Sustainable Real Estate

Multidisciplinary Approaches to an Evolving System

  • Thomas Walker
  • Cary Krosinsky
  • Lisa N. Hasan
  • Stéfanie D. Kibsey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Lisa N. Hasan
    Pages 1-5
  3. Sherif Goubran, Tristan Masson, Margarita Caycedo
    Pages 11-31
  4. Regulatory Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. Pernille H. Christensen, Jeremy Gabe
      Pages 35-76
  5. Market-Driven Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
  6. Delivering Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable Energy

  7. Sustainable Cities and Communities

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 449-452

About this book


This edited collection broadens the definition of sustainable real estate based on industry trends, research, and the Paris Climate Agreements. Discussions encompass existing and new buildings throughout their life cycle, the financing of their development and operations, and their impact on the surrounding environments and communities. This broader perspective provides a better understanding of the interconnected nature of the environmental, societal, communal, political, and financial issues affecting sustainable real estate, revealing the wide-ranging impact of practitioners' decisions on the sustainable real estate system. Bringing together carefully selected articles from leading global academic and practitioner experts from urban planning, design, construction, and finance, this collection brings to light new opportunities and innovative transdisciplinary solutions to as-yet unresolved problems.


sustainability construction green investment real estate finance community development green building fiscal responsibility social responsibility environmental responsibility

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Walker
    • 1
  • Cary Krosinsky
    • 2
  • Lisa N. Hasan
    • 3
  • Stéfanie D. Kibsey
    • 4
  1. 1.David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable EnterpriseJohn Molson School of Business Concordia UniversityMontreal, QCCanada
  2. 2.Yale UniversityNew Haven, CTUSA
  3. 3.David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable EnterpriseJohn Molson School of Business Concordia UniversityMontreal, QCCanada
  4. 4.John Molson School of Business Concordia UniversityMontreal, QCCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-94564-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-94565-1
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking