Wallingford, CT The Connecticut/ Western Massachusetts chapter of SIOR hosted a “Greening of Commercial Real Estate” breakfast panel at The Farms Country Club. Approximately 65 real estate professionals were in attendance. David Brownell, northeast director of marketing for PES Structural Engineers, was the moderator for the event. Panelists were David Lehman, DECD commissioner; Jack Cunningham, director of sales for Environmental Solutions Corp.; Peter Ludwig from CT Green Bank; and Kim Morque, president of Spinnaker Real Estate Partners.
Also in attendance and providing a few comments were chapter member and past SIOR global president Mark Duclos, SIOR, CRE; and immediate past SIOR Global president Patrick Sentner, SIOR, FRICS.
ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance) initiatives were discussed from the perspective of most asset classes, the perspective of developers and end-users, likely future trends, along with costs and financing options.
The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors is the leading professional office and industrial real estate association. With 3,600 members in 45 countries and 722 cities, SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists. The SIOR designation stands unchallenged for excellence in the performance of real estate services and is universally recognized as the prerequisite in the selection of a commercial real estate broker, agent, or consultant.
Visit the Chapter’s website (www.siorct.com) to find additional information on the Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter, members, and upcoming events. Should you have questions or interest in the requirements and benefits of becoming an SIOR and joining the Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Chapter, please contact John Reed, SIOR at 860.987.4788.