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Governor Announces Home Energy Assistance Program Opening November 18

Albany, NY - November 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that households across the state can begin applying for heating assistance this winter through New York’s Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) on Monday, November 18. HEAP, which is overseen by the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA), is a federally-funded program that provides up to $650 for eligible households to pay for energy costs in order to keep their homes warm during the winter.

Supported Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Training in Capital Region this Fall

New York, NY- October 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As students return to school, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that energy efficiency and renewable energy training courses are available this fall in Malta to help current workers move ahead in clean-energy careers and unemployed workers gain clean-energy skills and professional credentials

SUNY Campuses To Share IT Services and Increase Energy Efficiency at Data Centers As...

New York, NY - July 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The State University of New York (SUNY) and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that SUNY will save more than $1.2 million annually in energy costs throughout its 64 campuses by incorporating energy-efficient information technology and related facility improvements. The energy-saving projects, which are expected to be completed in 2014, support Governor Cuomo’s Build Smart NY initiative, which aims to increase energy efficiency in state buildings by 20 percent in seven years

Department of Environmental Protection Completes Green Infrastructure Projects in Brooklyn That Will Improve Water...

New York, NY - June 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland today joined New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional Director Venetia Lannon to announce that the recently completed installation of green infrastructure in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn will prevent more than one million gallons of stormwater from reaching the combined sewer system each year and thereby improve the health and cleanliness of the water in Newtown Creek and New York harbor.

U.S. Courthouse in Buffalo Receives High Performance Energy-Efficiency Award from NYSERDA

New York, NY - May 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded the U.S. Courthouse in Buffalo a high performance energy-efficiency plaque for energy-efficiency projects that will cut energy costs by $289,000 annually.

Senate Passes Bills to Increase “Green” Building Construction and Reduce Energy Costs

New York, NY - May 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Senate today passed bills that would continue to promote the construction of environmentally-friendly buildings and the cost-saving benefits of net metering for utility bills. Both bills are sponsored by Senator George D. Maziarz (R-C, Newfane), and would help reduce the consumption of limited natural resources, promote the use of renewable energy, and lower energy costs

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $88 Million in Energy Efficiency Projects By N.Y. Power...

Albany, NY - April 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York Power Authority (NYPA) financed and completed 83 energy efficiency projects in 2012 at public facilities throughout New York State. The upgrades, totaling more than $88 million, will provide annual energy savings of $6.4 million to New York taxpayers. The projects will also reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 34,000 tons a year, equivalent to removing more than 6,400 cars from the road.

Binghamton University Receives High Performance Energy Efficiency Award from NYSERDA for Engineering and Science...

New York, NY - April 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today recognized Binghamton University of the State University of New York with a High Performance Building plaque for exceptionally high energy efficiency at its Engineering and Science Building. The building is rated to perform 44 percent above the energy code, and energy efficiency measures save $370,000 in costs annually.

Monroe County Public Safety Crime Lab Receives High Performance Energy Efficiency Award from NYSERDA

New York, NY - March 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has recognized Monroe County Public Safety Crime Lab with a High Performance Building Plaque for energy efficiency measures that will cut energy costs by $75,000 annually.

NYSERDA Reports 10% Increase in New Energy-Efficient Residential Properties in 2012

New York, NY - March 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today reported that the number of New York ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes increased by 10 percent in 2012 over 2011, despite housing starts nationwide remaining at historically low levels.

Senate Passes Bill to Expand Renewable Energy Technology Use

New York, NY - March 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senator George D. Maziarz (R-C, Newfane) that would help encourage the installation of renewable energy technologies by making them more cost efficient and accessible.

Governor Cuomo Announces $6.4 Million in Funding to Help Farmers Reduce Costs Through Energy...

New York, NY - March 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $6.4 million in funding to help farmers reduce energy costs, protect the environment, and remain economically viable. This new funding expands a successful program launched in 2011, which has already assisted 170 farms in securing annual energy savings of $850,000 and reducing power usage by 6,800 megawatt hours

Brooklyn Navy Yard Receives High Performance Energy Efficiency Award from NYSERDA

New York, NY - February 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded Brooklyn Navy Yard a High Performance Building Plaque for energy efficiency measures to the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at Building 92 that will cut energy costs by $24,000 annually.

NYSERDA Announces Energy Efficiency Project at SUNY Canton in Support of Governor Cuomo’s Build...

