Green buildings are constructed with energy, water, or gas efficiency measures. Often, these measures are incorporated at the design stage.
Why It Matters
Office tenants are more attracted to green buildings because they are environmentally conscious, often have fresher air, and offer more natural light. Green buildings are often LEED Certified and have high Energy Star Scores. Green buildings tend to have higher occupancy rates, lower operating expenses, lower operating expenses, and a higher net operating income.