Webinar: Blueprint: Best Practices in Sustainable New Construction, February 26, 12 -1 pm EST

  • 26 February 2021
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : ULI Americas
Blueprint: Best Practices in Sustainable New Construction
Event Description

Join this webinar to learn how to integrate sustainability at the start of a development project, from initial building design to sustainable construction strategies.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • ULI Americas
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Andy Bush
      Founder and Managing Partner, Morgan Creek Ventures

      Bush is the founder and Managing Partner of Morgan Creek Ventures, a real estate development and consulting group based in Boulder, Colorado. Over the past decade, Morgan Creek Ventures has developed a variety of sustainable real estate projects with a focus on creative office and residential infill opportunities. Their projects have received LEED Silver, Gold and Platinum level certifications and have included leading technologies in building management systems, green roofs, solar installations and water treatment. Andy’s current focus is on developing replicable models for commercial developers in the “Net Zero” building arena. He has recently completed Boulder Commons, his first Net Zero multi-tenant office. He was educated at the University of Wisconsin in Urban Planning and has served as a trustee and board member for a number of other real estate holding companies, redevelopment associations and family foundations. He is a regular speaker on the topic of urban development and sustainability issues.

      Lisa Richards
      Director of Stewardship, Crescent Communities
      Richards is the Director of Stewardship at Crescent Communities, a market-leading real estate investor, developer, and operator of mixed-use communities with offices across the Southeast, Southwest, and Mid-Atlantic. Lisa attended the University of Toledo in Ohio, where she received her bachelor’s degree, as well as her Master of Business Administration. Prior to joining the Crescent Communities team in Charlotte, NC, she served as the Corporate Marketing Manager for Eastwood Homes for nine years. In 2015, Lisa accepted the role as Director of Marketing for Crescent Communities’ homebuilding business. Five years later, Lisa assumed the role of Director of Stewardship for Crescent Communities and now oversees the sustainability and wellness initiatives across the portfolio, as well as managing the company-wide community engagement efforts. A lifelong environmentalist, Lisa served on the board of directors for Sustain Charlotte for six years, three of which as the board chair. She is a member of the ULI Greenprint Committee and is currently a new board member for the Catawba Lands Conservancy. Additionally, she is certified as a Fitwel Ambassador, LEED AP, WELL AP, and maintains her real estate license in the state of North Carolina.
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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