UK homebuilders ranked on sustainability

Property and infrastructure company Lendlease has been ranked as the most sustainable firm in the construction sector. That’s according to the NextGeneration report, an annual benchmark which addresses the sustainability performance of the 25 largest homebuilders in the UK. It points out Lendlease’s commitment to sustainability with projects such as The Timberyard in Deptford and […]

Property firm cuts energy use in UK offices

Property firm JLL announced it has reduced its energy consumption at its UK offices by 38% per employee. The company claims the figure is “well above” the 10% target it has set globally. The reduction is the result of its UK sustainability strategy called ‘Building for Tomorrow’ launched last year, which set 15 targets across […]

Solar rooftops “boost value of commercial property”

“Does it come with solar panels?” – that may well be a question asked by businesses on the hunt for offices or factory space in future, suggests a report released today. It sketches out benefits of the energy source such as an “increase” in the value of the property because of extra income streams. Citing limited data, […]