Issue 48 Cover

“Canadian pension plans hold more than $100 billion of real estate assets. In 2012, pension plans allocated on average 10 per cent of total assets to this investment type, the highest number on record. With this clout, institutional investors play in important role in promoting sustainable building practices in new construction and existing building retrofits”

Well-known Canadian business publication Corporate Knights asked Quinn & Partners to contribute to its April 2014 Sustainable Buildings issue. In this article Francisca Quinn reviews the business case for incorporating sustainability considerations in institutional property investing, provides investor examples and reports on market leaders’ portfolio return.

Download the article here: Sustainable Buildings Boost Value of Institutional Portfolios

By: Francisca Quinn