Sustainability

How Playing Pretend in Real Estate Could Accelerate Green Building

Five students won a ULI/Hines competition for their urban design concept. Youngsoo Yang talks about the team’s vision for redeveloping a North Charleston, S.C., site.

Cassandra McFadden, Vice President & Global Head of Sustainability, Cortland.

Close Up With Cortland’s Global Head of Sustainability

Meet Cassandra McFadden, an inspiring leader who has devoted her career to making an impact on sustainability.

Building the Case for Passive House Standards

Insights on what’s next from the founder of the certification program in the U.S.

David Aaronson, NAREE panelist

EV Charging Stations Baffle MF

Meeting the demand for this new amenity was a topic at the National Association of Real Estate Editors conference.

A bird’s-eye view of the adaptation village center. Drawing by Ronnie Pelusio, courtesy of Korkut Onaran

Adaptation Villages: An Architect’s Vision for Resilient Communities

Book author & Pel-Ona Architects and Urbanists Co-Founder Korkut Onaran shares his views on climate change-adapted communities.

How to Retrofit Value-Add Properties As Carbon-Neutral Assets

Chris Gray of RENU Communities on retrofitting properties without displacing residents.

Passive House community in Manhattan

Manhattan Passive House Community Nears Completion

The 108-unit property will include an affordable housing component.

Rendering of Krisana Apartments

Developers Land LIHTC Financing for Denver Project

Upon completion, the affordable community will be fully electric.

Inside Coney Island’s Vertical Boardwalk

From top to bottom, this Brooklyn project is a model of green building practices. Here’s what makes it unique.

Enterprise to Bring Solar Power to DC Affordable Communities

The project will install 2.2 megawatts of solar panels across more than 500 units.