Category Archives: Sustainable Development

Representing Auburn University at MIT’s “THE CASE”

As we entered our final semester at Auburn’s Executive MRED program, program director Michael Robinson suggested that Auburn enter one or two teams into MIT’s “THE CASE” competition.  This prestigious  international real estate competition focuses on real estate acquisition and development … Continue reading

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Auburn MRED International Field Study: Day Three

Today was one of the most inticipated days of the MRED International trip.  Wine tour day!  The United States is just getting leaving a long winter season so the group was looking forward to getting out of the city for … Continue reading

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Sustainable Seattle

Recently Auburn’s MRED 2013 visited Seattle Washington for field study.  After visits to New York and Los Angeles, we knew the feel of Seattle would be different.  The focus of this trip would be centered on sustainable development.  In three … Continue reading

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Sustainability for Developers Starts at Their Attorneys Office

In real estate, we have gotten used to words such as “green” and sustainable.” It is easy to find a flood of information regarding making your buildings better for the environment and future owners or tenants. Additionally, you can see … Continue reading

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A Case for Building Green for Residential Rentals

Question: “If you’re a multi-family developer, why would you build green?” Your not benefiting from your tenants lower utility bill, why should you care? It’s becoming clear that terms like “green” and “sustainable” are not just a passing fad in … Continue reading

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