Towards a Greener Future

Market report on sustainable real estate

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Real estate is responsible for the majority of Europe’s carbon emissions and the industry will be at the forefront of any reduction in carbon and other sustainability improvements. DLA Piper surveyed more than 100 European real estate investors, asking a series of questions about trends in sustainability, green certification and documentation and the reasons for the increasing importance of sustainable real estate and this report highlights some of the reasons why the real estate industry is embracing green real estate and will continue to so do over coming years.