Real Estate &

Building a better tomorrow by capturing the green premium
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Commitments & Recognition

We believe that environmental, social and governance best practices can enhance the performance of our clients’ investments both by driving value and decreasing risk.

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    Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Net Zero x 2050 commitment

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    In 2023, LaSalle achieved a 4-Star rating in Policy Governance and Strategy

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    First NAV REIT to appear in GRESB

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    Superior leadership, innovation, and commitment to environmental protection

Our Approach


Environmental Factors will drive long-term occupier & investor demand


Expected returns for green and non-green buildings will diverge


Active management can capture the green premium

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ESG Team

  • Elena Alschuler

    Elena Alschuler - Americas Head of Sustainability

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    Julie Manning - LaSalle Global Head of Climate and Carbon

Asset Level ESG Integration


JLL Income Property Trust assesses the sustainability of potential acquisitions through a due diligence checklist covering:

  • Energy performance
  • Current and potential certifications
  • Capital needs that present efficiency opportunities
  • Available incentives
  • Local market demand for sustainable buildings

Operations & Management

Improving operational efficiencies is a core tenet of JLL Income Property Trust's Asset Management. Energy & sustainability initiatives include:

  • Ongoing tracking of energy, water, and waste use
  • Energy & Sustainability Plan integrated into annual budget
  • Certifications such as LEED and Fitwel
  • Green guide for property managers
  • Energy procurement

Capital Upgrades

JLL Income Property Trust proactively invests in financially accretive projects as a matter of business and incorporates efficiency into capital upgrades:

  • Low cost & High IRR - Lighting improvements, HVAC controls
  • Solar where profitable, such as in CA, MA, DC
  • Capital plans, e.g., HVAC replacements


Tenants account for over 50% of a building’s environmental footprint. JLL Income Property Trust works with tenants on:

  • Green leasing
  • Efficient buildouts & TIs
  • Engagement programs

Case Studies

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The Penfield

1st apartment community in Minnesota to achieve Fitwel Certification

95 out of 100 Walk Score®

Green roof mitigates stormwater runoff and has a weather station for the local university

Case Study Pioneer Tower

Pioneer Tower

Unparalleled mixed-use urban environment with direct access to Pioneer Place, Portland’s #1 shopping destination

Achieved 10% annual energy reduction since acquisition

Convenient access to public transportation and pedestrian walkway

Case Study Pinole Point

Pinole Point Distribution Center

Engaged tenants Williams-Sonoma and Amazon to monitor energy consumption.

Achieved ENERGY STAR certification for both buildings demonstrating energy efficiency.