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From the archives: Current Issues in Green Real Estate Development: Project Location Considerations

From the archives: Current Issues in Green Real Estate Development: Project Location Considerations

When choosing to build green as a differentiator, and not in pursuit of specific government incentives, a clear trend appears to be emerging. At the end of the day, green building is still a real estate transaction like any other that must be profitable to its capital contributors in order to be viable. Therefore, it is best to analyze a potential green development site primarily on the basis of its acquisition price, cost to build, and projected market value, as built. Any marketing appeal as a result of building green should be viewed as little more than a modest value enhancement, under most circumstances and site locations. In short, if the construction or development project makes sense without building green, it will make all the more sense by building green, especially given the bridging of the gap in construction costs between green construction materials and tradi...

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