Certified Green Value: Why It's Worth More | LEED ND Green Building Finance Summit

  • Monday, May 13, 2013
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Appraisal Institute, 200 W. Madison, Chicago, IL 60606

Registration is available through the Congress for New Urbanism at http://www.cnu.org/cmp_pilot.

Join us at the unprecedented LEED ND Finance Summit:  Cheaper Cost of Capital, Insurance, Construction & Operations.

Covered at the Summit are MetLife’s 550 West Washington and Harper Court's Certified Green Value©: Why It’s Worth More http://mts.sustainableproducts.com//Capital_Markets_Partnership/Certified_Green_Value

At this link is the Summit Agenda, Registration ($95), an article explaining these market tested green building benefits by national leaders including Lauralee Martin, CEO, Jones Lang LaSalle, Vickie Tillman, former S&P Global Ratings Head, and a Solicitation for projects wishing to take advantage of the Green Building Cheaper Cost of: 

  • Capital
  • Insurance
  • Construction
  • Operations 

Hear from Chicago's LEED ND Developer Chris Dillion and Green Architect Doug Farr about Harper Court's LEED ND Certified Green Value© and Why it's Worth More.
Jones Lang LaSalle's EVP Bob Best will cover Certified Green Value© for the Firm's large institutional investor projects to maximize rents and tenant retention.  Fireman's Fund Allianz's Scott Steinmetz shows why insurance loss ratios are improved for green buildings and thus green building property insurance is cheaper.
Helen Kessler, FAIA, LEED Fellow with HJKessler & Associates explains why ANSI Integrative Process (IP) is included as a credit for all LEED V4 projects and reduces construction and operation costs.  Fireman's Fund issued its IP Risk Reduction Statement.  Jon Levey, Co-Founder, EVP, Chief Lending Officer Chicago's GreenChoice Bank is telling why the Bank provides green building cheaper cost of capital.
Karen Weigert, Chicago Chief Sustainability Officer will explain the City's new higher priority for energy efficiency, and CNU CEO John Norquist, Appraisal Institute President Rick Borges, MAI, SRA, and CEO Fred Grubbe are announcing steps taken to educate the appraisal and real estate finance communities on the valuation of high performance buildings. 
U.S. Green Building Council Founder and Capital Markets Partnership CEO, Mike Italiano, is summarizing Wall Street green building due diligence and underwriting released at the NYSE documenting with national statistically valid data that green buildings are worth more, and important LEED credits for toxin-free products promoted by the National Wildlife Federation.  The Summit is co-sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council - Illinois Chapter.
We look forward to seeing you there!  


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