Sustainability http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7590/more en BOMA Updates Its Groundbreaking Energy Performance Contracting Model http://nreionline.com/commentary/boma-updates-its-groundbreaking-energy-performance-contracting-model <div class="node-body article-body">In response to a rebounding commercial real estate industry and a renewed interest in energy retrofits, BOMA International has gathered a team of experts to create a contracting model for use by building owners to remove the uncertainty and risk of performing deep retrofits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/boma-updates-its-groundbreaking-energy-performance-contracting-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/boma-updates-its-groundbreaking-energy-performance-contracting-model#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary Finance & Investment News Office Property Management Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1785801 at http://nreionline.com The Greening of Leasing http://nreionline.com/office/greening-leasing <div class="node-body article-body">“Green leasing” is becoming more common, with many major commercial property owners and managers embracing the concept—and being recognized for it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/greening-leasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/greening-leasing#comments Expert Q&As News Office Property Management Sustainability Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:30:00 +0000 1785541 at http://nreionline.com 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (June 11, 2015) http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-11-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">More than a dozen panelists at this year’s Commercial Real Estate Finance Council conference warned that another recession could hit the United States before 2020, Commercial Observer reports. The latest Commercial Property Executive 100 Quarterly Sentiment Survey identifies what’s behind the sustainable commercial real estate movement. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan says commercial real estate is stagnating, CNN Money reveals. These are among today’s must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-11-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industry-buzz/10-must-reads-cre-industry-today-june-11-2015#comments Development Finance & Investment Industrial Industry Buzz Retail Sustainability Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:22:00 +0000 1784741 at http://nreionline.com GRESB’s Green Bond Guidelines http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/gresb-s-green-bond-guidelines <div class="node-body gallery-body">GRESB has codified the basis for capital market participants to originate Green Bonds through its 2015 Green Bond Principles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/gresb-s-green-bond-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/gresb-s-green-bond-guidelines#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Office Research & Data Green Real Estate Investment Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 1784561 at http://nreionline.com Green Roofs Grow on Multifamily Buildings in Major U.S. Cities http://nreionline.com/multifamily/green-roofs-grow-multifamily-buildings-major-us-cities <div class="node-body article-body">A growing number of cities are paying multifamily building owners to add green roofs to their buildings. That’s helping to motivate more owners to plant their rooftops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/multifamily/green-roofs-grow-multifamily-buildings-major-us-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/multifamily/green-roofs-grow-multifamily-buildings-major-us-cities#comments Development Green Projects & Retrofits Multifamily News Green Real Estate Investment Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:00:00 +0000 1784451 at http://nreionline.com <p>The Solaire, New York City</p> 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="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="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