Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is an internationally recognized green building certification granted to high-performance sustainable buildings. Research has demonstrated that LEED buildings deliver superior financial performance and are more marketable.
Attract and Retain Tenants
- Differentiate the property
- Lease vacant space faster
- Attract marquee tenants, including professional services firms, brand-conscious corporations, and governments
Increase Rental Income
- Charge higher rents
- Increase occupancy
- Sell for higher dollars per square foot
Lower Operating Expenses
- Lower utility costs
- Improve O&M procedures
- Reduce maintenance costs
LEED for existing buildings is an ideal complement to other energy and sustainability projects, including energy audits, efficiency retrofits, and renewable energy. Additionally, many markets offer financial incentives to owners that elect to improve and certify their buildings.
To discuss whether LEED certification is appropriate for your properties, please contact us.