Journal of Property Investment & Finance: Volume 32 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Improving energy performance in commercial property

Do tenants pay energy efficiency rent premiums?

Jeremy Gabe, Michael Rehm

– Using a unique data set, the purpose of this paper is to test the hypothesis that tenants pay increased accommodation costs for space in energy efficient office property.


Assessing energy rating premiums in the performance of green office buildings in Australia

Graeme Newell, John MacFarlane, Roger Walker

Green office buildings have recently taken on increased significance in institutional property portfolios in Australia and globally. The key issue from an institutional investor…


Current market development of energy performance contracting: A comparative study between Hong Kong and Taiwan

Pan Lee, Tsun Ip Lam, Ren Jye Dzeng

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the current market development of Energy Performance Contracting (EnPC) in Hong Kong and Taiwan, focussing on four key aspects: first…

Energy efficiency in commercial buildings: capturing added-value of retrofit

John Morrissey, Niall Dunphy, Rosemarie MacSweeney

The purpose of this paper is to investigate, the functioning of value creating configurations and stakeholder interactions in networks of organisations of the retrofit industry…


Low carbon buildings: a solution to landlord-tenant problems?

Richard Greenough, Paolo Tosoratti

The purpose of this paper is to identify the factors present in successful energy efficiency investments that might indicate how to resolve the landlord-tenant dilemma in existing…


Learning from the “data poor”: energy management in understudied organizations

Kathryn B. Janda, Catherine Bottrill, Russell Layberry

The purpose of this paper is to present new empirical data on leases, energy management, and energy meters in the UK, with a particular focus on small and medium enterprises…

Commercial property retrofitting : What does “retrofit” mean, and how can we scale up action in the UK sector?

Tim Dixon

Progress in retrofitting the UK's commercial properties continues to be slow and fragmented. New research from the UK and USA suggests that radical changes are needed to drive…

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