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Sustainability is now a ‘must have’ in real estate.

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  • Business is changing

    Sustainability, once considered a nice-to-have, is now a real-estate imperative that averts future risks, prepares businesses to manage changing regulations, and adds recognisable business value.

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  • By the numbers

    • 90% of UK homes use fossil fuels for heating, cooking, hot water
    • 66% of homes get an Energy Performance Certificate of D or worse
    • 68 Megatonnes: the amount of emissions emitted by residences in 2018
    • 80% of the buildings in use by 2050 are those that have been constructed before today

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  • Doing well by doing good

    • In recent months, JLL has reported that sustainability is hot on the market for real estate investors…
    • Net zero carbon buildings in central London are becoming highly desirable. 
    • Buildings that are certified sustainable see a 14% bump in interest…
    • And an average 80% of occupancy and let agreements. 
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