Nov 16, 2021

City of Charlotte Named LEED Gold City 

Charlotte has achieved LEED for Cities and Communities Gold certification. LEED or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, was created by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and is the world’s most […]

Nov 12, 2019

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges 30,000 SF Lease in Charlotte for Segra Headquarters

  Cushman & Wakefield has arranged a 30,000-square-foot lease for Segra’s headquarters at the Woodward Building at Ballantyne, located at 11215 North Community House Road in Charlotte.  Graham Stoneburner, John […]

Jun 3, 2019

Matt Ventimiglia Joins Myers & Chapman As Chief Estimator

  Myers & Chapman, a Charlotte-based full-service construction services firm serving the Southeast for more than 60 years, today announced 15-year construction industry veteran, Matt Ventimiglia, has joined the company as […]

Jan 31, 2019

15 Ways Green Buildings Impact Our Psychology

The movement toward green construction has been booming in the past decade. In a survey conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics, nearly 50 percent of builders expect making the majority […]

Jan 10, 2019

Commercial Real Estate Industry makes green strides in new report

A new report from the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance shows that the commercial real estate industry is making significant progress in reducing energy consumption, carbon […]

Jan 10, 2019

Employees are Happier, Healthier and More Productive in LEED Green Buildings

According to a new survey released from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), employees who work in LEED-certified green buildings are happier, healthier and more productive than employees in conventional […]

Jan 24, 2017

Don’t let a green building ‘LEED’ to disputes

by Cory Haller BridgeTower Media Newswires In the 20-plus years since the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard was introduced, the construction industry has fundamentally changed. With owners and […]

Jun 29, 2016

Capitol Towers gets LEED certified

The Capitol Towers office development in SouthPark has received LEED Gold certification. Sustainability and energy-efficient features at the development range from preferred parking for low-emission vehicles to an HVAC system […]

May 24, 2016

Brightwalk development honored with LEED certification

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership and community leaders on Tuesday celebrated the U.S. Green Building Council’s honoring of the Brightwalk at Historic Double Oaks mixed-income community north of uptown. The council […]

Sep 10, 2015

Davidson native honored for eco-friendly development

He’s dubbed the Godfather of NuLu because he’s made offers that can’t be refused, such as free rent, to those looking to host an event in Louisville, Kentucky. But, he’s […]

Jun 28, 2013

Compromise on LEED awaits governor’s signature

A compromise bill that keeps intact the option for a newly constructed public building to acquire environmental sustainability certification has been sent to Gov. Pat McCrory for his signature.

Nov 21, 2012

Bright ideas: UNCC professor enlightens Charlotte building design

Daylight is good. Builders, developers and architects don’t need a longhair professor with fancy gadgets and computer programs to tell them that the sun is handy for construction workers to see with, that it is a major reason why windows exist, that it warms and illuminates the insides of structures.

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