M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal — Owners, Developers & Managers — Professional Services — November. 13 - December 10, 2020 — 9C Professional Services


AK BROOK, IL — CenterPoint Prop- erties announced the Proceeds from the green bonds will be used to fund projects CenterPoint demonstrates ESG commitment with closing of Inaugural Green Bond Issuance O

“CenterPoint’s executive leadership team strongly be- lieves this inaugural green bond issuance will greatly help us in our efforts to make a positive impact on the en - vironment,” said chief finan - cial officer Chris Papa . Vice president of ESG & Corporate Affairs, Elena Daniel , added: “At CenterPoint, we believe industrial real estate presents an opportunity and responsibil- ity to make our world greener and a better place for future generations.” CenterPoint strives to find smart logistics solutions to

cut carbon emissions, develop energy-efficient buildings that save resources and ensure proper disposal of hazardous materials to make tenants, communities and local envi - ronments safer. Sustainability is grounded in the company’s operations to help tenants preserve resources for years to come. As outlined in CenterPoint’s Green Financing Framework, proceeds from the green bonds will be used to fund projects including green building con - struction expenditures and the development and operational

maintenance and acquisitions of new, existing or refurbished buildings that receive LEED, ENERGY STAR and other industry-leading certifications. In addition, proceeds from the green bonds are eligible for funding energy-efficient projects within the company’s current portfolio related to equipment systems, opera- tional improvements and other sustainable maintenance. CenterPoint has years of experience adhering to green standards and environmental regulations. Over the past few years, it has grown its port-

folio of properties certified by USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). CenterPoint also con - tinually monitors and works to reduce water usage, energy utilization and the overall car - bon footprint of its properties using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager. CenterPoint will issue an annual Green Bond Alloca - tion Report reflecting the use of proceeds from the green bonds to finance or refinance eligible green projects until all proceeds have been fully allocated. MAREJ

closing of its i n a u g u r a l green bond i s s u a n c e pursuant to the private placement of $250 million of long-term, f i x e d - r a t e notes (the “green bonds”). The green bonds demonstrate the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitment. CenterPoint has a long-standing commitment to sustainability ingrained in its operations. Company lead- ers believe properly managed real estate can help protect the environment, revitalize local economies and improve the lives of workers. As a result, CenterPoint continually works to incorporate sustainability features into its core business. Chris Papa JRM Grows adds more than 70 years of combined industry experience NEW YORK, NY — JRM ConstructionManagement announced the recent addition of Sean Galvin as chief esti - mator in the firm’s New Jersey office, Antonina Caruso as director of business develop - ment and Edmund Shan- non as business development manager. Galvin brings more than 30 years of experience leading a diverse array of teams in the construction industry, while Caruso has worked on the business development and marketing side of commercial construction for more than 18 years and Shannon brings more than 22 years of business development experience. In her new role, Caruso works closely with executive leadership in generating new business opportunities and developing brand awareness, and has a proven track record of implementing key busi - ness development strategies, business relationships and credibility while establishing immediate rapport with new and potential clients. As business development manager, Shannon works closely with Caruso and is fo - cused on driving JRM’s growth efforts. MAREJ


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