Archive for the ‘J. Volume 1’ Category

1.1 – International Comparison of Sustainable Rating Tools

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper undertakes an international comparison of global sustainability tools and examines their characteristics and differences.   Authors: Richard Reed, Anita Bilos, Sara Wilkinson, and Karl-Werner Schulte

1.2 – Effect of LEED Ratings and Levels on Office Property Assessed and Market Values

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This study examines the effect of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ratings and certification levels on Assessed (AV) and Market Values (MV), while controlling for a property’s characteristics and its location.   Author: Sofia V. Dermisi

1.3 – An Investigation of the Effect of Eco-Labeling on Office Occupancy Rates

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper investigates the effect of eco-labeling on the occupancy rates of commercial offices in the United States.   Authors: Franz Fuerst and Patrick McAllister

1.4 – Green Buildings and Productivity

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   The cost to provide healthier environments is modest compared to the benefits.   Authors: Norm G. Miller, Dave Pogue, Quiana D. Gough, and Susan M. Davis

1.5 – How Risky Are Sustainable Real Estate Projects?

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   Recent empirical evidence on rent and occupancy premiums associated with sustainable buildings is used to evaluate risks and returns associated with green real estate development projects.   Author: Jerry Jackson

1.6 – Removing Market Barriers to Green Development

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper examines how the market may intentionally or unintentionally create barriers to green development practices.   Author: Christopher Choi

1.7 – The Effect of State and City Green Policies on the Market Penetration of Green Commercial Buildings

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   Pro-green building policies originated in the not-for-profit sector, and have worked their way into public policy since their inception in the early 1990s.   Authors: Robert A. Simons, Eugene Choi, and Donna M. Simons

1.8 – Sustainable Real Estate Development: The Dynamics of Market Penetration

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper uses three different data sources to examine the rate of growth of sustainable development practices.   Author: John Goering

1.9 – Sustainability of Sustainable Real Property Development

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper investigates commercial buildings users’ perception of the benefits of green buildings and how this perception influences their decision to occupy and/or invest in them.   Authors: Kwame Addae-Dapaah, Liow Kim Hiang, and Neo Yen Shi, Sharon

1.10 – Step-by-Step to Sustainable Property Investment Products

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper sets out a strategy for the development, implementation, and widespread dissemination of sustainable investment products (sustainable property funds) for the property industry.   Authors: Christoph Rohde and Thomas Lu

1.11 – The Green Building Impact Report 2008

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This is the executive summary of the first annual Green Building Impact Report, an in-depth look at how LEED-certified and built-to-LEED buildings are affecting land, water, energy, materials, and employee productivity.   Author: Rob Watson

1.12 – Personal Perspectives on LEED Management and Investment

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   In May of 2009, Jason Tuomey conducted interviews that provide some in-the-trench perspectives on the sustainability trends in real estate.   Author: Jason Tuomey

1.13 – Journal Manuscript Prize Winners

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”] 2009 American Real Estate Society Manuscript Prizes