Vesta Recognized For Excellence In ESG By The Dow Jones Sustainability Index And The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Corporación Inmobiliaria Vesta, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Vesta”) (BMV: VESTA), one of the leading pure play industrial real estate developers in Mexico, today announced that the Company has been included within the Dow Jones Sustainability (DJSI) MILA Pacific Alliance Index, effective November 23, 2020, for the second consecutive year. Vesta was also highly ranked within the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) as one of 10 companies recognized for the most significant global score increase for outstanding performance in environmental stewardship, social responsibility and governance (ESG).

“Vesta’s position as an industry leader is due not only to ESG excellence in Industrial Real Estate but also to our values as an ethical company that operates with integrity and accountability throughout our organization. We are pleased that Vesta has again been included on the DJSI MILA Pacific Alliance Index as well as having

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JLL Income Property Trust Continues Its Leadership Position in Sustainability Efforts

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — JLL Income Property Trust, an institutionally managed daily NAV REIT (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX; ZIPTMX; ZIPIAX; ZIPIMX), built on its momentum in achieving sustainability benchmarks by earning a three-star GRESB Rating in the 2020 Real Estate Assessment. The rating comes from the leading, institutionally accepted, global non-profit agency committed to creating better places for people and communities. GRESB, which stands for Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark, evaluates the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real estate investment portfolios worldwide. This is JLL Income Property Trust’s third annual GRESB ranking, after becoming the first NAV REIT to earn a ranking in 2018. It has received either a three- or four-star rating over all three years.

“Good investing includes looking closely at ESG, and we pride ourselves on making investment decisions that incorporate the core principles of our environmental, social and governance policies,” said Allan Swaringen

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Landsea Homes Names Two New Corporate Vice Presidents Overseeing Sustainability And Technology Initiatives

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Landsea Homes, a Newport Beach-based homebuilder, has announced that Peter Beucke has been named as the new corporate vice president of innovation and sustainability, and Karen Dresher has been named as the new corporate vice president of information technology.

Beucke was most recently the vice president of corporate homebuilding operations for Landsea Homes. Prior to that, Beucke was division president in Landsea Homes’ northern California and Arizona markets. He also spent a decade in the solar and renewable energy space including time with SunPower Corporation and served as the chief operating officer at Phoenix Solar Inc. He also previously served as senior vice president, Bay Area division at Lennar, regional architectural manager for KB Home and is a licensed broker, contractor and architect.

“During his tenure with Landsea Homes, Pete has continuously shown strong leadership and made significant contributions to

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Dwell Development brings cutting-edge sustainability, and a reverence for preservation, to its renovation of 3 classic Seattle homes

SHAME ABOUT SEARS. Things were going so well there for a while — like way back in the early 1900s, when Sears, Roebuck and Co. sold houses. Whole houses. In kits. Through that fabled catalog. Meaning: Home sweet home — from the nails to the pipes to the siding — arrived in boxes. Major assembly required.

And you thought that Ikea bookcase was tough.

The Backstory: Dwell Development adds a sepia tinge to its groundbreaking green catalog

Sears sold 70,000 or so of those so-called Modern Homes — all with high-quality materials and, clearly, excellent instructions: An estimated 70% of them are still standing. Meaning: There are more active Sears kit houses these days than there are active Sears stores.  

Mar Gonzalez and Adam Sedo live in one of the oldest (and, likely, most active, considering they have a 2-year-old son). It’s a lovely, sturdy specimen of Sears Roebuck Modern

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Starwood Property Trust Announces Inaugural Private Offering of Sustainability Bonds

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: STWD) (the “Company”) today announced that it is offering $300 million aggregate principal amount of its unsecured senior notes due 2023 (the “Notes”) in a private offering.

The Company intends to allocate an amount equal to the net proceeds from the offering to finance or refinance, in whole or in part, recently completed or future eligible green and/or social projects. Eligible green and/or social projects are projects that meet specified eligibility criteria in alignment with the four core pillars of the Green Bond Principles, 2018, Social Bond Principles, 2020 and Sustainability Bond Guidelines, 2018, and include investments in, financings of and/or acquisitions of one or more of the following: (i) renewable energy, (ii) green buildings and (iii) affordable housing. Net proceeds allocated to previously incurred costs associated with Eligible Green and/or Social Projects will be available for

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