The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced today the completion of HouseZero, the retrofitting of its headquarters in a pre-1940s building in Cambridge into an ambitious living-laboratory and an energy-positive prototype for ultra-efficiency that will help us to understand buildings in new ways. The design of HouseZero has been driven by radically ambitious performance targets from the outset, including nearly zero energy for heating and cooling, zero electric lighting during the day, operating with 100 percent natural ventilation, and producing zero carbon emissions.
Keller Knapp Realty and agent, Kevin Knox, are pleased to announce the sale of Woodland Hills Manor in Buckhead. The sale was closed on November 12 and represents the second highest sale in Buckhead in 2018.
Woodland Hills Manor, designed by William T. Baker, is located off West Paces Ferry just north of Atlanta. The stately home exudes a warm elegance, and sits on a private, five acre estate with the amenities and convenience of city living.
Capstone Capital, a leading commercial mortgage brokerage firm, announces that beginning today, the company will operate under the new name of Sweetwater Capital. The new corporate name for the trusted finance solutions provider signals a shift in the company’s vision and strategy in the capital market.
“Sweetwater Capital represents the fresh and renewed spirit of our company. We are creating something special amongst our employees, lenders and clients,” shared Jackson Howard, Sweetwater Capital President.
Representatives with Drane Ranger announced today that it is now providing septic cleaning services in Houston.
“Your septic tank performs an important function, storing and breaking down sewage so that it can be disposed of safely,” said Jeb Woods, spokesperson for Drane Ranger. “If you have septic tanks, they need professional attention from trained and experienced experts.”
Woods went on to explain that since poorly-maintained septic tanks will lead to system failure, which is very costly, it is imperative that individuals have their septic tanks regularly cleaned, drained and inspected.
Shine plans to build 460 communities over the next 10 years, housing 50,000 adults with level 1 autism. These communities will include valuable life-skill development, mentoring, enrichment and vocational training programs. The collaboration focuses on building micro communities of 100 residents in each community throughout the United States. The plan incorporates in-home sensory technology and the latest in building and construction innovation to optimize housing, as well as social and professional integration.
Thermoseal, llc , a leader in the spray foam industry and the manufacturer of Thermoseal brand spray foam insulation and coatings, announced today that after 4 years of research and development, it has launched 3 new spray foam insulation products including Thermoseal 360, Thermoseal 800 and Thermoseal ONE.
Thermoseal’s objective was to improve its technology by offering the highest quality and highest coverage, most installer friendly spray foam products in the industry.
Capstone Headwaters announced today that it advised Knoxville Landfills, LLC on its sale to Meridian Waste. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Knoxville Landfills, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, owns and operates the only long-term, high capacity construction and debris (C&D) landfills within Knox County, TN. Knox County is a highly attractive economic region benefiting from solid and sustained business activity and significant corporate presence.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announced today its APSP University 2018/2019 winter training schedule that includes face-to-face offerings in cities across the country, self-paced online courses that students can take 24/7 when it is most convenient on their own schedule and hybrid courses where students take a one day online self-paced course plus a one day face-to-face course that includes the certification exam.
The world of the Self-Directed Real Estate IRA can be confusing for those new to the concept, but American IRA recently released a list of Self-Directed Real Estate IRA terms to help retirement investors make sense of phrases like “cap rate” and “unrelated debt-financed income.”
In the glossary, American IRA points out that a Self-Directed IRA is a retirement account held by an investor who retains direct control of the individual investment decisions while including the choice of a custodian or broker.
Renters Warehouse, one of the largest and highest reviewed property management companies in the country, is thrilled to announce that it has reached definitive terms and signed agreements to acquire the second largest single-family rental investment marketplace in the country, OwnAmerica. The transaction is scheduled to officially close January 1, 2019.
With this acquisition, Renters Warehouse is creating an entirely new category in real estate by changing how people invest.