From Todays Facility Manager:
CoreNet Global and Jones Lang LaSalle 2009 sustainability survey key findings:
- 74% say they are willing to pay a premium to retrofit space that they own for sustainability criteria;
- Sustainability is a critical business issue today for 70% of respondents and 89% consider sustainability criteria in their location decisions;
- Green building certifications are always considered by 41% and energy labels by 46% in administering their portfolio; and
- 60% are adopting workplace strategies to meet sustainability goals while reducing overall occupancy costs.