As investor and environmental pressures continue to impact the retail industry, retail companies should continue to find solutions for implementing environmental and socially responsible practices into their spaces. Check out our collection of resources below for retail property owners looking to make energy efficiency part of their business strategy.

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Overcoming the Six Biggest Hurdles to Better Energy and Sustainability Performance in Leased Retail Spaces

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

Retrofit Chicago Celebrates Energy Efficiency All-Stars of 2019

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

Why Every Building Owner and Tenant Needs a Health and Wellness Strategy

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 DOE Unveil 2019 Green Lease Leaders at BOMA International Conference & Expo

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; U.S. Department … Continued