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Green commuting

Top 30 Mid-Sized U.S. Cities for Green Commuting

A recent study of which mid-sized U.S. cities are leading the way in eco-friendly commuting analyzed several key factors including public transportation ridership, walking and cycling rates, carpooling engagement, access to EV charging stations, and the promotion of pedestrian and cycling commuting with green amenities and attractive urban environments.

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Due Diligence: Mitigating Risk, Maximizing Certainty

Although this year’s I.CON West conference is taking place in California, much of the due diligence session applies to the rest of the country. In all aspects of due diligence, the goal is the same: How do we get the project for our investors through the approval cycle with the least risk, time and expense?

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Sustainability regulations

Evolving Sustainability Regulations in Industrial CRE

Understanding the ever-evolving regulations and reporting requirements around ESG can be challenging. A panel of industry experts spoke to I.CON West attendees on why these regulations are about more than compliance. They can lead to market differentiation, improved communication with tenants, and interest from global investors.

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Warehouse with solar panels

NAIOP New Jersey: Let’s get the Next Energy Master Plan Right

Commercial real estate developers and owners recognize the important role they must play in combating the effects of climate change. NAIOP New Jersey is resolving to be part of the solution by improving energy policies so they’re workable, achieve tangible improvements in energy efficiency, and lower the use of carbon-based power sources in the commercial real estate sector.

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Industrial warehouse exterior

Steps to Reduce Embodied Carbon Emissions in Industrial Real Estate

Commercial real estate leaders who are looking to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the construction of new industrial buildings can make use of new measurement tools, data and information. While the steps to lowering the embodied carbon footprint of a project or portfolio are simple, they are not necessarily easy.

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Warehouse exterior

Examining the Impact of Embodied Carbon in Industrial Real Estate

Every industry is being challenged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, especially with the U.S. government’s commitment to combat climate change and increase funding for these efforts. The construction industry has a considerable impact on global greenhouse gas emissions primarily due to its significant contributions to operational and embodied carbon, accounting for 28% and 11%, respectively, of total emissions.

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Capitol Hill

A Full Fall Schedule Looms Over Congress’ Summer Break

August has arrived, which for Capitol Hill means that Congress is in recess until sometime in September. However, Congress left town last Friday with little agreement on a path forward for must-pass appropriations bills to keep the federal government operating past the start of the new fiscal year on Oct. 1.

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