Sprawl Lawsuit, Green Multifamily, Greener Hotels, & CB Richard Ellis (WIR)
- Citing the threat posed by climate change, California State Attorney General Jerry Brown has filed suit against San Bernardino County for failing to rein in sprawl.
- AIA releases a web feature on incorporating green design elements to enhance multifamily communities.
- Major hotel chains are starting to change their environmentally wasteful ways and design "greener" buildings.
- CB Richard Ellis Group becomes the first major commercial real estate services company to announce plans to go carbon neutral (and do it by 2010) and assist its clients with energy-efficiency programs.