Landlords of greener properties can yield higher rents according to a study by Nils Kok of Maastricht University in The Netherlands and Avis Devine of the University of Guelph in Canada. By looking at 58 million square feet of property managed by Bentall Kennedy over a decade the study found that not only could landlords of environmentally-friendly buildings bring in higher rent but they also achieved higher occupancy rates, renewals and tenant satisfaction.
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