Thursday, 25 October 2018 15:52

Legaro the highest rated green building in SA

Legaro, boutique developer of quality, exclusive lifestyle and commercial properties, recently walked away with the honours of being 2018’s highest rated green building in South Africa at the 11th Green Building Convention’s gala dinner held in October.

ABSA Towers Main and Jewel City to be redeveloped and linked to Maboneng.

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) honoured property owners, accredited professionals (AP) and individuals during the 11th Annual Green Building Convention’s gala dinner at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town on Thursday (4 October 2018).

The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) will host the 11th Annual Green Building Convention with several local and international heavyweights weighing in on the global race to achieve net zero carbon, water, waste and ecology buildings. 

With green building becoming a crucial part of developing smarter and more sustainable African cities, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is pleased to announce the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) as a key participant and sponsor of RICS Summit Africa 2018, set for Sandton this month.

JSE-listed diversified real estate investment trust Redefine Properties’ (JSE: RDF) strategy on solar energy is delivering cost efficiencies across the business and improving performance on key sustainability metrics.

Growthpoint Properties is the first South African company to issue a Green Bond on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The Growthpoint Green Bonds, for terms of five, seven and ten years, were issued and listed on the JSE on Friday, 9 March 2018.

Growthpoint Properties, the leading JSE-listed international property company, has commenced excavation for its new 35,000sqm premium-grade office development in Rosebank, called 144 Oxford.

Time is running out to reform the buildings and construction sector’s energy performance and keep the Paris Agreement on track, with the energy intensity per square metre of buildings needing to improve 30 per cent by 2030, according to new research released in Paris on Monday.

Readers of the coming Rode’s Report may notice that the publication no longer includes “location” as a determinant of grading.

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