27 Jan '15, 3pm

From #energy to engagement, REIT expertise can improve #green efforts at government properties #sustainability

From #energy to engagement, REIT expertise can improve #green efforts at government properties #sustainability

On December 19, 2007, President George W. Bush signed the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), setting sustainability goals for Federal agencies and requiring them to improve their environmental performance. Thus began a massive effort to green Federal operations, with many state governments following suit with sustainability initiatives of their own. The trend has affected not only the agencies themselves, but also the multitude of organizations servicing them, including owners of commercial real estate that lease properties to government entities. The US General Services Administration (GSA) is responsible for overseeing operations and maintenance of government-owned and -leased facilities across the country. Property owners wishing to lease to Federal agencies must be able and willing to maintain their properties in accordance with GSA sustainability standards, ...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2015/federal-aid/

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