Halfway There: After Making Progress in Operational Efficiency, Buildings Must Now Consider Embodied Carbon

The global real estate industry is increasingly committed to reducing carbon emissions, improving operational efficiencies, and incorporating on-site renewable energy. In parallel, municipalities also are showing leadership in adopting new climate mitigation policies to further push the built environment to meet the climate change challenge. But awareness is increasing of another carbon emissions culprit in the built environment: embodied carbon….
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JBG SMITH Joins the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance

JBG SMITH, a leading owner and developer of high-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington metropolitan area, has joined the Urban Land Institute’s 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….
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FPA Multifamily Joins the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance

FPA Multifamily, a privately held real estate investment company that specializes in acquisition, development and asset management, has joined the Urban Land Institute’s 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….
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FCP Joins the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance

FCP℠, a privately held real estate investment company, has joined the Urban Land Institute’s 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….
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Boston Properties Joins ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance

Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP), the largest publicly traded developer and owner of Class A office properties in the U.S. and an industry leader in sustainability, 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….
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New Urban Land Institute Report Reflects Decade of Progress in Improved Environmental Performance in the Built Environment

A new report from from the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance shows that the real estate industry has made significant progress over  the past 10 years in reducing carbon emissions and energy consumption while increasing asset value. The Greenprint Center, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary, comprises an alliance of the world’s leading real estate owners, investors, and financial institutions who are committed to improving environmental performance across the global market….
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ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance Announces New Member CenterPoint Properties

CenterPoint Properties, a leading innovator in the investment, development and management of industrial real estate and multimodal transportation infrastructure, has joined the Urban Land Institute’s 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…
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Enhancing the Hotel Guest Experience through Sustainability

Guest expectations during a hotel stay are changing. In a competitive business that works to fill an entire building every night, sustainability is emerging as one way to stay ahead of the competition. While those in the industry do not currently see the ability to charge a premium rate for green hotel assets, positive feedback on their patrons’ comment cards indicates the value of including hotel guests when forming a hotel’s sustainability initiatives….
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Embedding Sustainability in Real Estate Transactions

While the real estate industry has become much better at integrating sustainability into new development projects, owners and developers have been less successful at driving sustainability in existing buildings. The market is not collectively taking advantage of the period when a building changes hands as an opportunity to address the financing of energy efficiency and sustainability features….
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