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Volume 2, Number 1 - 2010
Preface, acknowledgements, introduction and description of papers included in this volume of JOSRE.
01 - Green on Buildings: The Effects of Municipal Policy on Green Building Designations in America’s Central Cities
This study quantitatively examines the effect of municipal policies on commercial green office building designations.
02 - Corporate Real Estate and Corporate Sustainability Reporting: An Examination and Critique of Current Standards
This article examines Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) corporate sustainability reporting standards and identifies existing and missing linkages with corporate real estate disclosures.
03 - The Operations and Management of Green Buildings in the United States
This study examines the performance of green buildings from the operation and management perspective.
04 - Carbon Markets: A Hidden Value Source for Commercial Real Estate?
Real estate is one of the largest contributors to CO2 emissions yet the industry knows very little about this topic.
05 - Indoor Air Quality and Office Property Value
Urbanization and technological advancement have resulted in many urbanites working in window-sealed high-rise office buildings.
06 - Location Efficiency and Mortgage Default
Using a sample of over 40,000 mortgages in Chicago, Jacksonville, and San Francisco, we model the probability of mortgage default based on differences in location efficiency.
07 - Capital Markets and Sustainable Real Estate : What Are the Perceived Risks and Barriers?
This paper examines the perceptions of the real estate capital market players regarding green buildings.
08 - Uncertainty, Real Option Valuation, and Policies toward a Sustainable Built Environment
Real option value can severely hinder investments in energy conservation in real estate.
09 - Owner-Tenant Engagement in Sustainable Property Investing
When it comes to sustainability, improving existing buildings is arguably more important than developing better new facilities.
10 - The Challenges of Identifying and Examining Links between Sustainability and Value: Evidence from Australia and New Zealand
A commonly-accepted observation by industry stakeholders is that the financial benefits of sustainable real estate investment are inherently difficult to quantify (RICS, 2009).
11 - Integrating Sustainability and Green Building into the Appraisal Process
Sustainability’s key concepts and impacts on real estate valuation have been largely sidestepped to date.
12 - Implementing ESG in Private Real Estate Portfolios: The Case of U.S. and Pan-Europe Core Fund Managers
This paper provides an overview of current environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practice with some of the leading U.S. and pan-Europe institutional real estate open-end fund managers.
13 - Reducing Greenhouse Gases from Buildings in the San Diego Region: An Analysis of Local Government Policy Options
This paper evaluates a range of policies within local government authority to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from electric and natural gas use associated with buildings.
14 - Energy Efficiency Improvements: Do they Pay?
This study attempts to quantify the economic gains associated with investment in energy efficiency improvements (EEI) for commercial real estate.
15 - Teaching Sustainability: Applying Studio Pedagogy to Develop an Alternative Post-Hurricane Housing Solution Using Surplus Shipping Containers
This paper illustrates the use of studio teaching as a technique for promoting an interdisciplinary approach to teaching students about sustainability.
16 - "Hey, Your Tree Is Shading My Solar Panels": California’s Solar Shade Control Act
This paper explores laws adopted in the United States at the state level to ensure that a property owner has access to direct sunlight.
17 - Wind Farm Announcements and Rural Home Prices : Maxwell Ranch and Rural Northern Colorado
This study examines the announcement affect of a proposed wind farm development on an 11,000-acre ranch in Northern Colorado on surrounding rural housing prices.
18 - Journal Manuscript Prize Winners
2010 American Real Estate Society Manuscript Prizes
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