Sustainability | Building Engines
Building Engines Blog | Sustainability
Luring in tenants to your property in the highly competitive CRE market can be a huge challenge. Tenants need a property that not only meets their physical needs – such as space and location – but also one that provides a comfortable work environment with convenient amenities and green-friendly initiatives.
These days property owners and managers everywhere are talking about sustainability and “going green.” It’s no surprise that the Commercial Real Estate industry has embraced this trend. We often hear about new operational technology in this building or that building helping to make the world a better place. But recently I stumbled upon an article highlighting an environmentally-friendly fake: The Bank of America Tower in NYC.
A concern for the environment is placing pressure on businesses in every industry to develop sustainable practices. For property managers, environmentally-friendly services and programs are a way to improve tenant satisfaction and reduce expenses.
Hey, it’s Earth Day! So, what does that mean for your and your building? For you: We know you can never turn down an animated doodle, so go check out Google’s cycle of all four seasons seen below. For Your Building: Use this week to highlight your efforts to minimize environmental impact. This can be […]
As Building Engines CEO David Osborn points out in Going Green: Is It the Elephant in the Room? there is a tremendous economic, as well as environmental, value in going green. And it doesn’t always involve retrofits, energy consultants and LEED standards. “Preventive and Predictive maintenance is a key component of a sound and sustainable investment strategy,” says Raheem Cash of SustainableBusinessForum.com.