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Old Buildings Matter – the Green Renovation Trend Continues to Grow

The greenest building isn’t necessarily the latest and greatest, highest-scoring LEED-Platinum award winner. According to the 2021 World Green Building Trends report from the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC), about half of respondents engage in green renovation/retrofit projects, with most investors engaged… Read More »Old Buildings Matter – the Green Renovation Trend Continues to Grow

Tenants want Better Buildings

We learned a lot from Covid. Work from home became commonplace. Everyone now is aware of the value of a safe workplace, a safe place to shop, and a safe place to conduct business with customers and clients. As businesses start to implement their new return to work policies, where people work, congregate, shop and… Read More »Tenants want Better Buildings

Energy Cost Containment

In 2018, office building owners spent an average of $2.14 on energy consumption per square foot in commercial buildings. It is estimated that about one-third of total non-fixed operating expenses go toward energy use in commercial buildings, and this is rising (see the EIA chart below). Plus commercial buildings contribute to nearly 20 percent of the nation’s greenhouse… Read More »Energy Cost Containment