Parks That Protect — Cramer Hill Waterfront Park

Cramer Hill Waterfront Park Overcoming Camden’s history of economic and environmental justice challenges, Cramer Hill Waterfront Park has turned an 86-acre (35 ha) municipal landfill into an urban oasis containing abundant green space and direct access to two rivers. With the community’s vision, nonprofit organization support, and effective intergovernmental collaboration, Cramer Hill was able to […]

Health and Social Equity in Real Estate — Schuylkill Yards

Community-Serving Park and Comprehensive Neighborhood Investment at the Schuylkill Yards Development At Schuylkill Yards, Brandywine Realty Trust—a national, fully integrated REIT—went beyond bricks and mortar to respond to the needs of the West Philadelphia community in the long-term master plan for the 14-acre site. The team has prioritized health and social equity with a $16.4 […]

Revitalization of the Point Neighborhood

[Project Summary] [The Site] [Planning] [Development] [Project Profile] [Under Construction] [Funded] [Permitted] [Financing] [Community Building] [Observations and Lessons Learned] [Project Information] [Interviewees] [Credits] QUICK FACTS  Location  Salem, Massachusetts Project Type District/Corridor/Community Site Size 195 acres Land Uses Community center Health care facility Affordable housing Transitional housing Multifamily rental housing Park Parking Public open space Recreation […]

Landlord-Tenant Collaboration (Transparent Energy)

For one building owner, a tenant in a triple-net lease established the goal of reducing its carbon emissions in line with the Paris Accord by purchasing 100 percent renewable energy for its offices by the year 2030. To achieve this goal, the company had already begun purchasing Green-e certified RECs to cover 100 percent of […]

Renewable Energy Strategies for Real Estate — On-Site Project Profile: Scaling Up On-Site Solar (Prologis)

A global owner, operator, and developer of logistics real estate, Prologis incorporates the global energy team into Prologis Essentials, a platform to help its customers (building tenants) access various services and solutions for their warehouses. This platform seeks to resolve customer pain points, from racking and forklifts to meeting renewable targets and accessing renewable energy. […]

Renewable Energy Strategies for Real Estate — On-Site Project Profile: Renewable Energy as Part of the Pathway to Achieve Net Zero Carbon (Hudson Pacific Properties)

Hudson Pacific Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT) with over 19 million square feet (1.8 million sq m) of office and studio properties, believes that climate change is one of the greatest risks to the environment and recognizes real estate’s critical role in being a part of the solution. Reducing the portfolio’s carbon footprint […]

Renewable Energy Strategies for Real Estate — On-Site Project Profile: Long-Term Value from On-Site Renewable Energy (Heitman)

Heitman, a global real estate investment management firm, carefully considers ESG principles during the investment process. This provides opportunities to create value, reduce risk, and enhance investment returns. Heitman is also committed to reducing operational carbon emissions of the private equity portfolio under its control to net zero by 2030. Acquiring assets that have implemented […]

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