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

Swig Equities Purchases Renewable Green Energy for Commercial Portfolio in Manhattan’s FiDi Neighborhood

New York, NY - February 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kent M. Swig, President of Swig Equities, LLC, is pleased to announce that the firm has purchased clean, renewable energy for 80% of its commercial office buildings in Manhattan’s FiDi (Financial District) neighborhood. Swig Equities signed a one-year contract with Green Mountain Energy Company for the company to provide green electricity from sustainable sources

Easy-to-use IDX solution revolutionizes Hudson Valley, New York online property search

EUGENE, OR - January 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York home search just got easier, thanks to the partnership between IDX, Inc. and Geoffrey Green. The transformation of The Green Team website Green hosts is possible with the dynamic IDX Broker software he now supports on his search page. Greater Hudson Valley MLS (GHVMLS) listings are even synced with his website, displaying thousands of properties effortlessly. Now, potential buyers can experience a thorough property search online, without leaving the comfort of their own home or the convenience of the website of Green.

SL Green Realty Corp. Announces $0.10 Dividend on its Common Stock for Fourth Quarter...

New York, NY - December 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) today reported that its board of directors has declared a dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock for the quarter ending December 31, 2010. The dividend is payable on January 14, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 3, 2011.

New Western New York Coordinators to Help Spread Word About Energy Programs from the...

Buffalo, NY - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has hired two new educators to teach the public about energy-related programs available to Western New York residents

NYSERDA Announces Cash Incentive Program to Spur Building and Certification of New Green Homes...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- With consumer interest in environmentally sustainable homes remaining strong despite the economic downturn, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is formally announcing a program to spur the building and certification of more green homes across the state.

Governor Paterson Urges Federal Government to Maintain Funding for Low Income Home Energy Assistance...

November 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor David A. Paterson today continued his efforts to urge the Federal government to fund the Federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) at last year's level of $5.1 billion. If Congress does not provide adequate LIHEAP funding and the President does not release $590 million in contingency funds as a stopgap measure, the State's Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) will be forced to discontinue heating assistance to vulnerable low income New Yorkers in January.

The Bracha Group Enters Fourth Quarter with Record Sales

NEW YORK, NY - October 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Bracha Group, a luxury real estate group of Prudential Elliman in New York City, sold a three-bedroom, three and half bath condominium at 15 Central Park West, one of Manhattan’s newest premier parkside dwellings last Thursday, October 7, 2010.

SL Green Realty Corp. and The Moinian Group Announce Plans to Recapitalize Three Columbus...

New York, NY - October 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG), New York City's largest owner of commercial office properties, owning more than 20 million square feet of office space in Manhattan, and The Moinian Group, headed by developer Joseph Moinian, today announced they have reached an agreement to recapitalize Three Columbus Circle - a midtown Manhattan office tower currently in the final stages of a major redevelopment. The recapitalization includes a standby mortgage commitment and a potential future investment by SL Green that will make funds available for the completion of the redevelopment and lease-up of the property

Brooklyn’s Broadway Stages Goes Green with Solar Energy Project

Albany, NY - June 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is partnering with Broadway Stages in Brooklyn, one of New York’s premier sound stage facilities, on a solar energy project that will reduce the film stage’s energy costs by more than $70,000 annually.

Support the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day and ‘Buy Green to Save Green’

Albany, NY - April 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is encouraging New Yorkers to buy green to save green this Earth Day.

Green Building Tour of Gen. Colin Powell Apartments

New York, NY - April 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Saturday April 24th, join GreenHomeNYC on a tour of the Gen. Colin Powell Apartments, a new green affordable residential coop building in The Bronx.

NY PSC Approves $270M for Customer-Sited Renewable Projects

Latham, NY - March 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On March 25 the New York Public Service Commission approved more than $279 million over a five-year period for customer- sited renewable energy projects as part of the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) program.

Solar Thermal Grant Pilot Program

New York City, NY - February 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced five businesses and institutions will receive grants to install solar thermal systems in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens. Solar thermal is an established clean energy technology that collects sunlight to produce thermal energy, or heat.

Gillibrand Introduces Solar Energy Legislation

Washington, DC - February 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced legislation this week to encourage the installation of 10 million solar systems on the rooftops of homes and businesses over the next decade.

NYSERDA Joins Businesses to Showcase Ways Homeowners Can Save Energy and Money with Alternative...

Albany, NY - January 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- It’s never been easier to find out how to cut your energy costs and make your home more environmentally friendly than at this year’s Great Northeast Home Show.

Harlem Receives First ‘Green Retrofit’ Housing Stimulus Award

Congressman Rangel Hails Funding for Energy-Efficiency Renovations on 135th Street Multi-Family Housing Project. Washington, DC - January 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Charles Rangel...

Governor Paterson Announces Funding To Continue Long Island Solar Energy Program

Albany, NY - December 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor David A. Paterson today announced that the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will provide a $6 million grant to the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA).

Bronx Pro Real Estate Management Celebrated Opening of 1085 Washington Avenue Apartments Providing Green...

New York, NY - September 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Bronx Pro Real Estate Management today celebrated the opening of 1085 Washington Avenue Apartments, a new 90-unit affordable housing development that features numerous elements that help the building and its residents contribute to a greener, more sustainable New York City.

41 Habitat-NYC Families Receive Keys to New, Affordable, Eco-Friendly Homes in Ocean Hill-Brownsville, Brooklyn...

Brooklyn, NY - September 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- 41 low-income New York City families received the keys to their new Habitat for Humanity - New York City homes in a joyful celebration in Ocean Hill-Brownsville, Brooklyn.

Global Green USA Announces Conversion Of Largest Poultry Plant In Us To Recyclable And...

New York, NY - September 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Global USA’s Coalition for Resource Recovery announced a key milestone today in its goal of achieving 100% recyclable wholesale packaging through Hunt’s Point Distribution Center, the largest food distribution center in the world.

First Affordable Housing Development in Brooklyn with Solar Panels

NEW YORK, NY - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Marc Jahr, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Rafael E. Cestero and Alan Bell from Dumont Green LLC, celebrated the groundbreaking for a new eight-story 176 unit affordable apartment building at 1490 Dumont Avenue.

Turner Completes Largest Green Roof in New York City

Roof atop the United States Postal Service Morgan Mail Processing Facility is Part of the USPS’s Goal to Reduce Energy Usage by 30 Percent by 2015. New York, N.Y. - August 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company, the nation’s largest green builder, has substantially completed New York City’s largest green roof for the United States Postal Service (USPS) atop the 2.2 million sq. ft. Morgan Mail Processing Facility on West 28th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues.

Mayor Bloomberg and NYCHA Chairman Rhea Unveil New Housing Authority Energy Efficiency Program to...

New York, NY - August 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chairman John B. Rhea today unveiled NYCHA's new energy efficiency demonstration project at the Castle Hill Houses in the Bronx. By 2011, it will lower energy usage by 2.25 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year, reduce carbon emissions by more than 4,900 tons annually, and save $1.2 million a year.

“Green” Forum Highlights 545 Madison Avenue as Showcase of Sustainability

NEW YORK, NY - July 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- 545 Madison Avenue, a 17-story, class-A building in the Plaza District that stands as one of New York City's “greenest” new office towers, was highlighted as a model of sustainability at a recent “Retrofitting Commercial Buildings to be Green” conference sponsored by the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C.

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