Archive for the ‘J. Volume 3’ Category

3.00 Introduction

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   Preface, acknowledgements, introduction and description of papers included in this volume of JOSRE.

3.01 – Dynamics of Green Rentals over Market Cycles: Evidence from Commercial Office Properties in San Francisco and Washington DC

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This study examines the rental rate dynamics of green commercial office properties in the San Francisco and Washington DC metropolitan areas. Similar to previous studies, we find that green office properties enjoy rental rate premiums over comparable non-green buildings. Our models also suggest that green property rents may provide a […]

3.02 – Residential Land Values and Walkability

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   The aim of this paper is to determine to what extent the benefits of walkable neighborhoods are reflected in land values. We find that after controlling for population growth and lot size, land values generally increase with walkability and that this result is stable over time.   Authors: Stephanie Yates Rauterkus […]

3.03 – The Political Economy of Green Industrial Warehouses

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This investigation into the effects of environmental certification on commercial real estate properties expands our understanding of environmental certification and valuation effects by examining a previously unexplored property type: industrial warehouse facilities.   Authors: David M. Harrison and Michael J. Seiler

3.04 – Greening the Regulatory Landscape: The Spatial and Temporal Diffusion of Green Building Policies in U.S. Cities

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper explores the determinants of green building policy adoption and the spatial and temporal diffusion of such policies.   Authors: Constantine E. Kontokosta

3.05 – Explaining LEED Concentration: Effects of Public Policy and Political Party

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This study investigates the factors that influence the spatial concentration of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified buildings in the United States.   Authors: Eugene Choi and Norman G. Miller

3.06 – Valuing Green Home Designs: A Study of ENERGY STAR Homes

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   A number of researchers have attempted to isolate the incremental effect of energy efficiency on home value; however, few studies have benefited from the availability of a comprehensive and continuous indicator of home energy efficiency such as the ENERGY STAR program.   Authors: Bryan Bloom, MaryEllen C. Nobe, and Michael D. […]

3.07 – The Demand for Green Housing Amenities

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This study begins to fill the research void on this topic by examining how important green amenities are in the search for a home to purchase.   Author: Kimberly R. Goodwin

3.08 – The Role of Dual-pane Windows and Improvement Age in Explaining Residential Property Values

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   The results from a hedonic pricing model indicate a positive and statistically significant direct effect for residential transactions with improvements possessing the dual-pane window feature.   Authors: Ramya R. Aroul and J. Andrew Hansz

3.09 – Green Mark Certification: Does the Market Understand?

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This results of this study found that, although green certification commands a statistically significant premium, the different tiers of certification create confusion among market participants.   Authors: Kwame Addae-Dapaah and Su Jen Chieh

3.10 – The Process for Adopting an Energy Efficiency Code in Existing Homes: A Case Study of Boulder, Colorado’s SmartRegs Program

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This study analyzes the process the City of Boulder endured to adopt SmartRegs by performing a content analysis of public meeting minutes and conducting interviews with decision makers to identify barriers and success factors.   Authors: Laura Barrett, Scott Glick, and Caroline Clevenger

3.11 – Does Sustainability Pay Off for European Listed Real Estate Companies? The Dynamics between Risk and Provision of Responsible Information

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper follows the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative and the European Public Real Estate Association to investigate the quality of real estate-related sustainability information provided by European listed real estate companies in 13 countries.   Authors: Marcelo Cajias and Sven Bienert

3.12 – Facility Sustainment and Firm Value: A Case Study Based on Target Corporation

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper argues that increasing the level of facility sustainment (maintenance and repair) funding can increase firm value.   Author: Robert Beach

3.13 – The Cost of LEED: An Analysis of the Construction Costs of LEED and Non-LEED Banks

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This study is an analysis of the initial building costs for two Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) banks and eight non- LEED banks with similar building types and sizes located in western Colorado.   Authors: Chad Mapp, MaryEllen C. Nobe, and Brian Dunbar

3.14 – Creative Construction: The Capacity for Environmental Innovation in Real Estate Development Firms

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper examines three hypotheses: (1) green development adopters and their investors take a longer-term stake in projects; (2) price competition is less important than competition over quality, and (3) the developer takes greater control, especially in the provision of design and construction services.   Author: William B. Bradshaw II

3.15 – Sustainability and Graduate Business Education: An Analysis of the Need, Best Efforts to Date, and Curriculum Recommendations

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper examines the current state of green education by identifying the top graduate business programs that offer high quality education, relevant coursework, and sustainable campus-wide operations.   Author: Marnie L. Abramson

3.16 – 2011 ARES Journal Manuscript Prize Winners

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   2011 American Real Estate Society Manuscript Prizes