Home » Features » 

Green


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. …

Continue reading →

Case Studies: Getting the Green Treatment

Case Studies: Getting the Green Treatment

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

Continue reading →

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.…

Continue reading →

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.…

Continue reading →

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.…

Continue reading →

Maximizing Energy Efficiency

Maximizing Energy Efficiency

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

Continue reading →

Strategic Landscaping

Strategic Landscaping

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

Continue reading →

Editor’s Note: Are Green Apartments Good Enough?

Editor’s Note: Are Green Apartments Good Enough?

The new WELL Building Standard emphasizes health.…

Continue reading →

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.…

Continue reading →

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.

ULI Spring 2014: The Business Case for Resilience

ULI Spring 2014: The Business Case for Resilience

As the frequency and intensity of catastrophic natural disasters increase, the real estate community has shifted a focus on how to build and retrofit cities to withstand their impacts. …

Continue reading →

Renters’ Choice: Green Living

Renters’ Choice: Green Living

The multifamily industry overall has embraced the green movement and made great strides in recent years; but, some apartment communities are doing better than others. This month, MHN partnered with Kingsley Associates to see what residents are saying about their communities’ green features. Electric car charging, drought-resistant landscaping and better…

Continue reading →
Page 1 of 23123Next ›Last »