It’s no secret that buildings require a significant amount of energy, account for a lot of resource consumption, and result in greenhouse gas emissions, which is why environmentally friendly building, or green building, has become so desirable now.
What may not be as clear are the variety of benefits that green building can lead to, in addition to the obvious advantages. So, read on to learn more about why green building is so important now as well as some of the benefits you may not know about.
For those who don’t know, mixed-use development blends a variety of uses such as residential, commercial, cultural and industrial, and some of the benefits are fairly obvious, such as the inherent curbside appeal it creates.
After all, it’s not very hard to see the allure in being able to walk from your place of residence right out to the street to find shops, restaurants, bars, etc., without ever having to hop in your car, nor the allure in a built-in customer base for nearby retail shops.
The Rutherford Planning Board will hold a public hearing on April 21 to determine if an underutilized section on Agnew Place in Rutherford, New Jersey, is in need of redevelopment, and the news gives us here at Capodagli Property Company renewed hope that our vision of transforming the area can still be realized!
We saw the downtown section’s potential as an easily accessible and attractive transit area all the way back in February 2014 and proposed a plan to build a vibrant transit village there.
It’s no secret that living in transit-rich neighborhoods presents plenty of inherent advantages. There’s the access to jobs, schools, health services, and food, not to mention the reduced transportation costs.
The thing is, while there are plenty of opportunities presented by living in those types of areas, there aren’t nearly as many diverse, affordable housing options to choose from in them, which means not everyone gets to enjoy the benefits that transit-rich neighborhoods offer.
Capodagli Property Company’s central mission is, and always has been, to revive cities and towns by creating vibrant, multi-use communities, which is why we couldn’t be prouder of the recent developments in Hackensack, NJ.
Meridia Metro, our 222-unit luxury apartment complex located minutes from all major highways and NYC mass transit and less than a mile from Hackensack University Medical Center, was recently completed.
One of the cornerstone’s of this country has always been the belief that if you strive for the best and work hard for it, then you’ll have a real chance to progress and advance in life.
However, we’ve now reached point at which those who are in the middle class or lower classes simply cannot work hard enough to grow. Why? Well, there are many reasons, but one of the biggest is the current affordability crisis among renters.