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The Future of Real Estate

January 16, 2019

It Comes Down to Three Things

For what seems like an eternity, “location, location, location” has been the mantra among commercial real estate professionals. Now, three new words are entering the real estate lexicon — environmental, social and governance — ESG

Due to a combination of drivers, environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns are gaining prominence among investors. The new Emerging Trends in Real Estate report from the Urban Land Institute and professional services firm PwC even went so far as to say that a “sophisticated approach to ESG practices can be critical ” Indeed, investors are taking note, seven of the 10 largest pension funds in the world now invest on an ESG basis.

It’s becoming a must-have, and for good reason. Given that buildings are long-lived assets, ESG factors contribute to future-proofing investments in real assets

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