MHN meets with John Brenan, director of The Appraisal Foundation, at Greenbuild 2013. The Appraisal Foundation has entered a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Energy to develop guidance for appraising sustainable features of commercial development. One of the greatest challenges is quantifying the value of the ‘social good’ that results from building green.
Home prices rise, consumer confidence drops, and people are buying more on line than ever.…Continue reading →
Tapering might begin soon, and negative equity is dropping.…Continue reading →
MHN TV features an interview with Don Brooks, sustainable design manager at The Dinerstein Cos., who weighs in on the lessons learned from his work developing LEED apartments. Topics include best practices and hurdles faced.
The economy might have weathered the shutdown better than expected.…Continue reading →
An unusually strong jobs report for October.…Continue reading →
No tapering yet for QE3, because the Fed thinks Congress isn't handling the economy very well.…Continue reading →
Data starts flowing from the federal government again.…Continue reading →
Congress kicks the can down the road.…Continue reading →
The debt-ceiling fracas isn't quite over yet.…Continue reading →