Sustainability http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7590/more en Standing Innovation http://nreionline.com/commentary/standing-innovation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Health and wellness has become the latest clarion call of the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/property-types/office?intlink=incontent " title="Office Property News">office</a></span> landscape. At one end of the spectrum, developers are offering more lifestyle amenities in new and repositioned properties; at the other end, sit-to-stand furniture options have taken center stage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/standing-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/standing-innovation#comments Design Architecture Commentary News Office Freemium Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:42:00 +0000 991581 at http://nreionline.com Swig and Project Frog Partner to Create Tech-Savvy, Sustainable Office Space http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/swig-and-project-frog-partner-create-tech-savvy-sustainable-office-space <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><strong>An unusual landlord/tenant pilot partnership</strong> is underway between The Swig Co., a Bay Area commercial real estate investor and operator, and Project Frog, a maker of technologically-advanced component buildings. The two firms have partnered to turn what set out to be a straightforward retrofit office project into a showcase for technologically advanced design and sustainable building in downtown San Francisco.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/swig-and-project-frog-partner-create-tech-savvy-sustainable-office-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/swig-and-project-frog-partner-create-tech-savvy-sustainable-office-space#comments Associations & Designations Green Projects & Retrofits News Office San Francisco Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:25:00 +0000 954861 at http://nreionline.com Changing the Game http://nreionline.com/commentary/changing-game <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Five years ago, BOMA <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/international?intlink=incontent " title="International Commercial Real Estate">International</a></span> was one of the founding members of the Better Buildings Alliance (originally called the Commercial Real Estate Energy Alliance). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/changing-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/changing-game#comments Associations & Designations Government Commentary News Office Freemium Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:11:00 +0000 932671 at http://nreionline.com Is the Northeast's CRE More Sustainable Post-Sandy? http://nreionline.com/design/northeasts-cre-more-sustainable-post-sandy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A year and a half after Superstorm Sandy devastated much of the Eastern seaboard, are there any silver linings from the hurricane that was the second-costliest in U.S. history? Is it possible that the commercial real estate sector is now more sustainable because of a storm? The answer is a complicated yes and no.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/design/northeasts-cre-more-sustainable-post-sandy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/design/northeasts-cre-more-sustainable-post-sandy#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Design New York News Office Freemium Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 924761 at http://nreionline.com Green Retail Takes a Leap Forward With Regency Bonds http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/green-retail-takes-leap-forward-regency-bonds <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Regency Centers Corp., an owner, operator and developer of 332 shopping centers, recently launched the latest sustainability salvo in the retail world by completing a $250 million sale of bonds solely dedicated to build or buy LEED properties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/green-retail-takes-leap-forward-regency-bonds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/green-retail-takes-leap-forward-regency-bonds#comments Associations & Designations Finance & Investment Leasing News Retail Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 924771 at http://nreionline.com Phoenix’s Green Thumbs-Up Signals Market Rebound http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/phoenix-s-green-thumbs-signals-market-rebound <div class="field-byline"> John Bonnell and Jackie Hines </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In Phoenix, owners with LEED-certified buildings can capture a premium of 29 percent over buildings without this distinction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/phoenix-s-green-thumbs-signals-market-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/phoenix-s-green-thumbs-signals-market-rebound#comments Associations & Designations Green Projects & Retrofits Office Phoenix Viewpoints Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 924981 at http://nreionline.com New Retail Strategies Tap Millennial Spending Power http://nreionline.com/commentary/new-retail-strategies-tap-millennial-spending-power <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Retailers and retail landlords can’t afford to ignore Millennials. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/new-retail-strategies-tap-millennial-spending-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/new-retail-strategies-tap-millennial-spending-power#comments Design Commentary News Research & Data Retail Technology Freemium Tue, 20 May 2014 17:57:00 +0000 875521 at http://nreionline.com Quantifying Investment Risk: Ranking the Resilience of 50 Global Cities http://nreionline.com/commentary/quantifying-investment-risk-ranking-resilience-50-global-cities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Traditional methods of property investment risk assessment are insufficient in a world facing unprecedented challenges such as rising sea levels, overpopulation, inequality and access to natural resources; which are changing the basic patterns of the last two centuries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/quantifying-investment-risk-ranking-resilience-50-global-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/quantifying-investment-risk-ranking-resilience-50-global-cities#comments Government Commentary Finance & Investment Green Projects & Retrofits International News Public Infrastructure Freemium Mon, 19 May 2014 18:08:00 +0000 871531 at http://nreionline.com Telling It Like It Is: 11 CRE Sustainability Managers Talk About Their Work http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/telling-it-it-11-cre-sustainability-managers-talk-about-their-wor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NREI held a roundtable phone discussion with 11 commercial real estate professionals who work on incorporating sustainability into the management of their companies’ portfolios. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/telling-it-it-11-cre-sustainability-managers-talk-about-their-wor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/telling-it-it-11-cre-sustainability-managers-talk-about-their-wor#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Industrial Los Angeles Multifamily New York News Office Philadelphia Property Management Retail San Francisco Technology Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 19 May 2014 17:17:00 +0000 871181 at http://nreionline.com Conventional and Affordable Apartments Get Green With Fannie Mae http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/conventional-and-affordable-apartments-get-green-fannie-mae <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The federal government keeps expanding its suite of loan products that encourage energy efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/conventional-and-affordable-apartments-get-green-fannie-mae" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/conventional-and-affordable-apartments-get-green-fannie-mae#comments Government Multifamily New York News Single-Family Housing Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Fri, 16 May 2014 16:56:00 +0000 866101 at http://nreionline.com