Green Efficiency Now a De Facto Requirement for Big Office Buildings in Metro Atlanta

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Green Efficiency Now a De Facto Requirement for Big Office Buildings in Metro Atlanta

by David Pendered
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Green Efficiency De Facto Req for Big Office Bldgs in #Atlanta http://bit.ly/2exSCgf via @SaportaReport @CBRE #sustainability @CBREgreen

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Pershing Point Plaza, in Midtown, clinched a deal with enviro-friendly Kaiser Permanente to lease more than a third of the green certified building. Credit: greenstone-properties.com

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:35am

CAMPAIGN: CBRE Environmental Sustainability

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When CBRE examined the demand for green certified office space in metro Atlanta, the example it highlighted in a new report was the decision by health data giant Kaiser Permanent to locate in a LEED certified building in Midtown.

Pershing Point Plaza is a prime example of an owner’s response to tenants who value energy efficient buildings. It’s older, built in 1960. And owners of the 410,357-square-foot building chose to keep up with the times to remain competitive in the Midtown market – earning a LEED Silver certification in 2013, according to the Green Building Council.

David Pogue, CBRE’s global director of corporate responsibility, said Monday that big buildings, measuring more than 250,000 square feet, in big markets, such as metro Atlanta, have little choice but to improve and document their energy and water efficiencies.

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Keywords: Green Infrastructure | CBRE | Environment | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Responsible Production & Consumption | SaportaReport

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