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NAREIM Dialogues: Spring 2017

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT MANAGERS 4 SIX TRENDS W HAT CAN WE EXPECT in the next several years with regards to sustainability and commercial real estate?" "What cultural, economic, and technological forces should we look to understand in order to shape our investment strategies in 2017?" Recently at Principal Real Estate Investors, portfolio managers, asset managers, operations managers, appraisers, and engineers gathered to explore these questions and assess the implications for the commercial real estate sector. We focused on the following six trends that represent large, global changes displaying many signs of acceleration in the industry: 1. MATERIALITY Moving from reporting to meaning Over the past several years, there has been a rapid growth in sustainability and corporate responsibility reporting. For example, the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) now includes data from 66,000 assets representing over $2.8 trillion in asset value. The United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment (UN PRI) annual survey represents over $59 trillion in assets. The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the National Association

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