Green Real Estate Investment http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7592/more en Retail Sustainability: What’s the Investor Perspective? http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/retail-sustainability-what-s-investor-perspective <div class="field-byline"> Karla Zens </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sustainability has become an important consideration in the investment, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/development?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Development">development</a></span> and operations of retail assets.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/retail-sustainability-what-s-investor-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/retail-sustainability-what-s-investor-perspective#comments Commentary News Retail Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:46:00 +0000 677181 at http://nreionline.com Is Solar the Next Big Asset Class? Trepp and Mercatus Think So http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/solar-next-big-asset-class-trepp-and-mercatus-think-so <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mercatus Inc., an enterprise-level investment analysis platform serving as a core operating system for solar energy investors, recently closed its Series-A round of financing led by Trepp LLC, a provider of information, analytics and technology to the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-investment/cmbs?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities">CMBS</a></span>, commercial real estate and banking markets</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/solar-next-big-asset-class-trepp-and-mercatus-think-so" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/expert-qampas/solar-next-big-asset-class-trepp-and-mercatus-think-so#comments Expert Q&As Finance & Investment News Green Real Estate Investment Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:03:00 +0000 585521 at http://nreionline.com SolarCity Debuts Rooftop Solar Panel-Backed Bonds http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/solarcity-debuts-rooftop-solar-panel-backed-bonds <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>SolarCity has become the first U.S. company to offer bonds backed by rooftop solar panels, selling $54.4 million in a transaction that closed in mid-November.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/solarcity-debuts-rooftop-solar-panel-backed-bonds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/solarcity-debuts-rooftop-solar-panel-backed-bonds#comments News REITs Green Real Estate Investment Industries & Products and Services Freemium Tue, 17 Dec 2013 18:31:00 +0000 454951 at http://nreionline.com Top 10 Sustainable Stories of 2013 http://nreionline.com/associations-amp-designations/top-10-sustainable-stories-2013 <div class="node-body gallery-body">NREI launched the Green Real Estate Strategies newsletter last March, offering coverage of sustainability's rapidly evolving strategies and technologies as it pertains to commercial real estate investment. Here is a countdown of the 10 most popular articles featured within the newsletter's nine months of publication.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/associations-amp-designations/top-10-sustainable-stories-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/associations-amp-designations/top-10-sustainable-stories-2013#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Government News Green Real Estate Investment Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:33:00 +0000 436231 at http://nreionline.com Eight Reasons Why Sustainability Matters http://nreionline.com/commentary/eight-reasons-why-sustainability-matters <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Why should sustainability be important to business? Here are eight reasons that sustainability matters, along with suggestions for action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/commentary/eight-reasons-why-sustainability-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/commentary/eight-reasons-why-sustainability-matters#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary Corporate Real Estate News Property Management Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:14:00 +0000 427201 at http://nreionline.com Retail Sector Welcomes ICSC's New Property Efficiency Scorecard http://nreionline.com/education-amp-events/retail-sector-welcomes-icscs-new-property-efficiency-scorecard <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>shopping centers have an individualized way to benchmark energy use, thanks to the new Property Efficiency Scorecard, which is being launched today at the ICSC's Retail Green conference in Phoenix.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/education-amp-events/retail-sector-welcomes-icscs-new-property-efficiency-scorecard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/education-amp-events/retail-sector-welcomes-icscs-new-property-efficiency-scorecard#comments Associations & Designations Education & Events Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Phoenix Retail Green Real Estate Investment Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:05:00 +0000 413701 at http://nreionline.com Green Building Frameworks' Uncelebrated Outcome http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/green-building-frameworks-uncelebrated-outcome <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For all of the promise of advanced sustainability frameworks, the most compelling and time-sensitive imprimatur of building green remains inadequately addressed. Even though green certification programs have consistently strengthened the rigor of criteria for energy efficiency, the accomplishments are not nearly commensurate with the scale of global warming’s threat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/green-building-frameworks-uncelebrated-outcome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/green-building-frameworks-uncelebrated-outcome#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Commentary News Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:46:00 +0000 388231 at http://nreionline.com Does Sustainability Influence Investment Decisions? http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/does-sustainability-influence-investment-decisions <div class="node-body gallery-body">Occupiers have long been implementing sustainable strategies within their corporate facilities as a way to reduce costs. But the value proposition of owning green real estate hasn’t always been clear.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/does-sustainability-influence-investment-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/does-sustainability-influence-investment-decisions#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Charts Finance & Investment News Green Real Estate Investment Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:26:00 +0000 380601 at http://nreionline.com Water Often Overlooked As Part of Energy Benchmarking http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/water-often-overlooked-part-energy-benchmarking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When commercial real estate owners and operators think about benchmarking utilities and conserving energy, they sometimes forget about a commodity in addition to fuel and electricity: water.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/water-often-overlooked-part-energy-benchmarking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/water-often-overlooked-part-energy-benchmarking#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Multifamily News Office Retail Technology Green Real Estate Investment Freemium Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:04:00 +0000 342751 at http://nreionline.com 5 Reasons for Smart Building Investment http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/5-reasons-smart-building-investment <div class="node-body gallery-body">According to Jones Lang LaSalle’s recent report, The Changing Face of Smart Buildings: The Op-Ex Advantage, there are five key trends driving commercial property owners and investors to adopt smart building technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/5-reasons-smart-building-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-real-estate-investment/5-reasons-smart-building-investment#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Facilities Management Green Projects & Retrofits News Technology Green Real Estate Investment Industries & Products and Services Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:14:00 +0000 330651 at http://nreionline.com