Now more than ever, commercial real estate brokers have many reasons to pay attention to green building practices. From new technology and regulations, to corporate responsibility and sustainability programs driving demand for more efficient spaces and buildings that achieve designations such as LEED or ENERGY STAR, green is more than just a trend in commercial real … Continued
This document aims to enhance city personnel perspectives on how the real estate industry functions and foster more meaningful conversations with stakeholders.
In traditional leases, neither the landlord nor the tenant are incentivized to invest in energy efficiency improvements that can lead to high-performance properties that benefit both entities. However, green leases, also known as energy-aligned leases, help to break down barriers. This document consolidates a variety of green lease language options for more efficiently designed and … Continued
On January 21, Starbucks made waves in announcing its intention to become resource positive. As a major retailer across the country, this will inevitably mean tackling performance in a wide range of leased retail space. So where should the java giant focus? Its first stop should be to communicate these goals and forge collaborative relationships … Continued
The retail industry has endured years of bumps and bruises from store closures, shrinking capital, and operational budgets. Added pressures from investors, consumers, and watchdogs who call out bad actors on regulatory and environmental misdeeds are leading retail companies large and small to change the way they do business. Forward-thinking companies are navigating this turbulent … Continued
Tenants searching for modern, flexible, and modular offices are finding green leases that account for energy efficiency, sustainability, and health & wellness offer a platform to ensure their own corporate and individual goals are met.
This resource examines hurdles that NYC landlords and tenants may face in compliance to Local Law 97 and identifies next steps for collaboratively improving building performance and driving down energy use and associated carbon emissions across the city.
As cities pass new climate policies and investors demand that REITs change business practices to lower climate risks, firms should look to Nareit’s Leader in the Light Award winners’ playbooks.
Learn how Rexford Industrial, Sabey Data Centers, and STAG Industrial are deploying smart energy strategies in leasing practices, tenant engagement, and overall building operations.
This case study series shines a spotlight on 2019 Green Lease Leaders Sabey Data Centers, STAG Industrial, and Rexford Industrial. These leaders are injecting smart energy efficiency and sustainability strategies into their leasing practices and overall building operations.
Green Lease Leaders: Using the Lease to Make Buildings More Healthy and Efficient
In part two of a new three-part case study series, IMT and DOE’s Better Buildings Alliance highlight 2018’s Green Lease Leaders such as Federal Realty and TD Bank for including innovative health and wellness strategies in their green lease agreements.