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Apr 4, 2023
The Green Cities Company Continues to Support Industry Leadership with Team Promotions and New Hires

The Green Cities Company Continues to Support Industry Leadership with Team Promotions and New Hires

PORTLAND, OR – APRIL 4, 2023 – The Green Cities Company (Green Cities or the Firm), a real estate investment management firm focused on multifamily with unique leadership in environmental and social responsibility , is pleased to announce the growth of the Firm with several new hires and team promotions. This expansion and promotion of...
Mar 1, 2023
Video Interview with Lauren Winkler, Senior Director, ESG - IREI: In Focus

Video Interview with Lauren Winkler, Senior Director, ESG - IREI: In Focus

How Decarbonization Can Provide Value for Investment Managers
Mar 1, 2023
ESG 360: The Green Cities Company's Holistic Lens on Impact

ESG 360: The Green Cities Company's Holistic Lens on Impact

A Q&A with Lauren Winkler, Senior Director, ESG Many firms are talking about environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations today.  As a vertically integrated real estate investment management firm, can you describe how Green Cities defines responsible investment? At The Green Cities Company, our values and practices are rooted in environmental stewardship, social impact, and...
Mar 1, 2023
Cleaning Our Air, One Building at a Time

Cleaning Our Air, One Building at a Time

A Structured Approach to True Decarbonization in Multifamily Real Estate Lauren Winkler, Senior Director, ESG THE CHALLENGE & THE OPPORTUNITY It’s difficult to open a media article, newsletter, blog, or conference agenda today without seeing some form of the words “net zero” or “decarbonization.”  Climate change – regardless of one’s view of its severity –...
Feb 14, 2023
The Attractiveness and Durability of Multifamily

The Attractiveness and Durability of Multifamily

Blake Walker, Director, Research & Strategy Investors are evaluating their portfolios amid the winds of change caused by the Federal Reserve’s end to quantitative easing and the “easy money” era. The headwinds of a rising (or, arguably, even flat) interest rate environment and decelerating economy require different considerations to portfolio construction and risk, where enduring...
Nov 16, 2022
Mergers & Acquisitions Introduces the 2022 PE Workplace Pioneers

Mergers & Acquisitions Introduces the 2022 PE Workplace Pioneers

Mergers & Acquisitions has named six firms as honorees for the inaugural Private Equity Workplace Pioneers. The latest in our series of annual honors programs recognizes private equity firms who are pioneering a new approach to address shifts in the workplace in recent years. The 2022 class of PE Workplace Pioneers have demonstrated leadership and innovation in...
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,...