Improve Portfolio Performance 

Since commercial buildings’ energy use accounts for approximately 18 percent of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the commercial real estate industry can benefit from and promote using tools to measure its environmental footprint. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star

Industrial Goes Green 

In the last few years, building green has evolved from an idealistic concept shared by a niche group of developers to a mainstream phenomenon in the commercial real estate industry. Most tenants demand energy efficient, sustainable facilities while

LEEDers of the Pack 

As sustainable design gains a foothold in the commercial real estate sector, many industry professionals see this as a chance to become knowledgeable on all things green. While buildings can earn the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and

LEEDing the Way 

Opus Northwest management is incorporating green features into Crescent ridge Corporate Center I, in Minnetonka, Minn., according to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design’s Existing Building guidelines. To stay in the black, commercial real estate owners,