In what they describe as “the first direct study of the economic effects of political ideology on environmental certification and the valuation effects of industrial warehouses,” Professors David Harrison of Texas Tech and Michael Seiler of Old Dominion conclude that the geographic location of a green building plays a central role in its market value and occupancy rates.
Malkin Holdings could soon capitalize on investors’ appetite for a slice of New York City commercial real estate after recently announcing plans for a publicly traded REIT called Empire Realty Trust.
To bust out of niche-practice purgatory, green building practices need to deliver savings, quickly. All of which makes it more encouraging that green building practices are increasingly delivering savings. And quickly.
The Green Building Finance Consortium has released an important critique of the recent CoStar study that touted the financial performance (sale and rental premiums) of LEED- and Energy Star-rated buildings.
In a paper that was released last month and authored by Janice Ochenkowski, Managing Director of Global Risk Management and John Schinter, President of Energy and Sustainable Services, Jones Lang LaSalle provides an overview of the challenges that green buildings have presented to the insurance industry, as well as a survey of how the industry […]