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Stephen Del Percio
Works at URS Corporation
Attended Columbia University School of Engineering & Applied Science
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As public-private partnerships continue to proliferate across North America, we take a closer look at some high-level P3 legal issues from a green building perspective.
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Signed into law on June 10, the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, or WIFIA, is a five-year, $350 million pilot federal loan program for large water and wastewater infrastructure projects designed to encourage P3 delivery in this important market sector.
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Although the domestic market for energy efficiency improvements is nearly $300 billion, the lack of data about loan performance is severely hampering efforts to increase available financing: http://bit.ly/1aXUunp #energy #cleantech
Increasing data sets about the performance of energy efficiency retrofit projects is critical to increasing the number of investors willing to extend clean tech financing.
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Penn 2023 is an important first step towards continuing to build public consensus (74 percent of New Yorkers support building a new Penn Station) and a cohesive planning vision around what the report describes as the critical #infrastructure project of our era: http://bit.ly/1idROCE #nyc
The first in a series of reports from the Alliance for a New Penn Station begins building a strong case for a new Midtown West anchored by a twenty-first century, regional mass transit hub where Madison Square Garden stands today.
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The first office tenant at Edward Minskoff’s Fumihiko Maki-designed, #LEED Gold-hopeful 51 Astor Place, will be the online auctioneer 1stdibs, which is taking 42,000 square feet across the 12-story tower’s entire third floor. #nyc  #leasing
In a deal that seems to portend more leasing activity on the horizon, Edward Minskoff has secured the first tenant for his Fumihiko Maki-designed, LEED Gold-hopeful 51 Astor Place in the East Village.
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The "WiredNYC" program aims to help tenants make informed real estate choices on the basis of #technology and landlords in marketing the connectivity of their buildings: http://bit.ly/GHjW5l #nyc #realestate
New York City has unveiled what officials are calling LEED for Broadband, a new certification program that will eventually rate the broadband and connectivity infrastructure of 500 Gotham commercial office buildings.
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IMT and DOE's Green Lease Leaders Recognition Program has announced its first class of winners for 2014, and the 14 awardees span a range of REITs, corporations, and real estate companies.
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Later today, Silverstein Properties is set to formally open 4 World Trade Center, the future home of the Port Authority of NY & NJ: http://bit.ly/1eLGXTo #nyc #realestate #construction
Silverstein Properties is set to open the future home of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at 150 Greenwich Street, marking a historic first for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site.
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Chicago-based consulting firm The Greatest Good – which counts Freakonomics author Steven Levitt as one of its founders – recently signed a 10-year, 11,400-square-foot lease for the top floor of 510 Madison Avenue: http://bit.ly/1cpw3OW #nyc #realestate #cre
Boston Properties' 510 Madison Avenue continues to receive sky-high asking rents despite dropping its pursuit of LEED for Core and Shell Gold certification from USGBC.
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Technology industry companies looking to lease office space in #NYC have some unique needs: here are our top 5 issues for firms to consider: http://bit.ly/1i1JJkg #realestate
Commercial office leasing is a topic that stands on its own, but there are specific issues that technology companies should consider carefully when leasing office space in New York City. Here are our top five, which cut across green topics in several important ways.
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Sag Harbor is among the first municipalities in New York State to offer a #green building tax exemption under last summer's enabling legislation signed by Governor Cuomo http://bit.ly/1eaSyIp 
In the Hamptons, the Village of Sag Harbor is among the first municipalities in New York State to authorize a green building property tax exemption passed last summer in Albany by Governor Cuomo.
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Next summer's 4th annual competition charges designers with creating a net zero pavilion that "serves as a prototype for a new, truly sustainable way of thinking about #design and #construction" http://bit.ly/16kjELx
Design concepts from five finalists have been selected for FIGMENT's City of Dreams 2013-14 Pavilion Design Competition, which charged entrants with creating a prototype for a new, truly sustainable way of thinking about design and construction that will be installed next summer on Governors Island.
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Construction Attorney
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Design, construction, and development industry contract drafting and negotiation; construction litigation; green leasing; web development in Wordpress; HTML/CSS; proficient in Italian
Employment
  • URS Corporation
    Construction Counsel, Infrastructure & Environment Division, 2011 - present
  • Arent Fox LLP
    Construction Attorney, 2008 - 2011
  • Zetlin & De Chiara LLP
    Construction Attorney, 2006 - 2008
  • AMEC Construction Management, Inc.
    Project Manager, 2000 - 2002
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New York City
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Ridgewood, New Jersey - Williamsburg, Virginia
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New York City-based construction and real estate attorney focusing on legal issues arising out of green building and sustainability.
Introduction
Stephen Del Percio, B.Eng, J.D., is a nationally recognized lecturer, author, and practitioner in all facets of construction and real estate law as they relate to building performance, alternative energy, and green building. His practice is dedicated to construction and real estate-related transactions and litigation specifically within the realms of commercial, public, and heavy civil construction contracts; traditional and sustainable land use, real estate, and environmental law; commercial office leasing; project finance and workouts; risk management and insurance; ad hoc project support and dispute avoidance; and alternative dispute resolution. He currently serves as in-house counsel for one of the world's largest engineering, construction, and technical services companies. 
Education
  • Columbia University School of Engineering & Applied Science
    Civil Engineering, 1996 - 2000
  • Wiliam & Mary Law School
    Law, 2002 - 2005
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