Melville, March 4, 2010 — The U.S. Green Building Council – Long Island Chapter (USGBC-LI) hosted a panel discussion on March 3rd, highlighting Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP (the Firm) in its pursuit of LEED CI (Commercial Interiors) at RXR’s Omni Building.
Panelists discussed the Firm’s commitment to achieve LEED for Commercial Interiors (pending), the challenges of site selection, the structure of a green lease and construction of the tenant space. In attendance were over 70 commercial real estate brokers, local contractors, engineers and other building industry professionals.
“We are proud to be a leader and innovator in our community and support the USGBC-LI in its efforts to continue to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, and healthy places to live and work,” states Partner Brian R. Sahn.
Moderator – Ralph Benzakein, LEED AP, Vice President, CresaPartners
Brian R. Sahn, Esq. – Partner, Forchelli, Curto Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana
Eric Schlameuss, LEED AP – Architectural Project Manager, RXR
Ted Stratigos – Senior Director, Cushman & Wakefield
Laura M. Coletti, R.A., LEEDAP-Gatto Grupp