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CS Real Estate Fund Green Property

CS REF Green Property

Credit Suisse Real Estate Fund Green Property (CS REF Green Property, sec. no. 10077844) is the real estate fund that focuses on sustainable construction. It invests in high-quality new construction projects that are located in strong economic regions in Switzerland. In the selection of new building projects the focus is on sustainability. The aim is to ensure that the properties and projects meet the strict requirements of greenproperty. Credit Suisse Global Real Estate seal of quality. This seal for sustainable real estate includes ecological, economic, and social aspects. It assesses five quantitative and qualitative criteria: utilization, infrastructure, energy, materials, and life cycle. The fund has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 2013. CS REF Green Property has been merged with CS REF PropertyPlus since July 1, 2016.

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Top 5 Projects/Properties

Lakefront Center

Lakefront Center, Lucerne

  • Construction year: 2006
  • Year purchased: 2004
  • Utilization: Commercial
  • Market value in CHF: 117.5 Mio.
  • Rentable area: 22,323 m2

Foyer, Zug

  • Construction: 2012
  • Year purchased: 2010
  • Utilization: Commercial
  • Market value in CHF: 96,2 Mio.
  • Rentable area: 13,668 m2
  • Certification: LEED Platinum, Minergie-ECO, greenproperty Gold

Accu, Zurich

  • Construction year: 2006
  • Year purchased: 2004
  • Utilization: Mixed
  • Market value in CHF: 174.7 Mio.
  • Rentable area: 29,690 m2
  • Certification: greenproperty Bronze
Neugutstrasse 2-6

Neugutstrasse 2-6, Wallisellen

  • Construction: 2010
  • Year purchased: 2013
  • Utilization: Mixed
  • Market value in CHF: 128,8 Mio.
  • Rentable area: 19,466 m2
  • Certification: Minergie

Uptown, Zug

  • Construction: 2011
  • Year purchased: 2008
  • Utilization: Mixed
  • Market value in CHF: 100,5 Mio.
  • Rentable area: 13,094 m2
  • Certification: Minergie-ECO, greenproperty Gold

Fund Manager

Urs Frey

Urs Frey 

Urs Frey (1971) has worked in Real Estate at Credit Suisse since 2010.

He completed an architectural drafting and commercial apprenticeship, after which he worked in various real estate companies for several years.

From 2004 to 2010, he was head of real estate management for the canton of Lucerne. Then he joined Credit Suisse. He worked initially as Asset Manager for the CS REF PropertyPlus and CSA RES Commercial portfolios. He has been fund manager of CS REF Green Property and CS REF PropertyPlus since 2013. The latter has been merged with CS REF Green Property since the middle of 2016.

In 1995, Frey earned a Swiss federal specialist certificate in real estate management, and three years later a Swiss federal specialist certificate as a real estate agent and administrator. In 2009, he successfully completed a Master of Advanced Studies in real estate management at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.


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