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June 22, 2017

MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certifications for 26 Properties

                                                                          

MEDIA CONTACTS
Shaina Weinstein, Sr. Director of Engagement, 503-274-0448 x104, Shaina@TheGBI.org 
Sonya Padgett, Sr. Communications Partner, 702-692-6807, spadgett@mgmresorts.com


MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certifications for 26 Properties

Green Globes Benchmarks and Documents Commitment

to Environmental Efficiency Practices



Las Vegas – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is...
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May 18, 2017

Four Turnberry Place Earns 4 Green Globes Certification

                                                                                                         

May 18, 2017

MEDIA CONTACTS

Martha Silver, Communications/PR Consultant, 301-367-2388, Martha@TheGBI.org

Joel Schwartz, General Manager, 702-732-7028, joel.schwartz@fourturnberryplace.com


Four Turnberry Place Earns 4 Green Globes Certification

First Multifamily Building West of the Mississippi River to Earn 4 Green Globes

Las Vegas – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased...

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April 6, 2017

NewSchool students work with industry professionals Mackenzie, Intrinsic to develop new district

Created on Monday, 10 April 2017 in the Portland Business Journal | Written by Jules Rogers

NewSchool student architects dream up new district for Portland's eastside

This week, students from the NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego reappeared in Portland for the first time in six months, this time to share a district masterplan they worked on for two quarters.

The Ford District open house was held at the Center for Architecture downtown.

Back in October 2016, Mackenzie,...

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March 27, 2017

Green Globes Certification Showcases Existing Buildings’ Sustainable Practices

Green Globes Certification Showcases Existing Buildings’ Sustainable Practices

... “We received tips that were tangible and directly applicable to the projects,” reports Raigosa Cottrell. “The Assessor’s report can bring up something completely new to consider or help the owner discover that a certain measure isn’t as difficult to implement as previously thought.”

Mark adds achieving Green Globes certification was gratifying for his company. “We were really proud to...

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January 10, 2017

Green Building Initiative Announces 2017 Board of Directors

MEDIA CONTACT


Shaina Weinstein, Sr. Director of Engagement, 503-254-0448 x104, shaina@thegbi.org

Green Building Initiative Announces 2017 Board of Directors


2017 Chairman of the Board Rich Mitchell to Lead GBI in a Year of Growth, New Developments

Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the election of its 2017 Board of Directors. Outgoing GBI Chairman Jay Thomas, chief marketing officer at Mats Inc. of Stoughton,Mass.,...

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January 3, 2017

2017-2019 Strategic Plan

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December 2, 2016

GBI’s Shaina Weinstein Receives National “20 under Forty” Award

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Media Contact: Green Building Initiative 503.274-0448 x104

December 1, 2016 - At this year's 2016 CenterBuild conference, Green Building Initiative’s (GBI) Senior Director of Engagement Shaina Weinstein was honored by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) as one of the top emerging leaders in the architecture and design industry. Weinstein was recognized with the organization’s “20 Under Forty” award.

ICSC’s annual international...

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November 15, 2016

GBI’s Green Globes Certification Accepted for GSA’s Federal Leasing Activities

GBI’s Green Globes New Construction and Sustainable Interiors Options Will Increase Availability of Certified Spaces

Washington ― The Green Building Initiative (GBI) applauds the decision by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to recognize GBI’s Green Globes certification as an allowable certification program for use in the GSA’s federal leasing activities. This decision comes after the GSA’s Office of Leasing completed a months-long review and update of its...
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June 29, 2016

Green Globes Sustainable Interiors Case Study Video


GREEN GLOBES RATING SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE INTERIORS FEATURED IN LATEST MACKENZIE VIDEOS


Portland, Oregon – Mackenzie’s Vancouver Branch Principal and Director of Interiors, Susan Higbee, announces the release of two new videos: “Sustainable Interiors is a Great New Strategy,” and “Green Globes Sustainable Interiors Certification: A Practical Solution.” The videos detail the importance of sustainable interiors and review the Green Building Initiative’s...
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June 16, 2016

Preferential Pricing for Multi-Family Loans

Multi-Family Preferential Pricing

Fannie Mae gives preferential pricing for all green loans, reducing the fixed interest rate of a multi-family refinance, acquisition, or supplemental mortgage loan. For example, as of 5/26/2016, a $10 million conventional green loan would receive an interest rate that is 33 basis points (0.33%) lower than a comparable non-green loan. The amount of the interest rate reduction varies based on the size and credit quality of the loan and may change...
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