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Planting the Seeds of a green revolution

Property Report 26.07.2011

Green office building boom in Asia?

Property Report 25.03.2011
Planting the Seeds of a green revolution

As green buildings continue to grow in popularity with consumers, The Seed @ Sutera Utama in Johor Bahru is adding to the trend. However, at The Seed, the effort goes beyond landscaping or design: residents are expected to donate their time and effort as well, according to The Star.

Green office building boom in Asia?

Asia may go through a boom in construction of green commercial buildings as demand for ecologically friendly office space grows, a global commercial real estate association has predicted.

Good environment for green buildings in Malaysia

Byron Perry Property Report 29.12.2010
REHDA: Malaysian green building boom must be driven by market demand

Development of green buildings in Malaysia has gained momentum but demand must be driven by the market, Malaysia’s Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (REHDA) president Datuk Michael Yam said recently.

Good environment for green buildings in Malaysia

Demand for green buildings will continue to rise in Malaysia in 2011, not only because more corporations are becoming environmentally aware but because they make financial sense as well.

Landlords urged to make their rental properties eco-friendly

Landlords are being strongly urged to renovate their rental properties to make them environmentally friendly as part of a new strategy entitled the Green Deal, which has been formulated by climate change secretary Chris Huhne, who recently unveiled details of the plans.

Green Building Challenge for the Region's Commercial Property Owners and Renters

Businesses and property owners who create energy-sustainable or "green" buildings can generate not only some good public relations, but up to hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual savings on heating and lighting costs as well, a panel of professionals in White Plains agreed.

Green Real Estate Investing Trends

JIM SIMCOE Bigger Pockets 17.10.2010
Green Real Estate Investing Trends

With 3 months left in 2010 there are some interesting green real estate investment trends emerging. Here’s what I am seeing:

SCCC Sustainable Development Report outlines commitment to Earth, Water, Wind, Fire and People

Siam City Cement Public Company Limited today (Monday, October 11, 2010) released its official Sustainable Development Report to underline its commitment to the Company’s responsibility towards the wide scope of society and environment.

Building the zero-energy home

Tina-Marie O’Neill The Sunday Business Post Online 05.10.2010
Building the zero-energy home

A Dublin architect who owns the first zero-energy house to have been built in Ireland will be among the speakers at the fifth Irish Sustainable Building Show that takes place at the RDS in Dublin from Thursday.

Eco real estate projects booming but lack standards

Eco friendly resort developments are of increasing popularity in the Vietnam real estate market. Yet as a new concept locally, no particular standards have been established and concerns have arisen that property investors may be provided with false information. With ‘greenwash’ a common concern in western markets, projects in Vietnam labeled as green could in reality have very few environmentally friendly attributes.


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