Developer relies on ICF panels for townhomes in LEED-ND site


Gainesville-based Viking Companies broke ground in early November on 86 luxury urban townhomes in Celebration Pointe, a 160-acre premier mixed-use development in Gainesville, Fla. Celebration Pointe will be the first green transit-oriented development in the state and will seek LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development) certification in keeping with national guidelines for community sustainability.

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Insulating concrete forms rise to U.S.-record height at New York site

Sources: ICF Panels, Scotia, N.Y.; CP staff

ICF Panels will supply panelized insulating concrete forms in up to 50-ft. lengths for 42 Broad, a 249-unit, Westchester County, N.Y., development. The 16-story luxury apartment project will set a new height record for ICF-built structures in the U.S., taking a page from Ontario practitioners’ recent experience with mid-rise structures of comparable design near Toronto.

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