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How Miami Ranks In Sustainability Development

Looking at 100 populated metro areas that included the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach metropolitan, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network just released its second annual report on U.S. city sustainability. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Florida Power & Light Buys 1,287 Acres For Future Solar Farm Development

Representing one of the last opportunities to purchase a significant tract in the county, the SVN Florida Land Alliance coordinated the sale of the land, which is in an area known as The Acreage/Loxahatchee Groves. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Balenciaga Opens In Design District With A Storefront Made Of Solar Panels

Said to be the first of its kind worldwide, each 10 foot by 5 foot glass panel of the storefront generates 340 watts of electricity. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Skyscrapers Face The Apocalypse

At what looks like an abandoned airfield, the Miami’s Construction Research Lab has 38 sealed test chambers and all the equipment to replicate the forces of nature to subject a growing crop of building facades to mock hurricanes, monsoons and arctic blasts. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Can ‘Miami Modern’ Do For North Beach What ‘Art Deco’ Did For South Beach?

City leaders are moving to protect more than 200 mid-century apartment buildings across two new local historic districts — which comes with significant protection from demolition. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

South Florida Makes Solar Power Energy History

On July 18, a new law was enacted making South Miami the only municipality between The Golden State of California and The Sunshine State mandating that solar power be installed in newly built homes or those subject to major renovation. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

There’s A New Trend Among Office Tenants

Developers expect strong leasing momentum in Coconut Grove with the pent up demand for innovative office projects. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

What Drives The Investment In Building Energy Performance

What motivates office building owners to improve energy performance? For a recent IREM survey on how financial methods are used to evaluate capital expenditure decisions, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE