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Jan 13, 2022
Garrett Harker, of Eastern Standard fame, coming back to the Fenway with four new restaurants

Garrett Harker, of Eastern Standard fame, coming back to the Fenway with four new restaurants

Reaches deal to launch in new apartment building along Beacon Street, with restaurants set to open next year When local hospitality legend Garrett Harker was forced to close his three celebrated restaurants last year — Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks, The Hawthorne, and Island Creek Oyster Bar — it was clear that he left a...
Dec 10, 2021
Bower Honored with MAA 2021 Sustainable Living Innovation Award

Bower Honored with MAA 2021 Sustainable Living Innovation Award

Bower is located in the Fenway Park neighborhood of Boston, MA. The property is owned by Green Cities Fund III and managed by Greystar. Bower offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes averaging 749 square feet. The property is designed to use 21% less energy than a typical building. Bower features Biophilic Design which supports...
Dec 7, 2021
Green Cities IV Announces Acquisition of Caldwell

Green Cities IV Announces Acquisition of Caldwell

The Green Cities Company is pleased to announce their recent acquisition—Caldwell in Lynn, MA. The 259-unit multifamily apartment property is located 11.5 miles north of downtown Boston positioning its residents to experience the outstanding quality of life offered by the fast-growing neighborhood of Lynn with easy access to downtown Boston.  Caldwell is located directly adjacent...
Nov 18, 2021
The Green Cities Company Continues to Lead the Way in ESG

The Green Cities Company Continues to Lead the Way in ESG

The Green Cities Company is a leader in the investment, management and development of highly sustainable properties that drive financial returns for investors while creating positive benefits for tenants and local communities. We are pleased to announce that Green Cities continues to earn recognition for the successful execution of responsible investment strategies.  GRESB Annual Report  Green...
Nov 16, 2021
Leading in Times of Change - NARIEM Dialogues, Fall 2021

Leading in Times of Change - NARIEM Dialogues, Fall 2021

By Bill Ferguson and Zoe Hughes As the Covid-19 pandemic is speeding up changes in the industry, cultural shifts are happening on the ground. Firms are having to rethink strategies for attracting and retaining talent, for succession planning and for ensuring the longevity of their organization within a growing industry. NAREIM and Bill Ferguson of...
Nov 15, 2021
DJC TopProjects 2021, 5 MLK Awarded 2nd Place in Mixed-Use Category

DJC TopProjects 2021, 5 MLK Awarded 2nd Place in Mixed-Use Category

Project: 5 MLKSubmitting Company: The Green Cities CompanyLocation: PortlandCost: ConfidentialOwner/Developer: Green Cities Fund III, LP / Green Cities DevelopmentArchitect: GREC ArchitectsEngineer: GlumacAdditional Engineering Firms: KPFF Consulting Engineers, Place StudioGeneral Contractor: Hoffman ConstructionSubcontractors: Ambrose Glass, BASCO, Bastion Security, Big Trees Today of Oregon, BrandSafway (Safway), Bridgetown Appliance Installation, CCS, Cell-Crete, Cherry City Electric, Chicks of All Trades, City of Roses Disposal & Recycling, Coffman...
Nov 15, 2021
The Green Cities Company Named to M&A 2021 PE Innovators in ESG

The Green Cities Company Named to M&A 2021 PE Innovators in ESG

By Keith Button Mergers & Acquisitions names the 2021 PE Innovators in ESG, including, the Green Cities Company. For a firm to have a successful ESG program, its executive leadership has to fully embrace its ESG values and strategy, says Renee Loveland, director of ESG for the Green Cities Company, a real estate private equity manager based in Portland,...
Oct 26, 2021
The Green Cities Company Announces the Acquisition of Vert

The Green Cities Company Announces the Acquisition of Vert

The Green Cities Company is pleased to announce their recent acquisition—Vert in Warner Center, CA. The property marks the sixth acquisition for Green Cities IV Value-Add Fund. The newly developed 277-unit apartment property was completed in August 2020. The developer completed the construction and leased-up the building during 2020-2021. Green Cities will continue to drive...
Aug 10, 2021
The Green Cities Company Leads with Innovation and Transparency in ESG Reporting

The Green Cities Company Leads with Innovation and Transparency in ESG Reporting

The Green Cities Company has created a broader and more inclusive platform to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals within our firm and a more transparent measurement system for our investors. The result, The Green Cities Index (GCI), is an innovative and unique approach to measuring material ESG impacts throughout our portfolio.  Driven by the...
Jun 17, 2021
The Green Cities Company Announces the Acquisition of Apartment Building–The Estelle

The Green Cities Company Announces the Acquisition of Apartment Building–The Estelle

The Green Cities Company is pleased to announce their recent acquisition—The Estelle in Los Angeles, CA. The property marks the fifth acquisition for Green Cities IV Value-Add Fund. The 61-unit apartment property was recently completed and built to condominium level finishes by the original owner, offering tenants high-end finishes, spacious floor plans and an expansive...
May 12, 2021
Bower Marks a New Phase of Transit-Oriented Infill Development in Boston

Bower Marks a New Phase of Transit-Oriented Infill Development in Boston

Designed by The Architectural Team, the two-tower complex counts ample train connections among its sustainable features. by James McCownMay 12, 2021 For the sports-crazed city of Boston, the new Bower residential complex might have the ultimate amenity: a view of Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, from the landscaped roof. “On game days,...
May 4, 2021
2020 Environmental and Community Impact Reports

2020 Environmental and Community Impact Reports

Critical to our approach towards ESG is our own Green Cities Index, which measures the ESG performance of our asset, funds, portfolio and firm across a broad measurement standard incorporating environmental performance, health and wellness, social equity and climate change mitigation. This rigorous reporting is detailed annually in our own Environmental and Community Impact Reports....