New green property index could boost REIT investment in more sustainable properties

The goal of the index is to enable investment in REITs based on objective sustainability rankings.

August 08, 2013

A project by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the FTSE Group, and the U.S. Green Building Council to jointly develop a Green Property Index could help REITs attract some of the growing pool of socially responsible investment money slated for green investments. The goal of the index is to enable investment in REITs based on objective sustainability rankings.

(http://www.rew-online.com/2013/07/31/reits-lead-in-mainstreaming-green-building/)

         
 

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