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…

CRE Midwest

Karl Heitman: Working in the right industry for more than 20 years

| B. Herron

Karl Heitman moved to the Chicago area from Texas in 1986, to design office development projects. The work was primarily for Trammell Crow Company, and the company was actively working in many Midwest cities and Canada. Heitman never expected to get into the industrial market, but the office market took a downturn in late 1980’s and he was …