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Mar 30, 2021
Managing Partner, Kelly Saito, Featured in Boston Common's April 2021 Issue

Managing Partner, Kelly Saito, Featured in Boston Common's April 2021 Issue

Mar 29, 2021
The Center for Active Design Recognizes Bower Nationally for its Best-in-Class Innovations to Enhance Occupant Health & Well-Being

The Center for Active Design Recognizes Bower Nationally for its Best-in-Class Innovations to Enhance Occupant Health & Well-Being

BOSTON — Green Cities Company announced their recently completed Boston property, Bower, has been awarded the 2021 Fitwel Best in Building Health Award, its flagship recognition program that identifies buildings enhancing human health via Fitwel®, the world’s leading certification system committed to building health for all. With nearly 2,000 registered projects and more than 660...
Mar 25, 2021
The Green Cities Company Receives PREA ESG Momentum Award

The Green Cities Company Receives PREA ESG Momentum Award

Recognizes Fund’s Innovative and Industry-Leading Approach to Adopting ESG Principles PORTLAND, Ore. – Mar. 25, 2021 – The Green Cities Company (“Green Cities” or the “Firm”) a real estate investment management firm, today announced that its Green Cities Fund III has been selected as the winner of Pension Real Estate Association’s (PREA) inaugural ESG Momentum...
Mar 19, 2021
PBJ Interview: New name, renewed mission for Green Cities Co.

PBJ Interview: New name, renewed mission for Green Cities Co.

The company formerly known as Gerding Edlen went through a big change last year. With the possibility of a sale to a third party, four people — Kelly Saito, Molly Bordonaro, PatrickWilde and Brent Gaulke — emerged from within the firm to buy out its investment management arm. The deal went into effect in April....
Dec 28, 2020
Biophilic Design Creates Better Environments in Residential Buildings

Biophilic Design Creates Better Environments in Residential Buildings

Nature-Inspired Rooms Promise Healthier, Calmer Living
Nov 5, 2020
Natural Elements Bring Mixed-use Building to Life

Natural Elements Bring Mixed-use Building to Life

Not even face coverings could hide the satisfaction of architects Don Copper and Janet Olson while crews continued to wrap up construction of the 17-story 5 MLK mixed-use building in Portland’s Central Eastside. Copper is a managing principal and Olson is a principal with GREC Architects, a Chicago firm known for designing lakeside high-rises in...
Aug 25, 2020
Designed for Healthier Living, Fenway Center’s Bower Opens for Leasing

Designed for Healthier Living, Fenway Center’s Bower Opens for Leasing

Who doesn’t want to live in a healthier home? Given the amount of time we’ve spent in our domiciles because of COVID-19, a healthy home is even more paramount. Back when Portland, Ore.-based Gerding Edlen took over Bower, the residential component of Boston’s new Fenway Center, healthier living was already among its priorities. “These are things...
May 28, 2019
Tomatoes on Your High-rise Roof: New Chicago Apartments Adding More Green Space Than Ever

Tomatoes on Your High-rise Roof: New Chicago Apartments Adding More Green Space Than Ever

Gerding Edlen is deeply committed to developing, retrofitting and managing highly sustainable buildings that not only positively impact the planet, but also impact residents’ lives. In a recent feature story, the Chicago Tribune examines renter demand for green space in urban environments, and how Gerding Edlen’s Fund III property, EMME Chicago, is delivering on this...