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The new standard is considered one of the most significant developments in the real estate profession in recent history and will go beyond office measurement standardization to include other property types in the coming months.


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The new standard is considered one of the most significant developments in the real estate profession in recent history and will go beyond office measurement standardization to include other property types in the coming months.

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Latest: IPMS: Change Around The Corner For Global Real Estate - The new standard is considered one of the most significant developments in the real estate profession in recent history and will go beyond office measurement standardization to include other property types in the coming months.

IPMS: Change Around The Corner For Global Real Estate

The new standard is considered one of the most significant developments in the real estate profession in recent history and will go beyond office measurement standardization to include other property types in the coming months.

FEMA Recommends I-Codes For National Flood Insurance Program

Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related damage.

ARCHIVAL COVERAGE: SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit

The Summit brought together 1,200 attendees to discuss the advantages of investing in America and the importance of foreign direct investment as a source of job creation and economic growth.

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 used.

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, 2013.

FRIDAY FUNNY: You’re So Vain

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

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

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

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 buildings.

New Report Indicates Nearly 40% Of Non-Residential Construction Projects Delivered Via Design-Build Approach

Research finds continued growth of design-build since 2005; highest market share includes Pacific Region at 59% and military sector at 81%.

AIA Approves Continuing Education Credit For Green Globes Course

The course provides an overview of the features and use of the newly released version of Green Globes for New Construction (NC), which is based on an ANSI Standard (ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings).

Economy Poised For A Stronger Second Half Of 2013

The latest jobs report showed steady year-to-date job creation and measures of consumer confidence are at or near recovery highs.

ICC Testifies In Support Of Safe Housing For Homeless Veterans

HR 2065 would require homeless veterans’ facilities to be code compliant.

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Reveals a Rise in U.S. Employers’ Confidence

Latest survey shows the highest percentage of U.S. employers reporting their intent to hire since 2009.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Site Selection For Mission Critical Facilities

In this paper, guidelines are established for selecting a new site or assessing an existing one. Common risks that affect the availability of a business are defined and techniques for minimizing these risks are presented.

Earth Day 2013: The World’s Largest Commercial Living Building, The Bullitt Center, Opens

The long-awaited grand opening of The Bullitt Center in Seattle took place on Monday, April 22, 2013—celebrating industry changing technology and innovation in Net-Zero and green design.

SPECIAL FEATURE From Business Facilities: Steadfast And Strong In The Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall.

Toyo Ito Of Japan Is The 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate

He has received numerous international awards, including in 2010, the 22nd Praemium Imperiale in Honor of Prince Takamatsu; and in 2006, The Royal Institute of British Architects’ Royal Gold Medal; and in 2002, the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement for the 8th Venice Biennale International Exhibition. Calling him a “creator of timeless buildings,” the Pritzker Jury cites Ito for “infusing his designs with a spiritual dimension and for the poetics that transcend all his works.”

Dodge Momentum Index Takes February Jump

The increase was the third consecutive monthly gain and the first time the index has surpassed the 100 mark since 2010. In fact, the index is now at its highest level since April of 2010, suggesting that the recovery for nonresidential building may be finally gaining some traction.

NCGBCS Releases Taxonomy of Building Codes and Standards

This compilation of codes and standards relating to the built environment is intended to serve as a resource when educating the industry, government, and the public about the regulations and referenced documents that are used when constructing buildings and facilities. Comments are due March 8, 2013.

Green Building Accelerates Globally Through Economic Downturn

Green building has become a long-term business opportunity with 51% percent of study firms planning more than 60% of their work to be green by 2015, up from 28% of firms in 2012. The largest opportunity areas for green building globally are in new commercial construction and renovation of existing buildings.

NYC Building Resiliency Task Force Announced, Urban Green Will Organize

Urban Green Council to lead building resiliency task force in NYC; blue ribbon panel to make in-depth recommendations on building preparedness.

Study Ties Cities’ Smart Grid Use To Economic Drivers For CRE Health

Do smart grid investments pay off for cities? In what ways? Jones Lang LaSalle examined the top “connected cities” as identified in a U.S. News & World Report study to find out how these cities fared in terms of three indicators of economic health: job growth, GDP, and commercial real estate value. Oct 9, 2012 @ 2:08 PM

New Report on Role of Cities in Green Economy

The report is a synthesis of stakeholder perspectives from five major North American cities visited on USGBC’s The Road to Rio+20 engagement event series. It highlights five key messages heard from the events and outlines clear action items for Rio+20

Green Infrastructure Report Highlights Economic, Community Benefits

This new draft report reveals how landscape architects can help design the way towards greener infrastructure.

April Is National Landscape Architecture Month

During the month of April, landscape architects will show their communities how they promote healthy living.

ICC Announces Availability of New Green Building Code

The International Green Construction Code has been designed and released as the path to safe, sustainable, economical construction.

Commercial Sector Expected to Lead Real Estate Recovery

Slight increase in nonresidential construction spending expected in 2012 with substantial growth projected for 2013.

New York Passes Design-Build Legislation

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed New York Works Infrastructure Fund Act, which will permit design-build on infrastructure projects for the first time...

ABI Drops For Fifth Straight Month

The new projects inquiry index was 53.7, a considerable slowdown from a reading of 58.1 in June.

Design-Build Project Delivery Used for 40%+ of Projects

From 2005 to 2010, numbers are up 10% for design-build project delivery, an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract with a single point of responsibility.

Architecture Billings Index Continues Positive Momentum

On the heels of its highest mark since 2007, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) jumped more than two points in December.

Real Estate Recovery Led by Large Corporate Users in Gateway Markets

The U.S. industrial property sector has experienced steady growth, thanks to an uptick in leasing from heavyweight corporates, according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s third quarter North America Industrial Outlook report.

Flood Map Experts Needed by FEMA

The National Institute of Building Sciences is seeking qualified scientific and technical professionals from the public, private, and academic sectors to serve on Scientific Resolution Panels (SRPs).

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