More than 3.2 billion square feet of commercial building area was certified or registered green with the U.S. Green Building Council as of November 2007. This means that the buildings were also LEED rated, meaning that they were built meeting specific design and performance requirements.
NFL veteran Ricky Proehl is using North Carolina Davie Construction to build Proehlific Park, a youth sports complex. The Greensboro, N.C., complex will feature extensive athletic opportunities through indoor and outdoor facilities.
Pinnacle Entertainment says it may have to walk away from plans for a $2 billion mega-casino project on Atlantic City's Boardwalk if lending conditions don't improve. The company's CEO, Daniel Lee, said expects the credit markets to improve, but if they don't, "we won't build."
County officials have approved a major makeover and expansion of the 1950s-era Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Under the planned project, which is expected to be completed by 2011, the resort's mid-rise tower will be razed, two high-rise towers will be renovated and a third high-rise tower will be constructed.
Koll Development and Harbert Management have joined together in a $120 million industrial development program that will have its start with the Ellington Trade Center in Houston. The companies are looking for other building sites near ports.