Economic Development Articles

Articles in this category explore the issue of corporate and commercial real estate. Topics include tax incentives for businesses, infrastructure and urban development and renewal, corporate parks and communities, and other economic development initiatives. Specifically, posts cover expansions, renovations, and new construction of commercial facilities.

GSA Issues Recommendation For Green Building Certification Systems

LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal...Read More...

New Energy Code Includes Efficiency In Existing Buildings

Lighting controls and advanced HVAC also gain ground at 2015 IECC final action...Read More...

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Updated Green Globes Building Certification Program Now Built On ANSI Standard

Green Globes is used as an alternative to...Read More...

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U.S. Office Sector: Demand For Space Slow But Steady

It is still largely a tenant's market in many cities around the country, but it is unclear how much longer this dynamic will...Read More...

The Steiner Tunnel test, showing the flame being applied to the ceiling, is an inadequate and inappropriate method for testing insulation safety. (Photo: Intertek Testing Services Inc.)

Study Finds Health And Environmental Risk In Building Insulation

Research suggests alternative courses of action, including the possible development of a more accurate test, the use of different flame retardant chemicals, and a range of options for mitigating the impact of the flame retardants currently...Read More...

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Edgar T. Coene, Group C Founder And Chairman, Dies At 83

Coene, a publishing entrepreneur whose 50-year career embraced innovation and public service, passed away on September 17,...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: You’re So Vain

If you're an architect in Dubai, you probably think this post is about you, don't...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Dolly Parton’s World Is About To Get Bigger

The bigger and better world of Dolly will include more thrills and sweeter...Read More...

National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Eight New Landscape Projects

SITES™ is a voluntary, national rating system and set of performance benchmarks that applies to sites with or without...Read More...

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Buckminster Fuller’s Architectural Masterpiece To Be Preserved

Route 66 landmark to become TEEMCO national...Read More...