One Central Park, a green multi-use building in Sydney, Australia, was celebrated for its sustainable design.
Allen Morris Co., a Fort Lauderdale-based firm that focuses on commercial development, has become known across Florida for a portfolio of more creative office projects that focus on sustainability. In the last decade, the firm has developed 4M SF of LEED-certified buildings in the Southeast.
But ask Director of Construction Scott Flately if Allen Morris is using its sustainable focus as a talent attraction tool and he’ll pause. He believes that over the last few years, many new hires have sought out the firm based on its body of work.
“The younger generation does probably think about sustainability more,” Flately said. “I never thought about it as a way to attract talent. To be honest, I don’t think we do enough of it, and we need to be doing more.”
Sustainability has become a