Sustainability http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7590/more en American Realty Advisors Launches Sustainability Initiative http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/american-realty-advisors-launches-sustainability-initiative <div class="node-body article-body">American Realty Advisors has launched a new sustainability initiative for its $6 billion commercial real estate portfolio. The institutional investment manager rolled out the green program at 150 N. Wacker Drive, a 31-story office tower in Chicago. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/american-realty-advisors-launches-sustainability-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/american-realty-advisors-launches-sustainability-initiative#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Chicago Institutional Investors News Office Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:55:00 +0000 1493461 at http://nreionline.com NYC Developers Tackle Tough Markets With Shipping Containers http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/nyc-developers-tackle-tough-markets-shipping-containers <div class="node-body article-body">Two New York City developers, Palladium Management and SG Blocks, have formed a partnership to use repurposed shipping containers to develop multifamily and retail in the city’s borough infill sites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/nyc-developers-tackle-tough-markets-shipping-containers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/nyc-developers-tackle-tough-markets-shipping-containers#comments Development Green Projects & Retrofits Multifamily New York News Retail Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:01:00 +0000 1490841 at http://nreionline.com Food, Glorious Food! http://nreionline.com/commentary/food-glorious-food <div class="node-body article-body">Café and cafeteria spaces can provide a great way for companies to leverage their real estate. The café/cafeteria now plays multiple roles, and designing these facilities is as much about science and business as it is art.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/food-glorious-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/food-glorious-food#comments Design Commentary New York News Office Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:00:00 +0000 1428661 at http://nreionline.com 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