Tag Archives: Developers

Transit Hubs: A Growing Lure for Developers

Rail stations, it turns out, are delivering much more than passengers to surrounding neighborhoods. Young workers who prefer to walk or take the train — rather than drive — to eat, work and shop are pushing up property values and reshaping the way developers approach their plans. Read more... Read more

Developers’ Green Infrastructure Guide

This Guide addresses basic questions about green stormwater infrastructure: what it is, how it works, what are its costs and benefits, and why it makes good business sense. Green infrastructure is not the perfect solution for every setting or every project, but it is versatile, it is powerful and it’s the future of stormwater management. Learn more... Read more

As Growth in Apartment Rents Slows, U.S. Developers Press Pause

​ Apartment developers are starting to tread more carefully as cracks appear in the five-year-old boom that sent rents soaring to records across the U.S. Construction concentrated in fast-growing urban markets has left cities from New York to Denver and San Francisco with a surplus of high-end units. Rent growth has already tapered off in some areas, and lenders are getting more selective. Read more... Read more

City Green: Innovative Green Infrastructure Solutions for Downtowns and Infill Locations

This EPA publication is for stakeholders who shape redevelopment projects in downtowns and infill locations. Using twelve case studies, it provides inspiration and identifies successful strategies and lessons learned for overcoming common barriers to green infrastructure in these contexts. Learn more... Read more

U.S. Green Building Council Announces LEED for Homes Award Winners

​ The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the recipients of its annual LEED for Homes Awards, recognizing projects, developers and homebuilders that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in residential green building. The awards are given to outstanding multi- and single-family residential and affordable housing projects as well as builders and developers. Check out the winning projects. Read more... Read more