green buildings

LEASED: Challenge the status quo with NREP

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26 rue Philippe II, Luxembourg City: Ville Haute – CBD 26 rue Philippe II is one of the most central and choicest locations money can rent in Luxembourg. This property, under local private ownership, nestles between the Dior, Cartier and … Continue reading

Sustainability leads at DGNB Consense 2014

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Christophe Daudigny is all revved up! He is a certified DGNB Consultant, so of course he’s convinced about the energy and cost savings that sustainable buildings can achieve. But since he represented RealCorp at the Consense 2014 conference (1-2 July) … Continue reading

DGNB: The Highest Green Standard in Luxembourg

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German tech is famous for its high quality standards. Germany first granted certificates for sustainable buildings in January 2009. Standards for these certificates were first developed by the DGNB (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen e.V. or German Sustainable Building Council) … Continue reading

Green Certification: Do You Need It?

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Green building (also “green construction” or “sustainable building”) expands and complements classical building design concerns of economy, utility, durability, and comfort. It aims for environmentally responsible and resource-efficient structures and processes throughout a building’s life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, … Continue reading

Tenants and Investors Demand Green Certification

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Tehdi-Edouard Babigeon, RealCorp’s Head of Letting and Sales, recently answered some questions on the increasing demand for green certification witnessed by his Agency team. How often is the presence of a green certificate a factor in the perception of value … Continue reading

“Sustainability” moving centre-stage in commercial real estate

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As we move into 2012, it’s important to be aware not only of the major economic pressures that are having an enormous impact on the way we do business, such as the current squeeze on bank finance and the uncertain … Continue reading