GRESB welcomes Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers as a member
Cornerstone is a diversified global real estate adviser with expertise in public and private real estate debt and equity, managing or servicing over $42 billion of assets for their clients.
It is committed to sustainable investment and has incorporated many green initiatives into the daily management of its real estate assets from recycling programs and building automation systems to high-efficiency lighting retrofit programs.
Cornerstone is an important addition to GRESB’s membership community and we look forward to working with the team over the coming Survey years.
Land Securities joins GRESB
GRESB is pleased to welcome Land Securities as a member.
Land Securities is the largest commercial property company in the United Kingdom and a member of the FTSE 100. Founded in 1944, the company now owns and manages more than 26 million square feet of property, from shopping centres to London offices.
Land Securities is committed to making its operations as environmentally sound and energy efficient as possible. Its work in this area covers everything from using innovative new sources of energy to promoting reuse and recycling in its office buildings.
We are delighted that Land Securities has become a GRESB member and we look forward to working together in 2014 and beyond.
City Developments Limited joins GRESB
City Developments Limited (CDL) is a Singapore listed international property and hotel conglomerate involved in real estate development and investment, hotel ownership and management, facilities management and the provision of hospitality solutions.
CDL’s network spans over 80 locations across 27 countries, including Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America and New Zealand/Australia. The Group is fully committed to environmental sustainability and has been taking the lead in shaping Singapore’s built environment since the 1990s.
We are delighted to welcome CDL to GRESB.
USAA Real Estate Company joins GRESB
USAA Real Estate Company is a dedicated real estate investment management firm managing over USD12 billion of assets. Its experience includes office, industrial, multi-family, retail and hospitality with a focus on the United States.
USAA Real Estate Company is committed to energy and sustainability management and its management strategy includes active efforts to reduce energy use and adapt more sustainable operations. Speaking about its decision to join GRESB the organization said “USAA Real Estate Company has always been committed to the business case for high performance sustainable real estate and thus, GRESB membership aligns with our goals to drive continued improvements in our performance financially and environmentally.”
Everyone at GRESB looks forward to working with USAA Real Estate Company.
Dexus Property Group becomes a member of GRESB
DEXUS Property Group (DEXUS) is one of Australia’s leading real estate groups, investing directly in high quality Australian office and industrial properties.
With over USD13 billion of assets under management, DEXUS also actively manages office, industrial and retail properties located in key Australian markets on behalf of third party capital partners. DEXUS creates value for all its stakeholders by integrating Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability objectives into every aspect of operations.
Prudential and Pramerica Real Estate Investors join GRESB
Prudential Real Estate Investors is the real estate investment management and advisory business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), and ranks among the world’s largest real estate investment managers.
PREI® manages a wide range of investment strategies on behalf of clients around the world. The company will also participate with GRESB outside of the U.S., where it operates as Pramerica Real Estate Investors in Europe, the Middle East and certain countries in Asia.
PREI participates in GRESB’s annual survey and is committed to providing environmentally sustainable real estate investments worldwide, while operating their businesses in a sustainable manner.
We look forward to working with PREI.
GRESB in the press
2013 GRESB Survey Results Press CoverageNovember 28, 2013
You can view a selection of the articles here:
NAREIT Names 2013 Leader in the Light Award WinnersNovember 15, 2013
The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) today announced the winners of its annual Leader in the Light Awards, which honor NAREIT member companies that have demonstrated superior and sustained
energy use practices.
U.S. REITs Making Headway on SustainabilitySeptember 24, 2013
Nils Kok, co-founder and director with Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), joined REIT.com for a video interview at NAREIT’s headquarters in Washington.
Cultivating Green DataJuly 26, 2013
REIT Magazine July 2013. To access the article click here
Bringing Benchmarking to the C-SuiteJune 21, 2013
National Real Estate Investor, July 2013. To access the article click here
Benchmarking on trackJune 19, 2013
IP Real Estate Magazine May/June 2013. GRESB has launched its latest survey on sustainability performance in the real estate sector. Philippa Shire and Elsbeth Quispel explain.
To access the article click here.
Green Leases Go MainstreamJune 10, 2013
Property EU Magazine, June 2013. GRESB’s Head of Sustainability Elsbeth Quispel contributes to an article about the implementation of green leases.
Click here to view the article.
REIT.com Commercial Real Estate Sustainability Progressing in the United StatesApril 2, 2013