Archive for the ‘J. Volume 4’ Category

4.00 – Introduction

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

4.01 – The Economics of Green Retrofits

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This is the first study focused on the economics of green renovations. Our findings are focused on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) buildings certified under the Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance (EBOM) certification scheme during the 2005–2010 period. We compare rents and occupancy rates, and investigate the types […]

4.02 – LEED US Commercial Office Market : Market Effects and the Emergence of LEED in Existing Buildings

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   In 1998, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) system as a certification program for sustainable building standards in new developments. The LEED system has garnered a great degree of attention from owners and developers in the U.S. commercial real estate […]

4.03 – Key Drivers and Barriers to the Sustainable Development of Commercial Property in New Zealand

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   In 2011 research was conducted to identify the key drivers and barriers to the sustainable development of commercial property in New Zealand (NZ) by surveying a cross-section of these market participants. The overall aim of the research was to identify any barriers that need to be overcome so that progress […]

4.04 – Sustainability and Income-Producing Property Valuation: North American Status and Recommended Procedures

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   The valuation of property with “sustainability” aspects is not a new property type nor does it call for a deviation from the traditional valuation methods for the appraisal of income-producing properties. However, there can be numerous and significant differences between sustainable and traditional properties that appraisers must consider, research, and […]

4.05 – A Market Evaluation of Colorado’s High-performance Commercial Buildings

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   Colorado’s real estate industry leaders remain skeptical about the financial benefits of high-performance commercial buildings. A survey and index were developed to understand the industry’s perspectives on public policies, programs, and market mechanisms. Additionally, a secondary data analysis was conducted to determine if these buildings command financial benefits for the […]

4.06 – Comparative Analysis of Housing in Conservation Developments: Colorado Case Studies

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   Conservation development (CD) is an approach to the site design of a development property that combines residential development and land conservation. CD has been heralded as an environmentally-friendly development alternative and a means to finance land conservation. We employ a Box-Cox hedonic methodology using transaction data for all CD subdivisions […]

4.07 – Sustainable Management of Real Estate: Is It Really Sustainability?

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   This paper investigates from a management perspective exactly what building owners and managers of commercial real estate are actually doing in the guise of sustainability. This research investigates key owners of real estate portfolios in Australia and New Zealand, and examines what they perceive sustainability to mean to their commercial […]

4.08 – Landscape Restoration and Stewardship Funded in Perpetuity Through Home-site and Golf Course Development

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   A challenge for sustainable development on restored landscapes is to secure funding in perpetuity for restoration. We report on a project that has provided a stable source of long-term funding for restoration in conjunction with development of housing, a golf course, and other amenities. At the restored site, historic grazing […]

4.09 – Sustainability for Suburbs

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   The purpose of this paper is to encourage dialogue resulting in action to address unsustainable suburban sprawl. This paper focuses upon suburbs out of recognition that regional and global sustainability is not approachable until the adverse impacts of suburban sprawl and decline are resolved.   Author: Errol Cowan

4.10 – 2012 ARES Journal Manuscript Prize Winners

[embeddoc url=”” height=”250px” download=”all”]   2012 American Real Estate Society Manuscript Prizes