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Sustainability

Sustainability: The green imperative

May/June 2017 (Magazine)

The real estate industry needs to become a more active participant in reducing carbon emissions. Richard Peiser and Thomas Wiegelmann explain

Sustainability: Maximum impact

November/December 2016 (Magazine)

Millions of pounds of social benefit are needlessly being lost. Debbie Hobbs explains why social value should be measured in real estate investments

Sustainability: A moving target

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

The latest data from GRESB are in, benchmarking the sustainable performance of real estate investors and companies. Christopher Pyke looks at the results

Sustainability: Green building in Asia

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

Asian office markets have made significant improvements to their sustainability. But there is room for progress, writes Tim Shen

Sustainability: Following through after Paris

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

Commitments set in Paris to cut carbon emissions have big implications for real estate. Eric Usher explains what the 2°C upper limit means for investors 

The COP21 climate summit celebrates its landmark agreements

Renewable Energy: COP21 acts as a catalyst

January/February 2016 (Magazine)By Maha Khan Phillips

The sector will become increasingly important for institutional investors as environmental policies kick in. But, for now, renewable infrastructure valuations remain high, writes Maha Khan Phillips

Sustainability: Benchmarking the lenders

January/February 2016 (Magazine)

GRESB has extended its remit into real estate debt. Sara Anzinger explains why it is important to track the sustainability performance of lenders

Sustainability: Capturing the full value

November/December 2015 (Magazine)

Investors will prosper when they treat sustainability as an integral part of real estate asset value, writes Scott Muldavin

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Sustainability: Green and gold

November/December 2015 (Magazine)

Refurbishing SME office space to incorporate environmental features can be good for the planet, good for tenants – and good for investor returns, writes Simon Ringer

Sustainability: Being responsible is not a luxury

November/December 2015 (Magazine)

Developing sustainable facilities makes clear business sense for the world’s largest logistics landlord, writes Jeannie Renné-Malone

Sustainability: The rise of the Green Stars

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

Entities measured by the GRESB Sustainability index are making more plans, implementing more measures, and collecting more data, says Christopher Pyke

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Sustainability: Quantifying ‘green alpha’

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

It is now possible for investors to quantify ‘green’ alpha, which is created predominantly through active energy management, write Tim Mockett and Chris Strathon

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Sustainability: Work in progress

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

Progress has been made in bringing sustainability into institutional real estate investment activities. But more needs to be done, writes Don Jordison

Wind Farm

Energy: Renewable risk

Infrastructure, June 2015 (Magazine)

There are performance variables unique to renewable infrastructure. Aaron Konrad looks at the key criteria for analysing funds in the sector

Europe: The green continent

May/June 2015 (Magazine)

A new global index demonstrates the influence of EU regulation on sustainability performance of the region, writes Ben Farnell

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People moves: Pieter Hendrikse takes on Netherlands CEO role at JLL

Fri, 15 Sep 2017By IPE staff

JLL, RPMI Railpen, TH Real Estate, Bouwinvest, Amro Real Estate Partners

Museum of Art History, Vienna

Warburg HIH set to expand team and asset sources

Wed, 13 Sep 2017By Barbara Ottawa

Opening of new office in Vienna, Netherlands and Poland to follow soon, additional client base sought

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People moves: Brown leaves GIC to manage Charter Hall fund

Wed, 6 Sep 2017By IPE staff

Charter Hall, AXA IM-RA, Partners Group, Cushman & Wakefield, Oxenwood

Per Løken (let), Romain Veber, Norges Bank Real Estate Management

Norway’s SWF creates CIO roles for US and European real estate

Tue, 5 Sep 2017By

GPFG says investments will be split evenly between Europe and the US

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People moves: Alan Patterson to lead research at China’s Gingko Tree

Fri, 1 Sep 2017By

Aquila Capital, BMO Real Estate Partners, Savills Investment Management, ULI

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UK pension funds invest £262m in solar assets via Greencoat

Fri, 22 Sep 2017By

Infrastructure manager reports robust pipeline of solar power investments

Transition to a low-carbon economy brings investment risks and opportunities index

GRESB: European real estate moves 'beyond compliance' on ESG

Tue, 12 Sep 2017By IPE staff

European sector cuts carbon emissions by 3.1%, above 2.2% global average  

Greenway Portfolio, Houston, Texas

More than one quarter of Houston real estate vulnerable to floods

Fri, 1 Sep 2017By IPE staff

Parkway, biggest office landlord in the city, reports ‘minimal damage’

US Infrastructure

Analysis: Can Trump proposals really boost infrastructure investment?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017By Christopher O'Dea

US president announces executive order to streamline federal permitting  

Green building

Should investors accept a 65bps lower return for green buildings?

Mon, 31 Jul 2017By

LaSalle makes the case in its latest research report

Bridges Fund Management is building homes in Abbey Wood, UK

UK and US pension funds back £220m real estate impact fund

Fri, 30 Jun 2017By

Local authority funds among investors in latest fund from Bridges Fund Management

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