Sustainability http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7590/more en Big Data, Big Opportunity: Finding Sustainability within the Numbers http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/big-data-big-opportunity-finding-sustainability-within-numbers <div class="field-byline"> Brian Barmmer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Improving a building's sustainability does not always require large capital investment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/big-data-big-opportunity-finding-sustainability-within-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/big-data-big-opportunity-finding-sustainability-within-numbers#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Viewpoints Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:30:00 +0000 1373831 at http://nreionline.com Investors, Tenants Prefer Green Retail Properties as Regulations Loom http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/investors-tenants-prefer-green-retail-properties-regulations-loom <div class="node-body article-body">Green retail properties are more desirable to both investors and tenants than non-green properties, says Nils Kok, Ph.D.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/investors-tenants-prefer-green-retail-properties-regulations-loom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/investors-tenants-prefer-green-retail-properties-regulations-loom#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Office REITs Retail Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:59:00 +0000 1373821 at http://nreionline.com TIAA, Jonathan Rose Team Up to Green Affordable Housing http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/tiaa-jonathan-rose-team-green-affordable-housing <div class="node-body article-body">TIAA-CREF and Jonathan Rose Cos. have launched a new $51.6 million fund to preserve and “green” affordable housing across the nation. The Rose Affordable Housing Preservation Fund LLC will acquire affordable and mixed-income multifamily housing in the Washington, D.C.-to-Boston corridor, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Ore., and Seattle markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/tiaa-jonathan-rose-team-green-affordable-housing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/tiaa-jonathan-rose-team-green-affordable-housing#comments Institutional Investors Multifamily News Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:00:00 +0000 1360101 at http://nreionline.com A New Vocabulary for Workplace Strategy http://nreionline.com/office/new-vocabulary-workplace-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">I've set about developing some new language to refresh, not replace, traditional workplace strategy methods: proof statements, efficacy, reassessment, behaviors, communication in the face of change and pilots. As this new vocabulary is a work in-progress, comments about it, and additions to it, are invited.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/new-vocabulary-workplace-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/new-vocabulary-workplace-strategy#comments Design Commentary News Office Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:15:00 +0000 1354881 at http://nreionline.com ICC Remote Voting Period Underway http://nreionline.com/commentary/icc-remote-voting-period-underway <div class="node-body article-body">Instead of needing to attend the International Code Council (ICC)'s public comment hearings in person to be able to cast votes on codes proposals, building codes officials who are ICC voting members have the ability to vote remotely. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/icc-remote-voting-period-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/icc-remote-voting-period-underway#comments Associations & Designations Commentary News Office Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:29:00 +0000 1314411 at http://nreionline.com Toyota Drives Innovative Sustainability for New North American HQ http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/toyota-drives-innovative-sustainability-new-north-american-hq <div class="node-body article-body">Toyota is designing its new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas, with an eye toward “innovative sustainability.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/toyota-drives-innovative-sustainability-new-north-american-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/toyota-drives-innovative-sustainability-new-north-american-hq#comments Associations & Designations Dallas Green Projects & Retrofits Industrial News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:44:00 +0000 1292901 at http://nreionline.com Communicating Sustainability Performance: Shorenstein's Viewpoint http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/communicating-sustainability-performance-shorensteins-viewpoint <div class="node-body article-body">Shorenstein’s road to sustainability reporting resembles that of many peers in the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/communicating-sustainability-performance-shorensteins-viewpoint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/communicating-sustainability-performance-shorensteins-viewpoint#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:18:00 +0000 1292731 at http://nreionline.com Global CRE Firms Embrace Sustainability Data Tracking http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/global-cre-firms-embrace-sustainability-data-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">The amount of sustainability data collection at many large global property firms has quadrupled. According to the recently released 2014 GRESB survey, almost 80 percent of the participant firms measure energy use. The survey participants also reported that both carbon emissions and water consumption are down at the firms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/global-cre-firms-embrace-sustainability-data-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/global-cre-firms-embrace-sustainability-data-tracking#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking International News Research & Data Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:52:00 +0000 1292721 at http://nreionline.com How to Get the Energy Star Plaque in Multifamily Buildings http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/how-get-energy-star-plaque-multifamily-buildings <div class="node-body article-body">Apartment buildings have a new way to show off how energy efficient they are: an Energy Star score from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. If the score is high enough, a building can even get an Energy Star plaque to go next to its front door.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/how-get-energy-star-plaque-multifamily-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/how-get-energy-star-plaque-multifamily-buildings#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Multifamily News Freemium Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:59:00 +0000 1235661 at http://nreionline.com Fannie Mae Survey Says: Multifamily, Go Green http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/fannie-mae-survey-says-multifamily-go-green <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to multifamily properties, it pays to go green, according to the latest research from Fannie Mae. The government-sponsored enterprise’s new report found a huge difference between the spending on utilities at the most efficient apartment buildings compared to the least efficient.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/fannie-mae-survey-says-multifamily-go-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/fannie-mae-survey-says-multifamily-go-green#comments Associations & Designations Multifamily News Seniors Housing Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:22:00 +0000 1210811 at http://nreionline.com