Jamestown is a global, design-focused real estate investment and management firm with a 40-year track record and a mission to transform spaces into innovation hubs and community centers. Since its founding by Christoph Kahl in 1983, Jamestown has executed transactions totaling approximately $40 billion. As of March 31, 2023, the company has assets under management of $12.5 billion and a portfolio spanning key markets throughout the U.S., Europe, and Latin America.
PORTFOLIO-WIDE LEADERSHIP COMMITMENTS
50% GHG reduction in 10 years
20% reduction in Energy Intensity
JAMESTOWN IS PARTICIPATING IN THE FOLLOWING DOE PROGRAMS:
|Better Climate Challenge||Better Buildings Challenge|
|Better Buildings Alliance||Low Carbon Pilot|
Sustainability is integrated throughout Jamestown’s business operations, and the Jamestown Green team works with multiple departments to reduce utility costs and the environmental impact of buildings in the firm’s portfolio. Jamestown Green has institutionalized management best practices in reporting by benchmarking energy, water, waste, and carbon footprint data for asset and facility managers, investors, and other stakeholders. The firm uses third-party certification and voluntary reporting programs such as ENERGY STAR, LEED, and the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).
Jamestown signed on to the Better Climate Challenge, committing to a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across a 10.2 million-square-foot portfolio over 10 years. Jamestown has a number of short-term sustainability targets to reach that goal, including energy audits, building management software implementation, renewable energy production, EV infrastructure, and improving resilience to climate risks.
|GHG Emissions Goals|
|50%Reduction in Scope 1 & 2 Emissions||Progress|
|20%Reduction in Energy Intensity||Progress|
|18%Equivalent Cumulative % Improvement|