This document aims to enhance city personnel perspectives on how the real estate industry functions and foster more meaningful conversations with stakeholders.
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.
Retrofit Chicago participants pushed the envelope on energy efficiency and climate action in 2019, with two building teams achieving an impressive 35% energy reduction in their properties. Across all 99 member properties, building teams now average a 19% energy reduction, equal to annual savings of over $19 million a year. As Chicago continues its steady … Continued
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 and the DOE Better Buildings Alliance recognize leading-edge landlords, tenants, and real estate teams representing more than 501 million square feet of commercial, retail, and industrial space whose leasing practices unlock higher-performing buildings and collaborative action on energy efficiency and sustainability. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chris Potter, Institute for Market Transformation, (603)831-4189; email@example.com U.S. Department … Continued
In this #SmallBizEnergy Changemakers video, IMT’s partners share their energy efficiency success stories and how they connect small businesses with new opportunities to use less and save more.
In this #SmallBizEnergy Changemakers video, IMT and its partners share why energy efficiency matters to small businesses and what chambers can do to make it easier for them to take action.
In this #SmallBizEnergy Changemakers video, IMT and its partners share one action every small business can take on energy efficiency.