Sustainable Retail Development: New Success Strategies

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Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 27, 2009 - Social Science - 216 pages
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Sustainable Retail Development, 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.

Sustainable Retail Development, should be essential reading for professionals in design, construction and operations of shopping centers and retail stores. Well illustrated, this volume features over 30 green retail developments from North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia, as well as interviews with 25 leading industry experts.

 

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Contents

1 Sustainability Matters
1
2 Green Buildings Around the World
21
3 What Is a Green Building?
41
4 The Business Case for Green Retail
67
5 Costs of Greening Buildings and Developments
79
6 Solar Power
87
7 Greening Shopping Centers
99
8 Greening Retail Buildings
113
11 Marketing Sustainable Retail Development
157
12 Sustainable Retail Organizations
167
13 The TenPoint Program for Retail Sustainability
179
Green Building Rating Systems Around the World
189
Author Biography
207
About the ICSC Research Scholar Program
208
About the International Council of Shopping Centers
209
Index
211

9 Greening Retail Interiors
129
10 Operating Green Retail Spaces
137

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Jerry Yudelson, P.E., M.S., M.B.A, LEED AP, is Principal, Yudelson Associates, a leading green building consulting firm. He has been a leading speaker at green building and real estate conferences in the U.S., Canada, the UK, Germany, Australia, and the United Arab Emirates, and has authored several books on sustainability.