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NEW JERSEY– The New Jersey Chapter of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization focused on advancing green building and sustainablecommunities, has announced that the Chapter has become the latest industry association to sign up for The News Funnel’s Company News Channel (CNC) service to distribute its news and content to users of the fast-growing site. The News Funnel is a completely free site that allows real estate professionals to customize their industry news into a single, live feed.

The News Funnel launched earlier this year with a focus on the real estate vertical and sources industry-specific articles, press releases, event announcements and market research reports.  It is currently offering coverage in three U.S. markets: New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, with plans to expandnationally and into other business-to-business verticals in the near future.

With more than 500 business and real estate-focused media sources featured on the site, as well as content supplied directly by the more than 200 corporations and organizations that are signed up for free via the site's CNC service, The News Funnel curates news from the most comprehensive set of sources in the real estate industry.

"The addition of original content from the U.S. Green Building Council of New Jersey to our site is another important step in our ongoing effort to position The News Funnel as the most comprehensive online platform that curates real estate industry news and information," stated Michael Beckerman, Founder and CEO of The News Funnel. "Our goal is to give our readers the richest content experience possible from the best media and industry sources, as well as provide the tools to filter that content based on subscribers’ preferences. USGBC is such an important industry voice and we are delighted to offer our users the Chapter’s content as yet another source to choose from to customize their funnels.”

Some of the other associations and companies distributing their content directly to users of The News Funnel now include: Boston Properties, CBRE, CoreNet New Jersey, Cushman & Wakefield, IOREBA, Jones Lang LaSalle, Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, Massey Knakal, Matrix Development Group, the New York City Chapter of NAIOP, RXR, SJP Properties and many others.

About The News Funnel

The News Funnel is a free, web-based news aggregator for real estate professionals that sources industry-specific news from trade publications and major media sources. Subscribers create customized news feeds for their geographic market, industry segment and areas of interest that are accessed on their personalized home page or via a daily email.

The News Funnel features Company News Channels (CNC’s) — web pages that are available at no charge to companies to upload press releases, event notifications, blogs and market research reports that are then distributed into the funnels of subscribers. The website also features simple and advanced search capabilities. Aggregated content is stored for six months and users can search this content by keyword, market, industry segment or area of interest.

Headquartered in New York City with an office in Morristown, New Jersey, The News Funnel was founded by Michael Beckerman, a 25-year veteran of the public relations and media industries. For more information visit


USGBC is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit group formed in 1993. New Jersey membership exceeds 1400 Corporations inclusive of USGBC National and the USGBC New Jersey Chapter. 

There are over 3,000 LEED® accredited professionals in NJ and over 400 LEED® registered and

100 certified projects in New Jersey, plus over 900 certified LEED Homes.

More About the U.S. Green Building Council New Jersey Chapter

USGBC NJ is a non-profit organization focused solely on advancing green building and sustainable communities. The mission of USGBC-NJ is to transform NJ’s built environment to become ecologically sustainable, profitable, and healthy. We accomplish our mission through education, advocacy, and collaboration. As New Jersey’s green building advocate and education resource, USGBC NJ provides over 150 educational programs, events, green building tours, research studies, and advocacy initiatives each year, through its three-branch, state-wide network. Currently, USGBC NJ is providing grant-funded green building education to NJ’s veterans and unemployed.

For 10 years USGBC NJ has served as the meeting ground, catalyst, and propeller for sustainability minded individuals in building-related professions. Through the NJ Chapter, LEED and green building in general, have found fertile ground in New Jersey. The New Jersey Chapter’s 1,100 individual members represent the entire spectrum of New Jersey’sgreen building community.


10/08/2012 - 10:26


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