Calif. Green Building Boom Adds Many Shades Of Legal Work

By Andrew McIntyre (September 10, 2014, 1:59 PM EDT) -- More developers in California are constructing green buildings thanks to changing state and local mandates and increasing appetite among tenants, and as a result, there are more kinds of work and different considerations to watch out for when going green, lawyers say. 

California has been on the cutting edge of green development regulation, and all new developments have to meet the basic standard of California's green building code. In addition, many cities also have their own local green building ordinances.

Such state and local regulations are, on the one hand, forcing developers to make their projects more green. But some developers are also going...

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