With the development and introduction of the "greenproperty" quality seal in 2009, Credit Suisse Asset Management's Global Real Estate unit set the stage for more sustainability in real estate. For the past ten years, the quality seal has served as a guide to making long-term investment decisions.
Many people use platforms like iTunes and Uber on a daily basis. What makes the business models so attractive, how do they differ from traditional business models, and to what extent do they impact the real estate industry beyond Airbnb?
Sustainable investments are very much in vogue. But how can the theme of sustainability be successfully implemented with real estate investments? And can sustainable investments really hold their own on the performance front? The Global Real Estate department of Credit Suisse Asset Management is convinced they can, and pursues a comprehensive sustainability approach in its real estate portfolio.