Would A Social Network of 32,000 Seattle Buildings Floor You? HonestBuildings.com Is Building Clicks for Bricks.
What if the Smith Tower could talk to the Columbia Center or the LEED Gold Century Square Building link up with the historic Dexter Horton Building? The stories they could tell!
Now, HonestBuildings.com has made itself at home in Seattle where it has built a data warehouse of 32,000 Seattle buildings that connects architects, engineers and contractors to and their online profiles
One of the major pain points in the industry is trying to identify someone who can help you by letting you see a resume of their work before you hire them,” said Honest Buildings CEO and co-founder Riggs Kubiak, a Spokane native.
The information offered on Honest Buildings’ building profiles range from the year they were built and their square footage to their ownership, property management team and leasing brokers to renovations to participation in environmentally friendly programs such as the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification and the Energy Star program, reported the Puget Sound Business Journal.
The latest news is an alliance between HonestBuildings.com
and the Seattle 2030 District
, a public/private partnership of more than 60 members, including the City of Seattle, King County, 24 major property owners and managers, Architecture 2030, and numerous professional and community stakeholders. The goal of Seattle 2030 is a 50% reduction in the amount of energy use, water consumption and CO2 emissions for over 90 million square feet of downtown Seattle real estate – all by 2030.
What began as a a free web service allowing users to find and compare information, ratings and reviews for any commercial or residential building in the U.S has grown into a multi-faceted social network. Pinterest board anyone? “ [24×7]