Today’s Top 5 Headlines and their Links on CRE, Atlanta Office Space, Green, and all things interesting
Today’s Top Headlines and the Links to their Articles (February 18, 2009):
- Billionaire Mort Zuckerman discusses global recovery and the commercial and regional real estate markets.
- LEED not always an example - When the U.S. Green Building Council created its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) sustainability measuring stick in 1998, the overwhelming assumption was that obtaining LEED certification would ensure a building’s “greenness” and translate it to energy-cost savings. Did LEED keep its promise?
- Utilities Analyses, Inc. Purchases New Office Space in Metro Atlanta - Atlanta-based Utilities Analyses, Inc. (UAI), a national player in utility rate consulting, has announced its purchase of new metro Atlanta office space to house its headquarters and provide room for expansion as the company continues to grow. The new loft-like office is located at 450 Old Peachtree Road in Suwanee,which is north of Atlanta and the company’s former location.
- Morgan Stanley to Surrender 5 San Francisco Office Towers - Morgan Stanley, the securities firm that spent more than $8 billion on commercial property in 2007, plans to relinquish five San Francisco office buildings to its lender two years after purchasing them from Blackstone Group LP near the top of the market.
- Mayor-Elect Kasim Reed Discusses His Vision For Atlanta - If you are curious about our new mayor, this is a interesting article about him.