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New England Real Estate Journal New York Real Esta e Journal Newsstand Price $3.95 USA Printed on recycled paper facebook.com/nyrej twitter.com/nyrej nyrej.com/gplus February 28-March 12, 2012 nyrej.com in $14.5m purchase NY / COVER A Volume 24 ■ Issue 04 Pernas of Newmark Knight Frank rep Ascent Pharmaceuticals nyrej.com Digital Edition Green Buildings SPECIAL INSERT This Week's Sections ROP, Long Island, Upstate, Billboard Cover Stories Ocean 11 Realty LLC acquires 50,000 s/f former TFCU headquarters for $4.6m. LI / COVER B Company of the Month LI / PAGE 10-11B Hunt Construction Services, Inc.- New partners and a new headquarters propel the company's growth SL Green Realty Corp. receives Energy Star Labels from the U.S. EPA for eight buildings in its NYC portfolio GB / INSERT COVER Apartments in Syracuse UPS / COVER C Financial Digest Feature Professional Services LI / PAGES 5-16B NY / PAGES 9-20A Spotlights Capital Region UPS / PAGES 5-12C Columnist Deena Baikowitz Networking NY / PAGE 2A CPC closes on $9m loan for Franklin View Green Buildings Special Insert Section New York Real Estate Journal February 28, 2012 SL Green Realty Corp. receives Energy Star Labels from the U.S. EPA for eight buildings in its New York City portfolio MANHATTAN, NY According to SL Green Realty Corp., eight buildings in its N.Y.C. portfolio are recipi- ents of the U.S. Envi- ronmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star Label. 100 Park Ave., 420 Lexington Ave., 100 Church St., 521 Fifth Ave., 673 First Ave., 600 Lexington Ave., 711 Third Ave. and 16 Court St. (Brooklyn) have all been recog- nized for superior per- formance and among the most energy effi- cient buildings in the nation. According to the EPA, properties with the Energy Star Label are more than 30% more efficient than those with- out, resulting in lower operating costs for both the landlord and tenants. "We are pleased that so many of our assets are recognized with this label, and is a reflection of our com- mitment toward our environmental sustainability program throughout the SL Green portfolio," said Steven Durels, SL Green executive VP, director of leasing and real prop- erty, "and exemplifies our continued effort to provide our tenants with a best in class work environment." "It is gratifying to see the success of our energy ef- 100 ParkAve. Quick Read Cornerstone completes $20m project: Includes energy efficient lighting Cornerstone Architectural Group has completed a $20 million fit-out project by SHI International. The project entailed a ma- jor energy efficient lighting retrofit with Finelite and Jeffrey Maglietta of Liberty Lighting Group. SEE PAGE 12 Whitney Hoover.........................................................................2 Green Building Experts...........................................................3-8 Also Inside 20 Pages facebook.com/nyrej twitter.com/nyrej http://nyrej.com/gplus Printed on recycled paper Teresa Carleo ficiency program, outstanding effort by the operations team, and sustainable commitment by our tenants come together, illustrated by this achievement" said Jason Black, SL Green director of sustainability, "Over six million square feet of SL Green's commercial office space portfolio now possesses the Energy Star Label, and we look forward to the continued development of this market leading program." Carleo of Plant Fantasies Inc. appointed to board of directors for The Hort NEW YORK, NY Teresa Carleo, president and founder of Plant Fantasies Inc. (PFI), a landscape contractor and landscape de- sign firm, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Horticultural Society of New York (The Hort). The Hort's executive director, Sara Hobel, said, "Teresa's life work re- flects The Hort's mission. As a woman entrepreneur who built a successful full-service landscape busi- ness, she is a role model for the diverse group, in- cluding many women and minorities, we train for careers in horticulture. Teresa is at the forefront of helping our city become more sustainable through in- novative landscape design and installation, including green roofs. She has generously supported The Hort through the contribution of plants and floral displays for many years. We are lucky to have her leadership, knowledge and insight as our new trustee."