21 Sep '11, 3pm

Cost-effective efficiency improvements can save building sector up to $33 billion per year by 2030:

These partnerships are great news for the commercial real estate sector and will ultimately benefit commercial property tenants and building owners with lower operating costs. The spin-off job creation is also much needed and will hopefully translate into an economic boost by creating skilled jobs. Monster Commercial Real Estate is an information website for tenants and building owners; providing valuable insight to help owners and tenants adopt sustainable solutions to reduce costs and creat healthier workplaces. The challenge is in motivating tenants as well as building owners to act now! We do have an excellent article on our site regarding the split incentives issues.

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