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What's Happening from Environmental Building News New Index Could Bring New Investors to Green Building By Paula Melton Novel investment pathways known as investable green property indices could open the floodgates to new sources of capital for millions of square feet of building stock, according to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), which partnered with investment analyst FTSE and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts to lay the groundwork. The new indices will allow real estate investment trusts (REITs) to target specific green property types, and the same metrics will help financial analysts compare and fund REITs based on objective sustainability rankings. Financial Performance of Green Buildings Commercial properties with LEED or Energy Star certification outperform conventional buildings, charging higher rent and selling for higher prices. S...

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