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Commercial | May 2018 
Eco-Consciousness Is Within Reach
The combination of higher interest rates, compressed cap rates and increased operating costs have forced many players in the commercial real estate sector to search for alternatives to save on financi...
By Igor Zhizhin, president, American Street Capital LLC

Commercial | May 2018 
The Power of Green
Energy efficiency in buildings is one of the most powerful resources for achieving the world’s environmental goals. It also is an incredible economic opportunity for commercial real estate investors. ...
By Panama Bartholomy, director, Investor Confidence Project

Residential | April 2018 
Going Green in the Mortgage Industry
Reduce, reuse and recycle. These are the key objectives for going green and making more environmentally friendly decisions. Reducing the use of paper may be the first thing most people think of in a b...
By Susan Graham, president and chief operating officer, Financial Industry Computer Systems Inc.

Commercial | April 2018 
Green Financing Benefits Business
Issuance of so-called green bonds, which are backed by mortgages on climate-friendly assets, hit a record $155.5 billion worldwide in 2017. This year, that figure could reach $250 billion to ...
By Chrissa Pagitsas, director, Fannie Mae multifamily green-financing business

Commercial | April 2018 
Foster Green Investments
For commercial-property owners, investing in energy efficiency is increasingly moving from a nice-to-have perk to a must-deploy business tool. As energy costs and estimates of energy use within the U....
By Emily McLaughlin, senior associate, Institute for Market Transformation

Commercial | February 2018 
Building Green Can Make Dollars and Sense
  Case study Developers in Denver plan to build an 89,000-square-foot mixed-use complex with a construction budget of $13 million. They are looking for a way to reduce their equity contributio...
By Brian McCarter, CEO, Sustainable Real Estate Solutions

Commercial | November 2017 
CRE’s Future is Uncertain From a Legislative Standpoint
This year seemed to hold potential to be a fruitful one on the legislative front for the U.S. commercial real estate (CRE) industry, with proposals on big issues like infrastructure and tax reform loo...
By Robert M. Brierley, chair and chief electer officer, Buildding Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

Commercial | September 2017 
Capitalize on Opportunity With C-PACE Loans
At a Glance Things to consider with C-PACE financing As a mortgage broker accustomed to dealing with commercial mortga...
By Brian McCarter, CEO, Sustainable Real Estate Solutions

Residential | September 2017 
Is Green Worth the Green?
Energy costs, advances in technology, environmental concerns or the desire to be on the cutting edge all have driven advances in what are called “green” homes. A growing number of homeowners are inter...
By Michael Dresden, president, Dart Appraisal

Commercial | July 2017 
Accelerate Your Energy-Investment Game
Overhauling the United States’ aging commercial-building stock is an ever-present challenge for property owners and managers. Nearly half of all commercial buildings in the U.S. were built before 1980...
By Genevieve Sherman, Head of New Markets and Partnerships, Greenworks Lending

Commercial | June 2017 
Energy’s Hidden Risks and Rewards
Residential and commercial buildings accounted for about 40 percent of the nation’s total energy consumption in 2015, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The $400 billion spent ea...
By Cindy Zhu, fellow in the Building Technologies Office, U.S Department of Energy; and Holly Carr, energy technology program specialist, U.S Department of Energy

Residential | April 2017 
Planting the Seeds of Prosperity
Excellent landscaping can increase a property’s value by as much as 28 percent, according to a report in the National Association of Realtors’ online publication HouseLogic. Even good landscaping can ...
By Lara Hermanson, co-founder and principal, Farmscape Gardens

Commercial | April 2017 
Is Green Your Color?
Environmentally sustainable real estate is on the rise around the world, with consumer demand a primary driver in the U.S., even though perceived initial cost still constitutes a significant obstacle,...
By Ely Razin, CEO, CrediFi

Commercial | April 2017 
Alleviate Lending Headaches
There is no bigger headache for a broker or a property owner than getting a loan approved but then losing funding over an environmental issue. What can brokers do to protect their deals from this kind...
By D. Lynn Howells, underwriter, APEX Mortgage Corp.

Commercial | April 2017 
Financing Sustainability
Over the past several years, Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans have increasingly become part of commercial mortgage originators’ ongoing conversations with property owners. For originators, ...
By Alexandra Cooley, co-founder and president, Greenworks Lending; and Rebecca Disbrow, manager of commercial real estate underwriting, Greenworks Lending

 
 

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