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Real Estate Journal — Green Buildings — October 27 - November 9, 2017 — 19B


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8,500 s/f Richard and Virginia Holt Education Center USGBC awards Emory Hill & Co. Sultana Construction Project LEED Platinum Certification


EW CASTLE, DE — The Sultana Educa- tion Foundation’s new

center constructed by Emory Hill & Company of Delaware has been awarded LEED Plati- num certification, the highest award bestowed by the U.S. Green Building Council. The award is the second LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum certification to be won by Emory Hill, which has built more than ten LEED certified projects in the Mid- Atlantic region including the Delaware Technical Commu- nity College “Energy House,” the Ferris School Juvenile Multi-Purpose Facility and several Royal Farms stores. It is also the second building on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to earn LEED platinum certi- fication. The Sultana Foundation’s stunning new 8,500 s/f Richard and Virginia Holt Education Center located in Chester- town’s Historic District opened Aug. 1, 2016, serving as the base of operations for many of JERSEY CITY, NJ — Jer- sey City Mayor Steven Fulop joined other municipal officials and representatives of Fisher Development Associates to open Vantage, a new luxury 448-unit waterfront rental building in the city’s down- town Liberty Harbor North neighborhood. Mayor Fulop led a ceremo- nial ribbon cutting to officially welcome Vantage which has debuted with strong leasing velocity and nearly 100 resi- dents having already moved in. . “The building looks beauti- ful and certainly adds to the skyline which makes Jersey City so special in regards to this entire region,” Mayor Fulop said. “Congratulations to Fisher Development Associ- ates on the opening of Vantage and we look forward to more

1,000 s/f Geography Classroom

teacher training conferences and public events; a Project Shop for environmental sci- ence learning, boatbuilding and maintenance activities for the Foundation’s floating classroom, the historic Sultana schooner; and offices accommo- dating a growing staff. Cutting-edge features in each part of the building include the world’s largest high-resolution map of the Chesapeake Bay embedded in the main floor; an ultra-commuter friendly location. We’re delighted the public has quickly embraced Vantage leading up to today’s Grand Opening.” Designed by S9 Architec- ture , Vantage features floor- to-ceiling glass windows that bathe homes in natural light and maximize its exceptional location and panoramic views. Enhancing residents’ lives is a full suite of indoor and outdoor social and recreational amenities that includes a 24- hour Concierge, cyber café, state-of-the-art health club, children’s playroom, busi- ness center, conference room, screening room, dining area and an enclosed parking ga- rage. A sixth-floor outdoor amenity deck features a zero- entry swimming pool, lounge, landscaped area and full-court basketball court, while the

a first-of-its-kind Geographic Information Systems projec- tion system with a high-power ceiling mounted projector ca- pable of displaying an almost infinite variety of geographic data on the floor map; translu- cent graphic walls; a series of Brackish water “estuariums” for specimen retention in the Wet Lab; wireless microscopes; and a greenhouse area to per- mit propagation of terrestrial plants and aquatic vegetation. n Vantage Point Sky Lounge on the 45th floor offers a so- cial space with incomparable views. “Renters from both sides of the Hudson River have found Vantage offers the urban liv- ing experience they desire,” added Adrienne Albert, CEO of The Marketing Directors. “The views are incomparable and exactly what you’d expect in a stylish residential high- rise that fuses together all the elements that make Jersey City so desired, from sizable, designer homes and an ameni- ty-rich environment to a loca- tion near mass transportation and blocks from its diverse and dynamic downtown scene.” Fisher Development As- sociates is pursuing LEED Certification from the US Green Building Council for Vantage. n

8,500 s/f Richard and Virginia Holt Education Center

the foundation’s educational and environmental programs, and made possible the signifi- cant capacity expansions called for by the organization’s Vision 2020 comprehensive plan. The project features a newly constructed building that was attached to the existing his- toric foundation center and

includes: a 1,000 s/f Geogra- phy Classroom for program activities, lectures and special events for up to 120 people; a state-of-the-art Wet Lab to support higher-level science programs for school groups and eco-tourism programs for the public; a 1,000 s/f Lecture Hall for large student groups,

Fisher Development Associates pursues LEED Certification for 45-Story building in Jersey City

projects like this.” Situated at 33 Park View Ave., Vantage lies adjacent to the charming Paulus Hook and Van Vorst Park neighbor- hoods. “We’re proud to have been a part of Jersey City’s as- cent into a leading center of dining, culture, entertain- ment and lifestyle in the New York metropolitan area,” said Brian Fisher , president of Fisher Development Associ- ates. “Vantage is the fourth residential building we’ve introduced in this market, de- livering nearly 1,500 homes to the many looking to call Jersey City home. This cutting-edge tower has been designed to fulfill the needs and lifestyle of today’s renters with ex- pansive floorplans, a full ros- ter of resort-like amenities, magnificent 360 views and

Shown from left: Marcos Vigil, Deputy Mayor of Jersey City; Annisia Cialone, Jersey City Planning Director; Steven Fulop, Jersey City Mayor; and Brian Fisher and Casey Fisher of Fisher Development Associates.

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