Glasshaus in the Grove - National Green Building Standard (NGBS)

glasshaus in the Grove is a gorgeous, luxury boutique condo at 3161 Center Street in Coconut Grove, Florida. Less than 10 minutes from Brickell, Downtown and Key Biscayne, glasshaus is convenient to everything between the beach and the airport. The marinas and bayside parks are just down 27th Avenue. The village shops, restaurants and movies are just to the right, which means residents will be able to walk to everything.

glasshaus is set to open its on-site sales center to the public in early June, offering 23 contemporary residences priced from $595,000 to $1.2 million (starting around $575 per square foot). Residences will range in size from 1,080 to 2,380 square feet, with one, two, and three bedrooms. The standard units will feature 11-foot finished ceilings; floor-to-ceiling windows; kitchens equipped with Italkraft cabinetry and stone countertops; and a choice of porcelain, wood or tile flooring throughout the interior.


The development team is comprised of D.D8 and Element Development LLC. Element Development LLC is a real estate development company specializing in residential projects ranging from ground up construction of luxury condos to rehabilitation of low income rental properties, on the east coast of the U.S. Managed by a team of a highly experienced real estate experts with decades of proven track record, the company has achieved the highest potential value in each transaction, while maintaining their focus on Capital Preservation through the acquisition of assets with high intrinsic value.

glass haus  is seeking NGBS certification

glasshaus is seeking NGBS certification

RunBrook is helping Element Development obtain a National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certification for glasshaus. Home Innovations Research Labs, which is the organization providing NGBS certifications, states that certification results in homes with three attributes that are highly marketable to today's consumers: 


  • Providing fresh air ventilation that improves indoor air quality

  • Limiting pollutants and contaminants in the home

  • Preventing moisture problems that can contribute to mold and attract pests


  • Reducing utility costs through cost-effective energy and water efficiency practices

  • Controlling maintenance costs through durable construction and product selection

  • Providing technical and educational resources to ensure the home’s optimum performance


  • Promoting walkability

  • Reducing home maintenance through enhanced durability

  • Preserving natural resources through responsible land development practices

If you are interested in glasshaus, you can contact the broker or developer here.