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The Key to True Sustainability in Real Estate: An Integrated, Full-Life-Cycle Approach.

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Did you know that buildings are responsible for 29% of US CO2 emissions? 

That stark statistic makes it clear that real estate owners and operators of all kinds must redouble their focus on improving building sustainability in the years to come. But, since sustainability can mean so many different things, what does that look like in practice? The following article provides various examples of what it looks like to us, and outlines some of the lessons we’ve learned while focusing on this critical issue. 

Property-level initiatives of all kinds can have a valuable impact. In 2020, Ponce City Market earned a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business designation, an important milestone in an effort that started during the redevelopment of the property. Before the Atlanta BeltLine was bustling with activity, Jamestown had a vision that many Ponce City Market tenants and visitors would be arriving by bike. After the unprecedented installation of…

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