Will Teichman of Kimco Realty Corp. says company incrementally adding green measures into leases.
Hotel REIT’s sustainability director highlights gains made by 2014 Leader in the Light winner.
Hannon Armstrong’s Jody Clark says REIT offers financing for longer-term projects.
Transparency, tenant engagement, guest involvement among trends highlighted.
Liberty’s Marla Thalheimer sees data collection as opportunity for REIT to connect with tenants.
HCP’s Tom Klaritch stresses importance of statistics matching utilization of building.
Federal Realty’s Chris Brown says sustainability program should reflect good business practices.
Forest City’s Jill Ziegler discusses the lessons learned from the company’s initial efforts to publish a sustainability report.
Hersha’s Bennett Thomas says Earthview program will boost portfolio value by $50 million.
NAREIT’s Calvin Schnure says fundamentals point to continued demand for multifamily housing.
NAREIT’s Brad Case says outperforming S&P 500 in January in line with historical trends for REIT market.
BAML’s Shawn Cepeda says green bonds let companies showcase sustainability initiatives.
Simon’s Mona Benisi sees growing emphasis on materiality in sustainability reporting.
Cliff Majersik of the Institute for Market Transformation says “split incentives problem” one of biggest impediments to green building.
John Forester of REIT Management & Research says tenants seeking more energy and water data.
Joshua Kagan expects sharp increase in energy efficiency transactions in coming years.
GRESB’s Nils Kok says REITs “at the forefront” of green bond issuance.
Vornado’s Sukanya Paciorek sees benefits to corporate competition in sustainability.
Digital Realty’s Aaron Binkley says real estate industry can promote utility grid stability.
RealFoundations’ David Stanford sees socially responsible investors as “significantly underinvested in real estate.”