Real Estate

Forest City Ranks 13th in Top Workplaces Recognition

Cleveland headquarters of national real estate company earns third-consecutive honor
Press Release

Cleveland, July 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For the third year in a row, Forest City associates have ranked the company as a Top Workplace in Cleveland, as reported in the annual survey published by cleveland.com. Forest City was ranked 13th among large companies in the area.

Land, Construction and Real Estate Sector Focus of United Nations Global Compact and RICS in New Drive to Advance Responsible Business

Press Release

LONDON, June 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The United Nations Global Compact and RICS today issued a call to organizations in the land, construction and real estate sector, and those working with them, to take a leading role in global efforts to drive responsible and sustainable business practices.

Green Spotlight On Large Buildings

by David Pogue, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility at CBRE
Blog
Green building adoption is primarily a big building-first tier city phenomenon in the US.  62.1% of office buildings, greater than 500,000 square feet, are considered “green”, compared to just 4.5% of smaller buildings -  spanning less than 100,000 square feet.
 

CBRE Study Finds Significant Gap Between Large and Small Office Buildings in Green Adoption in the U.S.

62% of large buildings qualify as green, compared to less than 5% of small buildings; San Francisco closing in on Minneapolis in green market rankings
Press Release

Los Angeles, June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Owners of small buildings have an opportunity to differentiate themselves by implementing energy-efficient practices, due to a significant gap between large and small office buildings in achieving sustainability certification, according to a new study by CBRE Group, Inc. and Maastricht University. 

TD Economics looks at the Impact of ‘Green’ Buildings on the Toronto Condo Market

Special Report: TD Economics
Press Release

May 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TD Economics has released a special report titled “The Market Benefits of Green Condos in Toronto.”  

The report shows that:

Create, Grow, Sustain: Leading By Example

By Bob Sulentic, President and Chief Executive Officer at CBRE
Article

Buildings are the focus of many of the most important issues related to environmental sustainability. As the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm we are mindful of our dual responsibility to lead by example through our own actions and to provide impactful solutions for owners and occupiers.

Our environmental policy, which is part of our broader commitment to corporate responsibility, has three elements.

Higher Occupancy Rates, Tax Incentives Help Developers See Return on Environmental Investments

Article

By Sherry Jackson

By now, most developers and building owners have heard the term LEED, a green building certification program, and know that it’s good for the environment to be as energy-efficient as possible. But how to incorporate green practices is a little trickier.

CBRE to Hold 15th Annual Women’s Networking Forum

Press Release

Los Angeles, CA, April 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – More than 400 professionals from around the world will gather in Chicago next week for CBRE Group Inc.’s 15th annual Women’s Networking Forum. The 2015 conference, whose theme is “Growth to Greatness,” is expected to be one of the largest in the CBRE Women’s Network’s history and will feature presentations from the company’s executives and external business leaders, professional-development workshops, networking events, and a major community service project.

A Sustainable Investment Case

By Rebecca Pearce EMEA Head of Sustainability, at CBRE
Blog

The property industry has been seeking clear evidence of the financial benefits of investing in sustainable property for some time. Identifying a specific value differential associated with sustainability credentials would be useful to justify the commitment of funds to the development of “greener” buildings, or improving the performance of existing stock. So far this has been difficult to define given the complex factors that influence transaction prices such as market cycles, building age, tenant covenant and location.

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