U.S. Green Building Council

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    The Dome: Miami's Only Truly 'Green' Restaurant?

    ​There aren't any caviar bars in Coral Gables, but Rachel Dominguez is changing that when on January 28 she opens The Dome Bar and Lounge on Miracle Mile in the heart of The City Beautiful. Other than The Restaurant in Setai Hotel in Miami Beach, The Dome will be the only caviar bar in Miami- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    The "green" 15,000 square foot mansion

    Frank McKinney is a "maverick daredevil real estate artist" according to his not-at-all-over-the-top website, a "super hero meets Robin Hood, 5-time international best-selling author; philanthropist, risk taker, and visionary who sees opportunities and creates markets where none existed before."In s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2007

    Get Shower-Fresh at Staples

    The thought of sudsing up next to the guy lurking behind the paper stacks may make one a bit squeamish. But at least the dude scanning your ballpoint pens will smell fresh as a daisy. As part of a pitch to become Miami’s first retail building stamped with a U.S. Green Building Council seal, plan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2007

    Taking the LEED -- Maybe

    Holy environmental building, Batman! Miami remains one of the last places on earth to disdain pretty much any form of environmentalism. There seems to be an unspoken equation here that goes something like this: alternative energy recycling = Fidel. The equation may be changing. Plans are ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Before the Bulldozer Bites

    Developers circle a swath of land in Homestead as a familiar face reappears in the guise of a real estate lobbyist