10 Jul '11, 2pm

Greener Cities: How cities across the U.S. are incentivizing sustainable development v @sustaincities

The behavioral shift towards sustainable development that we’re experiencing has changed the real estate landscape, however the marketing benefits, performance guarantees, and incentives that accompany green development don’t come without legal risks. If you want to learn about these risks and issues there’s no better forum than GBLU. Chris has been the ‘go-to’ source for all green building legal issues. When I learned that he was accepting guest post submissions I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to be a part of such a great community. 
 ------------------------------------------------------------------ Over the last decade there has been a heightened awareness of the environmental impact of new construction and the existing building stock that make up the built environment. 
 To minimize the environmental impacts of the built environment, cities have begun to develop a w...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/2011/05/articles/co...

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