Citizenship

Citizenship

We believe we can drive value for all stakeholders through embracing environmental sustainability and social responsibility.

One of Harrison Street's core guiding principles is to operate with integrity and transparency and to seek innovative solutions that build value at all levels.  Socially and environmentally sustainable practices not only align with, but are present in HSRE’s corporate identity and business strategies.

2016 Accomplishments

  • 2016 Best Places to Work By Pensions and Investments
  • 60 Energy Audits comprising 37% of the portfolio
  • GRESB Survey: Core Fund outperformed peer group in four of the seven categories
  • 640 mwh of solar production across six properties

Core Fund Strategic Goals

  • Measure outcomes of efficiency retrofits and publish economic case studies for our stakeholders
  • Engage our supply chain, including developers, third-party operators, and joint venture partners, in order to advance sustainability practices at our assets
  • Continue to train staff on efficiency retrofits and monitoring in order to identify opportunities, track performance, and prove returns 
  • Expand number of ENERGY STAR awards and LEED EB:O&M certifications
  • Enhance coverage of tenant satisfaction surveys to all sectors

Firm-Wide Strategic Goals

  • Provide a custom-designed, intensive leadership training program for the Firm's managers
  • Implement an internal employee development platform offering a broad array of personal and professional development opportunities for HSRE employees
  • Implement enhanced Security & Fire/Life Safety programs and applications at our urban mid-rise and high-rise assets 
  • Apply continuous focus to process rigor throughout the entire organization