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The market for sustainable property investment is evolving rapidly. Which changes in the wider environment impact the sustainability agenda? Important insights for investors, tenants, service providers and other interested parties.

Brucklyn

Climate neutral development: Brucklyn in Erlangen

Germany is aiming to make its building stock virtually climate neutral by 2050. In south Erlangen, the Jost Group is already making this vision a reality with its Brucklyn development. The 21,000 sq m living and working complex is scheduled for completion in 2020 and will deliver state-of-the-art climate neutrality. Digitisation of the residential and work areas is also a declared objective of the development.

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Logistics

Sustainable logistics properties: efficiency as a product

The logistics property of the future has one key attribute – efficiency, both in terms of use of space and energy consumption.

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Hotel

Hotel properties: it pays to be green

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in hotel development projects.

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Retail

Sonae Sierra: Sustainability within the business strategy

Sonae Sierra, the international company dedicated to develop and service vibrant retail-centred properties, has been committed to the principles of sustainability for over 20 years.

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Index

Global Transparency Index provides valuable guidance

Transparency has long been recognised as an important criterion in the decision matrix of investors in the real estate sector. The reason is obvious: the more transparent a market or country is, the greater the level of investor interest.

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DGNB

Sustainable building operation

The new DGNB certification scheme for in-use buildings covers nine criteria, all of which are geared towards improving and managing building operation under real-world conditions.

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Legislators

Legislators push for greater energy efficiency

Sustainability is high on the political agenda of many governments, as reflected in numerous national laws and regulations as well as international agreements and treaties. Property companies need to be aware of this mass of legislation when making investment decisions and managing their properties. It is also important to monitor ongoing legislative processes very closely in order to assess impacts at an early stage.

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Value

Enhancing long-term value

Sustainable planning and management of properties can boost quality and value, leading to higher rental income.

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  • Analyse

    Portfolio analysis delivers important insights

  • Leitlinien

    Industry guidelines provide orientation