Sustainable Retail Development: New Success Strategies
Sustainable Retail Development: New Success Strategies addresses the emerging issue of green retail buildings and retail development that will grow significantly in importance over the next half-decade, a trend seen throughout the developed world. This volume is a practical and comprehensive guide to greening retail real estate, including green building and marketing strategies, corporate sustainability programs and features a 10-point "action program" for greening any retail real estate portfolio. This book should be essential reading for professionals in design, construction and operations of shopping centers and retail stores. Well illustrated, it features more than 30 green retail developments from North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia, as well as interviews with 25 leading industry experts.
Leading green building expert and ICSC Research Scholar Jerry Yudelson presents a solid business case for greening retail real estate and shows how leading companies are advancing sustainable retail businesses.
"Sustainable Retail Development: New Success Strategies does an excellent job of discussing the opportunities available to retail developers for adopting high-performance building design. Addressing and understanding the split incentives between retail developers and their tenants is the first step to finding solutions that reward both sides." - Mary Lou Fiala, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Regency Centers
"An authoritative book which is not only a pleasure to read from cover to cover, increasing the knowledge of the reader with the turn of every page, but also a book that can easily be used for quick reference. A must for all wanting to know about the current state of sustainability in the retail sector." - Martin Townsend, Director, BREEAM