Supply, demand and the value of green buildings (RICS)

Published March 2012

In the current debate on global climate change, buildings are increasingly considered by policy makers, corporations and institutional investors to represent vehicles for achieving energy efficiency, carbon abatement and corporate social responsibility.

This shift in the perception and use value of buildings has led to changes in investment and regulations towards the built environment over the last decade, gradually moving commercial property markets towards increased levels of energy efficiency and sustainability.