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Sep 8, 2022
The Green Cities Company Advances Research Department with Appointment of Director, Research & Strategy

The Green Cities Company Advances Research Department with Appointment of Director, Research & Strategy

Portland, OR – September 8, 2022 – The Green Cities Company (Green Cities or the Firm), an investment management firm pioneering environmental and social responsibility in the real estate sector, is pleased to announce the hiring of Blake Walker as Director, Research & Strategy. In this role, Blake will oversee all macroeconomics and market specific...
Sep 6, 2022
Mergers & Acquisitions Recognizes 10 Firms as Honorees of the 2022 M&A Leaders in DEI

Mergers & Acquisitions Recognizes 10 Firms as Honorees of the 2022 M&A Leaders in DEI

Mergers & Acquisitions has recognized 10 firms as honorees of our 2nd Annual M&A Leaders in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. While private equity firms have traditionally lagged behind the financial industry overall in recruiting and retaining more diverse talent, this year’s honorees are looking to change that by implementing or accelerating DEI initiatives. They are leading the way...
Jul 29, 2022
Green Cities IV Adds Eighth Asset to Portfolio

Green Cities IV Adds Eighth Asset to Portfolio

The Green Cities Company announces acquisition of 230-unit apartment building, in San Diego, CA. The 230-unit apartment building currently known as Heritage, is located in San Diego’s Cortez Hill neighborhood with exceptional accessibility to commuter rails connecting to San Diego’s major employment hubs and within walking distance of 400+ shops, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and nightlife...
Jul 27, 2022
Green Cities Named to M&A 2022 PE Innovators in ESG

Green Cities Named to M&A 2022 PE Innovators in ESG

It’s no easy task to define, measure and achieve ESG goals. This year’s honorees are leading the way. Mergers & Acquisitions has named the winners of its 2022 PE Innovators in ESG. As ESG practices in the industry evolve, so do the programs of PE firms who have committed to developing and implementing them. Each honoree provided...
Jun 15, 2022
Taking Inspiration from Biophilic Design | NAREIM Spring Dialogues 2022

Taking Inspiration from Biophilic Design | NAREIM Spring Dialogues 2022

Using design strategies inspired by a connection to nature can improve multifamily tenant health and wellbeing, and thus outcomes. By: Lauren Winkler, Senior Director, ESG
May 4, 2022
2021 Annual Environmental and Community Impact Reports

2021 Annual Environmental and Community Impact Reports

Portland, OR – May 4, 2022 – The Green Cities Company (Green Cities or the Firm), an investment management firm pioneering environmental and social responsibility in the real estate sector, today announced the publishing of its annual Environmental and Community Impact Report (the Impact Report).  As the Firm continues to develop industry-leading, value-driving Environmental, Social,...
Apr 19, 2022
ULI Greenprint Leads the Way to Net Zero in the Real Estate Industry as Five More Members Align to its Net Zero Carbon Operations Goal

ULI Greenprint Leads the Way to Net Zero in the Real Estate Industry as Five More Members Align to its Net Zero Carbon Operations Goal

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 19, 2022) — The Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance announced today that five more of its real estate members have aligned to ULI Greenprint’s net zero carbon operations goal. These real estate leaders join the 25 ULI Greenprint members that have already adopted this goal to reduce the operational...
Apr 8, 2022
The Green Cities Company Advances Sustainability Commitment with Appointment of Senior Director of ESG

The Green Cities Company Advances Sustainability Commitment with Appointment of Senior Director of ESG

Portland, OR – April 8, 2022 – The Green Cities Company (Green Cities or the Firm), an investment management firm pioneering environmental and social responsibility in the real estate sector, is pleased to announce the hiring of Lauren Winkler as Senior Director of ESG. In this role, Lauren will create the overarching vision and direction...
Mar 30, 2022
The Dealmakers' Edge with A.Y. Strauss - a conversation with Molly Bordonaro focused on ESG and Profitability

The Dealmakers' Edge with A.Y. Strauss - a conversation with Molly Bordonaro focused on ESG and Profitability

The Dealmakers’ Edge with A.Y. Strauss highlights the stories, successes, and struggles behind major commercial real estate investors. Each episode offers a behind-the-scenes look at commercial real estate leaders and their unique edge. In the March 30, 2022 episode, Molly Bordonaro, Managing Partner of The Green Cities Company, joins host Aaron Strauss in a conversation...
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...