IABS looks to the future of the building industry.On November 17, in what is believed to be New York's first real estate awards exclusively devoted to green practices, the Irish American I´rish A`mer´i`can
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In announcing this new program, which is a break with the usual transaction and charity oriented award ceremonies of the real estate industry, IABS President Gerard McCabe Gerard McCabe (born September 11, 1980) is a Northern Irish actor. He was an original member of The Company Youth Theatre and one of the earliest members of the Rainbow Factory, School of the Performing Arts.
He has a daughter, Caitlin. said, "Buildings define the way our tenants--almost 3 million in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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"To the IABS, that means a forward-thinking, environmentally friendly, forward-thinking, green environment. The Green Movement is good business, it is affordable and it is not the future--it is now," McCabe continued. "For that reason, the IABS created the Leadership Awards to recognize innovation and creativity. We at the IABS are making the Green Movement a central theme of our organization and are taking this first public step by bringing these accomplishments to the attention of our industry."
The award winners are: Green Building: Hearst Corporation. For the construction of the first green commercial building in New York City; being accepted by Brian Schwargerl.
Construction/Green Practices: Turner Construction. For being at the forefront of green practices in the construction industry. Being accepted by Jim McKenna, Senior Vice President and General Manager.
Founded in 1995 to promote achievement, information exchange and advance issues of concern to the real estate and construction industries, the IABS is a nonprofit organization Nonprofit Organization
An association that is given tax-free status. Donations to a non-profit organization are often tax deductible as well.
Examples of non-profit organizations are charities, hospitals and schools. that also promotes cultural and charitable opportunities within the building community. The event takes place on Wednesday, November 17, at noon at The Manhattan Club, 201 West 52nd Street, New York City. Tickets--$100 members; $125 non-members.