Solutions

Comprehensive guidance and program support.

With expertise in commercial real estate of all flavors—including office, multifamily, hospitality, healthcare, retail, industrial, senior housing, and more—we offer strategic solutions to real estate practitioners and the associations and governments that support them.

Our process

At the property, portfolio, and market scale, we work iteratively with our clients to design, improve, and execute high-impact Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives:

Services and capabilities

We offer a range of solutions for the real estate community, whether you are just getting started or needing assistance taking the most advanced programs to the next level:
  • ESG program strategy, design, and implementation

    Comprehensive support and administration of ESG initiatives, tailored to integrate with real estate investment management practices, anticipate and address stakeholder needs, and meet fiduciary responsibilities.

    ESG program strategy, design, and implementation

    • ESG Roadmap overview
    • Program design and administration
    • Portfolio certification strategy overview
    • Sustainability fund development overview
    • Carbon management and renewable strategies
    • Policy research and development
  • Climate risk assessment, mitigation, and disclosure

    Assess, analyze, communicate, and address climate risks at the asset, fund, and enterprise levels in alignment with emerging industry frameworks and best practices.

    Climate risk assessment, mitigation, and disclosure

    • Climate risk assessment overview
    • Materiality assessments
    • TCFD and EU Green Taxonomy disclosure and analysis
    • EU Green Taxonomy evaluation
    • Mitigation strategy, planning, and implementation
  • Data management, analytics, and reporting

    Provide integrated utility data and analytics support, from the collection and aggregation of energy, water, and waste data to the design and development of management and stakeholder reports.

    Data management, analytics, and reporting

    • Utility data management and quality control
    • ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® setup and administration
    • GRESB, PRI, SDG, CDP response management and reporting
    • Asset/fund/portfolio reporting and dashboards
  • Curriculum development, training, and facilitation

    Design and administer knowledge transfer initiatives, training, workshops, and meeting facilitation to broaden organizational and market awareness, and gain stakeholder buy-in and collaboration.

    Curriculum development, training, and facilitation

    • Curriculum development and delivery
    • Workshop and strategic planning facilitation
    • Executive roundtables
    • Conference and event planning
  • Energy, water, and waste disclosure and compliance

    Comprehensive support and administration of state and local energy and water compliance for benchmarking and disclosure, performance standards, energy audits, and carbon tax.

    Energy, water and waste disclosure and compliance

    • Portfolio compliance risk assessments
    • State/local compliance management and reporting
  • Technical support and engineering

    Provide property teams with technical assistance, guidance, and engineering support to ensure successful implementation of operations, maintenance, technology, and cost reduction efforts.

    Technical support and engineering

    • Property assessments, site visits, and energy audits
    • Due diligence and acquisitions support
    • BAS upgrades
    • Technical evaluations, vendor sourcing, and proposal management
    • Performance playbooks, toolkits, and resource development
    • Remote site support and technical coaching
    • Commissioning and building tune-ups
    • Waste management audits
  • Stakeholder engagement, marketing, and communications

    Develop and execute strategies to engage stakeholders on sustainability initiatives, relate ESG successes and progress, and raise client’s competitive profile.

    Stakeholder engagement, marketing, and communications

    • Annual reports, social media, public relations
    • Industry awards and recognition
    • ESG program branding, messaging, and investor response management
    • White papers, case studies, and industry thought leadership
    • Graphic design, infographics, and data visualization
    • Industry awards and recognition
    • Tenant/resident engagement programs
    • Research, surveys, and segmentation analyses
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