When SEC chair Gary Gensler testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs recently, he was clear, if not detailed, that disclosures about climate risk, as well as human capital and cybersecurity, were on the short list.
Roughly 43.5% of companies want to downsize their office footprint after the coronavirus pandemic ends, a recent survey found.
The Comprehensive Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or “Superfund”) imposes strict, joint and several liability on responsible parties for remediation of contaminated properties.
Operators in the nascent cannabis industry have a lot to worry about on a daily basis, but compliance with state and federal environmental laws hasn’t been an issue of concern for most.
Nearly 1 in 3 Americans live in a county hit by a weather disaster in the past three months, according to a new Washington Post analysis of federal disaster declarations.
Like nearly every industry, the Covid-19 pandemic has rattled the commercial real estate (CRE) sector. As businesses reopen, owners are being forced to make tough decisions, such as whether or not they should continue to rent office space.
Cities should take a multidimensional approach to climate change. Based on insights gleaned from our survey, we recommend that cities view climate action through five lenses: governance, innovation, risk reduction, operational sustainability, and climate equity.
The world has become increasingly more urbanized, especially in America. Despite being one of the largest countries on the planet, over 80% of the U.S. population currently is concentrated in key metropolitan areas, and this urban concentration is only expected to increase in the coming years.
The shift to hybrid work has the potential to have a huge impact on the battle against climate change — if the real estate industry can change its idea about the best way to make a profit, and corporate occupiers change their view on what constitutes an environmentally friendly building.
The Texas Property Code allows developers and their attorney wide discretion on the types of provisions that may be set forth in a set of governance documents for a community.