California attorneys earn LEED accreditation
Irvine, Calif. The real estate law firm of Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP announced its partners Bob Sykes and Hans Lauterbach have earned certification as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP) by the U.S. Green Building Council.
As LEED Accredited Professionals, Sykes and Lauterbach join a select group of attorneys nationwide who have recognized the significance of green building trends on the future of the building industry and have responded by getting certified.
The LEED AP designation sets apart those professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully administer the LEED-certification process.
Harris Teeter looks for D.C. expansion
Washington, D.C. Supermarket chain Harris Teeter is looking to open a store near the Nationals Park ballpark in Washington, D.C., after signing a letter of intent with developer Forest City Washington, according to the Charlotte Business Journal.
The store near the ballpark will measure 50,000 sq. ft. on the ground floor of a building planned for a waterfront development dubbed The Yards.
The company already has two D.C. stores.
No lease had been signed for the site, the report said.
L.L. Bean announces Home store opening
Freeport, Maine L.L. Bean celebrates the grand opening of its new Home store in Freeport, Maine, on Sept. 12-13.
The store is designed with an old-time general store feel and features unique lighting, tin ceilings and custom fixtures made from locally reclaimed and recycled materials.