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Carnegie Xorel™ Continues to Earn Environmental Certifications

Carnegie Xorel™ Continues to Earn Environmental Certifications

Six patterns of Carnegie’s proprietary high performance Xorel have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label, which verifies that the product’s amount of renewable biobased ingredients, meets or exceeds levels set by USDA. Biobased products are finished or intermediate materials composed in whole or in significant part of agricultural, forestry…

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Eco-Friendly Amenities: A Practical Approach to a Greener Living

Eco-Friendly Amenities: A Practical Approach to a Greener Living

Going green is no longer just a vague urban trend for developers, property owners and managers of apartment buildings. It has become a double responsibility: to develop green projects (or transition existing ones to green) and to tune in to renters’ eco-conscious mind-set by nurturing and educating green communities.…

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Healthy Urbanism: A New Foundation for Place-Making

Healthy Urbanism: A New Foundation for Place-Making

What makes for multifamily developments that support and promote healthy lifestyles and community. …

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Case Studies: Getting the Green Treatment

Case Studies: Getting the Green Treatment

Two projects in San Francisco and Chicago exemplify sustainability at its best.…

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On Detroit’s Urban Prairie: From Built Space to Open Space

On Detroit’s Urban Prairie: From Built Space to Open Space

Adam Hollier, Detroit native, Cornell graduate, and former City Council liaison for the Detroit Mayor’s office, sees the city’s sparsely peopled suburbs as an opportunity for change, and a new way of looking at urban life—one with plenty of open space.…

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Bedrock Real Estate Integrates Smart Technology Across Detroit Portfolio

Bedrock Real Estate Integrates Smart Technology Across Detroit Portfolio

Downtown Detroit’s revitalization is taking a step into the future and companies like Hepta Control Systems and Bedrock Real Estate Services are at the forefront of the transformation of these historic and iconic buildings.…

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Guest Blog: Green Amenities for Multi-Housing: Plug-in Electric Vehicle Chargers

Guest Blog: Green Amenities for Multi-Housing: Plug-in Electric Vehicle Chargers

Chances are you’ve seen a plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) on the road, parked at the mall, or even driving in your neighborhood. These days, it’s not uncommon. There are more than 234,000 PEVs in the nation and many vehicle models from which people can choose.…

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Maximizing Energy Efficiency

Maximizing Energy Efficiency

NYSERDA looks at the best ways for multifamily to conserve energy and save costs.…

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Strategic Landscaping

Strategic Landscaping

Studies suggest renters will stay longer in apartment homes when greenery is present outdoors.…

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Editor’s Note: Are Green Apartments Good Enough?

Editor’s Note: Are Green Apartments Good Enough?

The new WELL Building Standard emphasizes health.…

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White Plains Housing Authority, Jonathan Rose Companies to Develop $42.18M Affordable Housing Community

White Plains Housing Authority, Jonathan Rose Companies to Develop $42.18M Affordable Housing Community

The White Plains Housing Authority in partnership with Jonathan Rose Companies has broken ground on a $42.18 million affordable housing community, The Prelude, in the first phase of efforts to revitalize at the Brookfield Commons campus in White Plains, N.Y.…

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ULI Spring 2014: The Value of Building for Wellness

Anita Kramer, vice president, ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate discusses findings from a new study looking at the result of building with wellness in mind. A few inexpensive practices can achieve big results when it come to lease-up and resident satisfaction.

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