Oak Brook, Illinois-based CenterPoint Properties has joined the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance. The initiative is a worldwide alliance of the foremost real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to improving the environmental performance of the real estate industry, with a particular emphasis on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions.
CenterPoint Properties develops, redevelops, manages, leases and sells state-of-the-art warehouse, distribution and manufacturing facilities near major transportation nodes, focusing on large rail, port and trucking infrastructure assets. The company also works with government agencies and other organizations with complex development projects that require specialized skills and clearances.
“CenterPoint is excited to join the ULI Greenprint Center network to advance our efforts in making a positive impact on the environment,” said Elena Daniel, vice president of ESG and corporate affairs at CenterPoint Properties. “We believe industrial real estate presents an opportunity and responsibility to make our world greener and being a part of this influential network will help us do that.”
The cumulative holdings of Greenprint members total nearly 9,000 properties in 32 countries with a value of more than $750 billion. Greenprint members are at the forefront of efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and increase asset values by incorporating sustainability into all aspects of development and building operations. With demand rising from investors and tenants for environmentally conscious space, Greenprint members are raising the bar for high-performing, sustainable buildings.
CenterPoint Properties is joining existing members BlackRock, CalPERS, Clarion Partners, CommonWealth Partners, DWS, GID, GLL Real Estate Partners, Granite Properties, Heitman, The Howard Hughes Corporation, Jamestown Properties, JLL, Kilroy Realty, LaSalle Investment Management, LendLease Americas, Morgan Creek Ventures LLC, Parkway Properties, PGIM Real Estate, Prologis, Rudin Management Company, Savanna, SL Green, Sonae Sierra, Tishman Speyer, The Net Group and Zurich Alternative Asset Management.