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Savills IM secures planning permission and commences development of a ‘net zero carbon ready’ industrial led development in Cambridgeshire

Savills IM secures planning permission and commences development of a ‘net zero carbon ready’ industrial led development in Cambridgeshire

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM), an international real estate investment manager, has secured planning permission from South Cambridgeshire District Council and placed a building contract with Readie Construction Ltd to commence a net zero carbon ready industrial development known as Bourn Quarter on the outskirts of Cambridge.

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FP Foresight Sustainable Real Estate Securities Fund delivers strong sustainability-driven performance in its first year

FP Foresight Sustainable Real Estate Securities Fund delivers strong sustainability-driven performance in its first year

Independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager Foresight Group's (Foresight) Foresight Sustainable Real Estate Securities Fund (REF), has delivered a very strong first year of performance, with a total return of 14.13 per cent and an indicated yield of 3.8 per cent.

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Civitas Social Housing reaches national framework agreement with E.ON to reduce carbon footprint and energy costs

Civitas Social Housing reaches national framework agreement with E.ON to reduce carbon footprint and energy costs

Civitas Social Housing (Civitas), a care-based social housing real estate investment trust, has entered into a national framework agreement with energy provider E.ON to undertake environmental enhancements that will help to reduce the carbon footprint of the Company’s portfolio.

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Manulife Investment Management announces strategy to meet GHG reduction target of 80 per cent for its real estate assets by 2050

Manulife Investment Management announces strategy to meet GHG reduction target of 80 per cent for its real estate assets by 2050

Manulife Investment Management has released its 2021 Real Estate Sustainability report, which focuses on how the firm is driving leadership in sustainable real estate across our global organisation, and includes details on the greenhouse gas (GHG) model developed for real estate assets, which sets a reduction target of 80 per cent by 2050.