ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance Announces New Member CenterPoint Properties

For more information, contact Justin Arnold, justin.arnold@uli.org, 202-448-8717

WASHINGTON (August 20, 2019) – 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.

CenterPoint Properties develops, redevelops, manages, leases and sells state-of-the-art warehouse, distribution and manufacturing facilities near major transportation nodes, focusing on large rail, port and trucking infrastructure assets. The company also works with government agencies and other organizations with complex development projects that require specialized skills and clearances.

“CenterPoint is excited to join the ULI Greenprint Center network to advance our efforts in making a positive impact on the environment,” said Elena Daniel, Vice President of ESG & Corporate Affairs at CenterPoint Properties. “We believe industrial real estate presents an opportunity and responsibility to make our world greener and being a part of this influential network will help us do that.”

The cumulative holdings of Greenprint members total nearly 9,000 properties in 32 countries with a value of more than $750 billion. Greenprint members are at the forefront of efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and increase asset values by incorporating sustainability into all aspects of development and building operations. With demand rising from investors and tenants for environmentally conscious space, Greenprint members are raising the bar for high-performing, sustainable buildings.

CenterPoint Properties is joining existing members BlackRock; CalPERS;  Clarion Partners; CommonWealth Partners; 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.

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