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WASHINGTON (March 4, 2020) – The Tower Companies has joined the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance (Greenprint). Greenprint is a worldwide alliance of the foremost real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving the environmental performance of the global real estate industry, with a particular emphasis on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions.
The Tower Companies (“Tower”) is a privately held and family-owned organization that develops, owns, and manages over 6 million square feet of commercial office, retail shopping centers, and multi-family residential properties throughout the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. Tower has been recognized as a green building leader for more than two decades and is a champion of activating healthy lifestyles through smart building design, operations, and stakeholder engagement.
“We are proud to carry my father’s legacy and pioneering principles forward. We continue to be driven by a deep sense of responsibility to develop and manage sustainable and healthy buildings that promote success for all people, create positive social change, and inspire future generations,” said Jeffrey Abramson, partner at The Tower Companies. “The Tower Team is delighted to join fellow leaders in the ULI Greenprint community and work together to be catalysts for change — transforming the real estate industry towards a more sustainable future.”
The Tower Companies is a longtime supporter of the Urban Land Institute’s overarching mission. In 2012, their founder Albert “Sonny” Abramson posthumously received the Lifetime Achievement Award from ULI Washington to recognize his lifetime commitment to viewing real estate as a foundation for positive change and generously giving back to the community.
The Tower Companies is joining existing members AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets; Boston Properties; BlackRock; CalPERS; CenterPoint Properties; Clarion Partners; CommonWealth Partners; Crescent Communities; DWS; GID; GLL Real Estate Partners; Granite Properties; Heitman; The Howard Hughes Corporation; Jamestown Properties; Jones Lang LaSalle; Kilroy Realty; LaSalle Investment Management; LendLease Americas; Morgan Creek Ventures LLC; Parkway Properties; PGIM Real Estate; Prologis; Rudin Management Company, Inc.; Savanna; SL Green; Sonae Sierra; Tishman Speyer; The Net Group; and Zurich Alternative Asset Management.
About the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance
The ULI Greenprint Center’s mission is to lead the global real estate industry towards improved environmental performance, focusing on energy efficiency and reduced carbon emissions. Greenprint is a member-driven organization that achieves its goals through measurement, action and education. Through measurement, benchmarking, knowledge sharing, and the implementation of best practices, Greenprint and its members strive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030. Greenprint is a research center within the ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance, which also oversees ULI’s Urban Resilience Program and the Building Healthy Places initiative. For additional information, visit uli.org/greenprint.