Balfour Beatty Communities


Challenge Commitment
50Million Square Feet
Goals Progress
20%Reduction in Energy Intensity1.9%Cumulative (vs. Baseline)

Balfour Beatty Communities is a diversified real estate services company delivering development, design, financing, construction, renovation, property and facilities management services in the multifamily, student and government housing sectors. A leader in the industry, Balfour Beatty Communities has more than 44,500 residential units and $5.5 billion in real estate assets under management and has developed or renovated more than 27,000 units with a total value of close to $4 billion. Balfour Beatty Communities has more than 1,200 employees and is a subsidiary of Balfour Beatty Investments, Inc. Balfour Beatty Investments is part of Balfour Beatty plc, an international infrastructure group that delivers world class services essential to the development, creation and care of infrastructure assets; from finance and development, through design and project management to construction and maintenance.

Balfour Beatty Communities has committed to reducing energy consumption across its portfolio of military, student and multifamily housing—44,000 homes across 26 states—by 20% over a period of 7 years. As a Better Buildings Challenge participant, Balfour Beatty Communities will leverage innovative strategies to implement energy efficiency, demand side management, and renewable energy deployment.