Green Team Launches at SL

RXR Realty strives to be the best of the best in the real estate industry. The Starrett-Lehigh Building is the largest building in our NYC portfolio. It’s also one of the largest buildings in NYC, bigger then Empire State Building! This iconic NYC landmark stands at 2.3 million square feet. A commercial building this size  … Read more

Waste Removal/Recycling & Composting Program at Starrett-Lehigh

A recent facility management meeting at Starrett-Lehigh was help to review the new NYC Department of Sanitation (DOS) guidelines. In order to educate tenants, Starrett-Lehigh’s Property Management team complied a panel of speakers from DOS, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Starrett-Lehigh’s carting vendor, and the building’s composting partner. The group discussed DOS regulations, providing building  … Read more

Future of NYC: Sustainability Opportunities & Challenges in Building a Green City

Nowadays everyone is talking about global warming, climate change, CO2 immersions, water and air pollution, recycling, etc. But what do we really know about it? Are we doing anything to prevent it? Even though New York City is home to over 8.5 million people it has started to be a model of environmental responsibility. Every  … Read more

Starrett Lehigh Partners with Action Carting

In 2015 RXR Realty transformed a section of the Starrett-Lehigh loading dock into a Waste Management Center. The center has dedicated areas for separating paper from plastic, and bulk and wet waste from the waste stream. The partnership between Starrett-Lehigh and Action Carting has improved the waste stream flow at Starrett-Lehigh and provided support for  … Read more

Join Be Social Change and RXR Realty’s Mitchell Grant for Sustainability Panel Discussion

RXR Realty’s Mitchell Grant joins Be Social Change as panelist for sustainability discussion on Tuesday, April 19th. Event Details: Panel Discussion: Future of NYC: Sustainability – Opportunities & Challenges in Building a Green City Location: Interface NYC, 140 W 30th Street – on the left side of the restaurant, Till & Sprocket Time: 6PM happy hour, 7PM panel  … Read more

Starrett-Lehigh 2016 Sustainability Initiatives

When RXR Realty acquired The Starrett Lehigh Building in 2011, the company embarked on a multi-million dollar capital improvement program. The company set out to reduce energy consumption and increase the efficiency of critical operating systems. Starrett-Lehigh’s new steam infrastructure is more resilient, efficient, and safer. System upgrades and repairs included changes to the boiler  … Read more