Archive for the ‘J. Volume 2’ Category

2.0 Introduction

  Preface, acknowledgements, introduction and description of papers included in this volume of JOSRE.

2.01 – Green on Buildings: The Effects of Municipal Policy on Green Building Designations in America’s Central Cities

  This study quantitatively examines the effect of municipal policies on commercial green office building designations.   Author: Eugene Choi

2.02 – Corporate Real Estate and Corporate Sustainability Reporting: An Examination and Critique of Current Standards

  This article examines Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) corporate sustainability reporting standards and identifies existing and missing linkages with corporate real estate disclosures.   Authors: Steven P. Laposa and Sriram Villupuram

2.03 – The Operations and Management of Green Buildings in the United States

  This study examines the performance of green buildings from the operation and management perspective.   Authors: Norman G. Miller, Dave Pogue, Jeryldine Saville, and Charles Tu

2.04 – Carbon Markets: A Hidden Value Source for Commercial Real Estate?

  Real estate is one of the largest contributors to CO2 emissions yet the industry knows very little about this topic.   Authors: Aaron G. Binkley and Brian A. Ciochetti

2.05 – Indoor Air Quality and Office Property Value

  Urbanization and technological advancement have resulted in many urbanites working in window-sealed high-rise office buildings.   Authors: Kwame Addae-Dapaah, Tham Kok Wai, Mohd Jaafar Bin Dollah, and Yvonne Foo

2.06 – Location Efficiency and Mortgage Default

  Using a sample of over 40,000 mortgages in Chicago, Jacksonville, and San Francisco, we model the probability of mortgage default based on differences in location efficiency.   Authors: Stephanie Y. Rauterkus, Grant I. Thrall, and Eric Hangen

2.07 – Capital Markets and Sustainable Real Estate : What Are the Perceived Risks and Barriers?

  This paper examines the perceptions of the real estate capital market players regarding green buildings.   Authors: Louis A. Galuppo and Charles Tu    

2.08 – Uncertainty, Real Option Valuation, and Policies toward a Sustainable Built Environment

  Real option value can severely hinder investments in energy conservation in real estate.   Author: Emiel van der Maaten

2.09 – Owner-Tenant Engagement in Sustainable Property Investing

  When it comes to sustainability, improving existing buildings is arguably more important than developing better new facilities.   Author: Gary Pivo

2.10 – The Challenges of Identifying and Examining Links between Sustainability and Value: Evidence from Australia and New Zealand

  A commonly-accepted observation by industry stakeholders is that the financial benefits of sustainable real estate investment are inherently difficult to quantify (RICS, 2009).   Authors: George Warren-Myers and Richard Reed

2.11 – Integrating Sustainability and Green Building into the Appraisal Process

  Sustainability’s key concepts and impacts on real estate valuation have been largely sidestepped to date.   Authors: Timothy P. Runde and Stacey Thoyre

2.12 – Implementing ESG in Private Real Estate Portfolios: The Case of U.S. and Pan-Europe Core Fund Managers

  This paper provides an overview of current environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practice with some of the leading U.S. and pan-Europe institutional real estate open-end fund managers.   Author: Tamara Larsen

2.13 – Reducing Greenhouse Gases from Buildings in the San Diego Region: An Analysis of Local Government Policy Options

  This paper evaluates a range of policies within local government authority to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from electric and natural gas use associated with buildings.     Author: Scott Anders

2.14 – Energy Efficiency Improvements: Do they Pay?

  This study attempts to quantify the economic gains associated with investment in energy efficiency improvements (EEI) for commercial real estate.   Authors: Brian A. Ciochetti and Mark D. McGowan

2.15 – Teaching Sustainability: Applying Studio Pedagogy to Develop an Alternative Post-Hurricane Housing Solution Using Surplus Shipping Containers

  This paper illustrates the use of studio teaching as a technique for promoting an interdisciplinary approach to teaching students about sustainability.   Authors: Pernille Christensen and Elaine Worzala

2.16 – “Hey, Your Tree Is Shading My Solar Panels”: California’s Solar Shade Control Act

  This paper explores laws adopted in the United States at the state level to ensure that a property owner has access to direct sunlight.   Authors: Scott Anders, Taylor Day, and Carolyn Adi Kuduk

2.17 – Wind Farm Announcements and Rural Home Prices : Maxwell Ranch and Rural Northern Colorado

  This study examines the announcement affect of a proposed wind farm development on an 11,000-acre ranch in Northern Colorado on surrounding rural housing prices.   Authors: Steven P. Laposa and Andrew Mueller

2.18 – Journal Manuscript Prize Winners

  2010 American Real Estate Society Manuscript Prizes

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