Sustainability http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7590/more en When the Private Sector Meets Public Policy http://nreionline.com/commentary/when-private-sector-meets-public-policy <div class="node-body article-body">Over the past 15 years, I have traveled to Washington, D.C., as part of IREM’s public policy initiative to advocate on issues affecting real estate. This year was no different, and I arrived in Washington for our annual Leadership & Legislative Summit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/when-private-sector-meets-public-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/when-private-sector-meets-public-policy#comments Commentary Finance & Investment Multifamily News Sustainability Thu, 28 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1782301 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 15, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-15-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Kushner Cos. has agreed to buy the retail condominium at the former New York Times building, reports Commercial Property Executive. Nordstrom and Amazon have strikingly similar strategies, reveals Fortune. Apple undertakes a green initiative, setting an example for other large companies, notes the Los Angeles Times. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-15-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-15-2015#comments Hotel Industry Buzz Office REITs Retail Sustainability Fri, 15 May 2015 14:23:00 +0000 1770891 at http://nreionline.com New Law to Allow Tenants to Showcase Their Energy Efficiency Efforts http://nreionline.com/office/new-law-allow-tenants-showcase-their-energy-efficiency-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">Office tenants who became believers in energy conservation in the heyday of the building sustainability movement about two decades ago only to watch building owners take all the credit have cheered a recent new law that will support, track and promote their efforts at being green.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/new-law-allow-tenants-showcase-their-energy-efficiency-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/new-law-allow-tenants-showcase-their-energy-efficiency-efforts#comments News Office Property Management Sustainability Fri, 15 May 2015 12:15:00 +0000 1769371 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (May 14, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-14-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Management schools are building up their real estate portfolios, reports Business Because. A study by the NRDC finds that energy efficiency measures in multifamily can create benefits of up to $3.50 per $1 invested for renters, landlords, utilities and regulators, notes Blue Green Alliance. Chicago has approved a proposed landmark district in the Fulton-Randolph area of the West Loop, despite strong opposition from many property owners in the neighborhood, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-14-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-may-14-2015#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Finance & Investment Industrial Industry Buzz Multifamily Retail Thu, 14 May 2015 13:59:00 +0000 1768941 at http://nreionline.com Data Center Owners, Developers Adopt Green Methods http://nreionline.com/industrial/data-center-owners-developers-adopt-green-methods <div class="node-body article-body">The green movement has been slow to come to the data center industry—not surprising for facilities that are believed to make up to 2 percent of the nation’s total power consumption,—but now many major data center owners and developers have embraced sustainability as a new goal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industrial/data-center-owners-developers-adopt-green-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industrial/data-center-owners-developers-adopt-green-methods#comments Construction Industrial News Sustainability Mon, 11 May 2015 14:57:00 +0000 1763221 at http://nreionline.com Four Keys to Streamlining Energy Disclosure Compliance http://nreionline.com/sustainability/four-keys-streamlining-energy-disclosure-compliance <div class="node-body article-body">Ten cities, two states and one county have adopted energy disclosure laws for commercial buildings, requiring building owners to benchmark and disclose the energy efficiency of their properties. Here are four steps owners can take to ensure compliance with current energy disclosure laws and prepare for future legislation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/sustainability/four-keys-streamlining-energy-disclosure-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/sustainability/four-keys-streamlining-energy-disclosure-compliance#comments News Property Management Sustainability Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:22:00 +0000 1730481 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (March 31, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-march-31-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">A new study shows that the American mall may not be dead after all, Fortune reveals. CBRE Group Inc. agreed to buy Johnson Controls Inc.'s Global WorkPlace Solutions unit. for $1.475 billion in cash to enhance its corporate services business, Bloomberg reports. According to Wall Street Journal, Airbnb is being criticized for driving up apartment rents. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-march-31-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-march-31-2015#comments Design Finance & Investment Industry Buzz Office Retail Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:42:00 +0000 1707871 at http://nreionline.com California Offers Energy Efficiency Financing for Multifamily http://nreionline.com/multifamily/california-offers-energy-efficiency-financing-multifamily <div class="node-body article-body">Thousands of California multifamily properties may soon become more energy efficient, thanks to new plans there to make Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing available to affordable housing properties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/california-offers-energy-efficiency-financing-multifamily" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/california-offers-energy-efficiency-financing-multifamily#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Government California Multifamily News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:58:00 +0000 1669771 at http://nreionline.com Data Links Sustainability with Office Tenant Satisfaction http://nreionline.com/office/data-links-sustainability-office-tenant-satisfaction <div class="node-body article-body">Office building owners know it’s almost impossible to measure the success of adding sustainable features, as most tenants don’t make their leasing decisions solely on the basis of water or electricity savings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/data-links-sustainability-office-tenant-satisfaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/data-links-sustainability-office-tenant-satisfaction#comments Leasing News Office Sustainability Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1665761 at http://nreionline.com Retail Sustainability: Do Shoppers Even Care? http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sustainability-do-shoppers-even-care <div class="node-body article-body">Until recently, there was scant data to help owners understand whether shoppers even noticed the green features of retail buildings and, if so, whether those initiatives impacted their loyalty towards certain retail projects. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sustainability-do-shoppers-even-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-sustainability-do-shoppers-even-care#comments Commentary News Retail Sustainability Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:20:00 +0000 1665171 at http://nreionline.com