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
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.
Tenant satisfaction and employee retention help make a strong case for investing in a health and wellness strategy that aligns with energy efficiency and sustainability goals for commercial & retail properties. A couple years ago I was a long-time resident of New York City. Like many commuters, I chose to ride my bike six miles … Continued
IMT’s Landlord-Tenant Energy Partnership puts a spotlight on the top five reasons for landlords to install submeters, as well as successful submetering programs being implemented by real estate companies, and insights from leading energy solution providers.
Six strategies for landlords and tenants to internalize efficiency and maximize savings.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Weeks, IMT, 202-525-2883, x306 / firstname.lastname@example.org Caroline Stec, RILA, 703-600-2082 / email@example.com Stephanie Cegielski, ICSC, 646-728-3572 / firstname.lastname@example.org Coordinated national effort will empower commercial building landlords and tenants to improve energy efficiency in billions of square feet of leased space and reap up to $5 billion in annual energy savings. … Continued
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Commercial buildings used nearly 20 percent of total energy in the United States—more than half of which is consumed by small and medium buildings under 100,000 square feet, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. For small businesses that rent space in commercial buildings, energy is a top cost, often ranking behind only labor and … Continued