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TJPA Unveils Final Design for New Transbay Transit Center

Thursday, April 29th, 2010
TJPA Unveils Final Design for New Transbay Transit Center

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Board today heard a final design report prepared by Pelli Clarke Pelli, the project architect, for the new Transbay Transit Center and Park. The completion of the design will permit construction of this landmark .... 

Sarasota Yacht Club Opens Nautically Inspired Clubhouse

Thursday, April 29th, 2010
Sarasota Yacht Club Opens Nautically Inspired Clubhouse

With the completion of a new resort-like clubhouse, Sarasota Yacht Club (SYC) is beginning a new chapter in its 84-year history while revitalizing the city’s waterfront scene. Featuring a sail-like fabric roof and modern glass and stucco exterior, .... 

Sustainable Home with DuPont Corian by Karim Rashid

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
Sustainable Home with DuPont Corian by Karim Rashid

Soft organic shapes realised through a morphic material to create a sensual living environment…a space that echoes the digital techno-organic world we live in, evoking an alternative way of experiencing the home environment…and one of the most creative, .... 

Suncurve Lightshelves

Thursday, April 15th, 2010
Suncurve Lightshelves

Interior lightshelves are installed on windows to reflect natural light up onto ceilings, reducing glare and the need for artificial lighting. Most flat, or planar, lightshelves don’t work as well when the sun is low in the sky, but the curved, polished .... 

Leviton Urges Consumers to Switch to Green Alternatives

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
Leviton Urges Consumers to Switch to Green Alternatives

Leviton Manufacturing, a leader in energy-efficient electrical devices and sustainable solutions, is urging consumers to choose “green” alternatives to standard electrical switches when purchasing or installing these devices in residential and commercial .... 

New White Paper Examines the Relationship Between Water Conservation and the Green Industry

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
New White Paper Examines the Relationship Between Water Conservation and the Green Industry

Rain Bird announced today the release of an industry white paper examining the link between the water conservation movement and the green industry. Water Conservation and the Green Industry details the trends, issues and factors driving the important .... 

Northshore and John Ross Condominiums Sold at Kennedy Wilson Auctions

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
Northshore and John Ross Condominiums Sold at Kennedy Wilson Auctions

International real estate investment and services company Kennedy Wilson announced that it offered and sold 19 units of Northshore, a condominium project located in Tempe, Arizona, and 47 units of John Ross, a condominium project located in Portland, .... 

Chicago-Based Auction Firm Diliberto Real Estate Services Launches Puerto Vallarta Condo Auction

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
Chicago-Based Auction Firm Diliberto Real Estate Services Launches Puerto Vallarta Condo Auction

Chicago-area-based Diliberto Real Estate Services, LLC announces today a Puerto Vallarta, Mexico luxury condominium auction, headlined by two units including one nearly crowning the skyscraping Grand Venetian Bay View Grand, one of the tallest new developments .... 

Goldman Properties Offers Addition to The Hotel of South Beach

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
Goldman Properties Offers Addition to The Hotel of South Beach

Visionary designer Todd Oldham returns to South Beach, bringing his creative genius to 20 deluxe rooms including two 2 bedroom suites at the new oceanfront addition to The Hotel of South Beach, owned by Goldman Properties. Oldham designed The Hotel’s .... 

U.S. Bank to Purchase Landmark Building in Downtown San Diego, Preserve Beloved Whale Mural

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
U.S. Bank to Purchase Landmark Building in Downtown San Diego, Preserve Beloved Whale Mural

U.S. Bank has announced that it will purchase from the FDIC the building that was formerly the headquarters of San Diego National Bank at 1420 Kettner Boulevard in downtown San Diego, preserving the iconic Wyland whale mural on the side of the building ....