How a medium-sized fund manager is outperforming on green buildings

Independent fund manager Castlerock Property has notched up a portfolio of mainly government tenanted office buildings with almost all meeting high environmental standards, with ambitions to go even further. This previously little-known company manages assets on behalf of unlisted property investment trusts including Auslink Property Trust, which holds 14 Centrelink offices, including regional offices in […]

New York scores a WELL first for resi

Developer Gale International has achieved the world’s first multi-residential WELL Building Standard certification for its 21W20 Flatiron luxury condominium project in Manhattan, New York. The project achieved Silver level under the pilot WELL Multifamily Residential Certification tool, based on achievements across seven categories of building performance – air, water, light, nourishment, fitness, comfort and mind. […]

Mirvac snags first WELL certification for 200 George Street

Mirvac’s 200 George Street HQ has become the first Australian building to get certified under the WELL Building Standard, achieving a GOLD rating. The announcement coincided with the annual Green Cities conference, where the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) also revealed plans to allow any type of building to become WELL-certified. 200 George Street already […]