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Maryland in 7th place in building environmental design rankings

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation Building in Annapolis is an example of a LEED-certified building. (File)

Maryland ranked seventh in the nation in terms of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, green building. The U.S. Green Building Council released its national rankings on Wednesday. The organization called Maryland one of the leaders in environmentally ...

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Sustainability helps lure industrial projects to city

Exterior of 5901 Holibird Avenue at the Chesapeake Commerce Center.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

The availability of LEED credits that come from building an industrial property in an urban area expected to become an added incentive in luring more industrial building back into cities. According to a case study released by Cushman & Wakefield Global Business Consulting group on Monday, the pursuit of sustainable development will help lure these companies back because urban sites provide the ability to gain credits for LEED certification because urban locations often provide the required development density, access to public transition and often brownfield development opportunities. “Organizations are increasingly pursuing sustainability goals for the industrial facilities within their supply chains – and achieving LEED certification for these facilities can be a meaningful differentiator,” said Matt Poreba, Cushman and Wakefield Consulting Manager, and author of the report, said in a news release.

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Maryland third in green buildings

Maryland ranks third in the United States for LEED, the green building rating system, according to annual rankings by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED stands for leadership in energy and environmental design. LEED-certified spaces use less energy and water ...

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GATE project expanding at Aberdeen Proving Ground

The 416-acre private business park at Aberdeen Proving Ground is growing. A three-story, Class “A” office building has broken ground, and owner St. John Properties Inc. says it expects new tenants to move in this fall. The 75,000-square foot building ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 1/20/12: Maryland ranks 5th in LEED buildings

Whitewater course defaults on loan (AP) The operator of a publicly financed whitewater course in far western Maryland said it has defaulted on loan payments and is considering a change in ownership. Officials of Adventure Sports Center International in McHenry ...

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A new headquarters for Douron Commercial Interiors

Douron Commercial Interiors has purchased a new headquarters at 10 Painters Mill Rd. in Owings Mills. The 100,000-square-foot building on 7.5 acres is located just half a mile from Douron’s current location, said company President Ronald Hux. It’s definitely location, ...

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Site cleared for Morgan State’s business school

The former Hechinger’s and Burlington Coat Factory stores at the corner of Hillen Road and Argonne Drive in northeast Baltimore are now history. The site today is cleared — and ready for development to begin on a $72 million business ...

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