New York, NY - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced an energy efficiency project at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton that is projected to save the college more than $236,000 and result in the avoidance of over 800 tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually

NYSERDA Support for Energy Efficiency Projects Helps D’Youville College Reduce Annual Costs by $73,500

New York, NY - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced today that it has awarded D’Youville College in Buffalo $155,000 to support energy efficiency upgrades to its six-story, mixed-use academic facility

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Make Solar Power More Affordable for Homeowners and Businesses

Albany, NY - August 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed a series of bills as part of the NY-Sun initiative that will make solar energy more affordable for homeowners and businesses as well as create new jobs in the state’s growing solar energy sector.

Jones Lang LaSalle Closes $136+ Million Sale of Times Square Retail Property

NEW YORK, NY - August 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Jones Lang LaSalle announced its New York Capital Markets team has closed the sale of 1552 Broadway for the Riese Organization. A joint venture of SL Green and Wharton Acquisitions purchased the 15,000-square-foot retail property for $136,550,000.

Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative Announces Training and Certification Program for 5,000 construction workers...

New York, NY - July 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (CGSGI) announced today the signing of agreements with SENA and CAMACOL Bogotá and Cundinamarca (CAMACOL B&C) that establish the first on-site job training and certification program for construction workers in Colombia. CGSGI will develop a portable, on-site training facility in the Ciudad Verde ("Green City") low-income housing development in Soacha, Cundinamarca, near Bogotá, the capital of Colombia to offer free training and certification for 5,000 construction workers. The on-site training program will utilize courses developed by SENA, the National Learning Service of Colombia, and trainees will be evaluated by CAMACOL B&C, the Colombian Chamber of Construction. Workers will receive certifications from SENA for the competencies in which they have been trained.

HAMILTON SQUARE, NEW CONDO AND LOFT DEVELOPMENT IN JERSEY CITY, ANNOUNCES OVER 50% OF...

Jersey City, NJ - June 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- SILVERMAN, the developers of Hamilton Square, announced today that more than 50% of units are sold at the premier loft and condo development in the Hamilton Park neighborhood of Jersey City.

U.S. ENERGY SECRETARY CHU TO RECOGNIZE NYC’S FIRST 1,000 GREEN BUILDING SUPERS

New York, NY - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will join New York real estate industry executives and union leaders on Monday to recognize New York City’s first class of green building superintendents to graduate from the 32BJ-Thomas Shortman Green Supers training program. Green Supers is an ambitious labor-management green buildings program, launched just over a year ago with Mayor Bloomberg, to train superintendents and resident managers in the latest state-of-the-art energy efficiency measures.

With Support from NYSERDA, Fordham University Obtains LEED® Gold from U.S. Green Building Council

New York, NY - May 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today commended Fordham University for obtaining Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® (LEED®) Gold designation from the U.S. Green Building Council.

NYSERDA Announces Benchmarking Initiative to Help Commercial and Multifamily Building Owners Reduce Energy Use,...

New York, NY - April 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today launched a pilot to help the commercial building sector and multifamily buildings reduce their energy use, save on operating costs and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD NAMED AGENT FOR WAYNE SOLAR CENTER

WAYNE, N.J. - April 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. has been named leasing agent for the newly rebranded Wayne Solar Center office building at 1655 Valley Road in Wayne. The appointment follows the 157,000-square-foot property’s recent acquisition by New York-based APF Properties.

208 WEST 96TH STREET COMPLETES CONSTRUCTION & LAUNCHES SALES

New York, NY - March 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the last finishing touches are being put in place, 208 West 96th Street, the Upper West Side’s newest contemporary boutique condominium, officially launches sales this week. This milestone marks a new and exciting sales phase for Halstead Property Development Marketing, LLC, the exclusive selling agent, who is poised to introduce the building, featuring modern architecture and meticulously thought out floor plans with a distinctive metal façade and is comprised of nine move-in ready three-bedroom, three-bath full floor homes.

HPD AND CPC LAUNCH “NYC Green House” FOR BUILDING OWNERS

New York, NY - February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the Community Preservation Corporation (CPC) announced the launch today of NYC Green House, a broad-based knowledge source and online resource guide for multifamily property owners who want to save money by going green

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New York Building Congress and the Partnership for New York City...

The Partnership for New York City and the New York Building Congress have sent a letter signed by over 15 industry leaders asking the New York State Legislature to support design-build authorization for New York City.  They reflect the broad-based support for giving city agencies the procurement and contracting tools they need to save time and money on major capital projects.

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Meng Sends Letter to President Trump Asking He Remove Extremely Unqualified...

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) this morning sent the following letter to President Trump requesting that he remove his completely unqualified appointment to oversee federal housing programs in New York and New Jersey, Lynne Patton. The text of the letter is below and a copy of the correspondence can be found