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October 30, 2007

Forest City in the News

LEEDLogo.jpg Forest City's office building in the Stapleton project received LEED Gold certification.

Denver Post, Colorado business
From the CO business news roundup:

Forest City Stapleton Inc. announced that the U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED Gold Certification for the core and shell design of 3055 Roslyn St., Stapleton's new office building in the East 29th Avenue Town Center.

Rocky Mountain News,

Rick Fedrizzi, president and CEO of the council said: "The certification of this office building in Stapleton's East 29th Avenue Town Center sends a message that Forest City cares about the health of the building's users and employees.

NoLandGrab: Meanwhile in Brooklyn, Forest City is making waves because the specter of Atlantic Yards' high-rises forced the scuttling of plans for solar panels on an affordable housing project under construction just across the street. It's not easy being green when Forest City Ratner has a monopoly on the rest of the neighborhood.

Posted by lumi at October 30, 2007 6:30 AM