MRI Software, a global leader in property and investment management solutions, is proud to announce the addition of RealFoundations to the MRI Software Partner Connect Program. RealFoundations is a global professional services firm providing management consulting, managed services and energy solutions to developers, owners/operators, service providers, institutional investors and corporate occupiers.
The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) has recognized Health Care REIT (HCN) and its pioneering new program called Green Arrow Building Certification (GABC) in a recent case study. The GABC program was developed by RealFoundations for HCN. Prior to 2014, HCN used the ENERGY STAR® label to certify and recognize its top performing properties.
RealFoundations is pleased to announce the promotion of John Holzman, Brent McFerren and Dylan Rhea to Managing Directors of the firm. In keeping with RealFoundations' practice of adding to its strength and expertise from within, the three managing directors bring a combined nearly 45 years of real estate management consulting experience to the company’s leadership team.
Celebrating 15 years of Making Real Estate Companies Run Better, Dallas-based RealFoundations wishes to express our gratitude to our more than 250 clients and 300 employees for helping reach this significant milestone. Beginning in 2000 with 18 employees and one client, Dallas-based Granite Properties, RealFoundations now operates out of four continents, delivering global solutions across three practice areas: Management Consulting, Managed Services, and Energy Solutions.
RealFoundations has expanded its Managed Services capabilities to provide Energy Services to real estate companies. RealFoundations Energy Services provides utility bill retrieval and processing, portfolio benchmarking, and analytics and reporting. With rising energy costs and scrutiny on corporate responsibility, real estate companies are focused on tracking, reducing and reporting on energy consumption and operational expenditure.
In a recent Realcomm Advisory Article, In the Trenches, (Vol. 15. No. 20) Chris Saah – President of TecFac – discusses Interaction Relationship Management (IRM) and Sustainability practices with David Stanford, an Executive Managing Director and Founder of RealFoundations. In this conversation, which is a continuation of the interview posted on March 19, David talks about the importance of expanding the scope of interactions to truly reach a number of participants both inside and outside an organization. David also discusses performance measures in the realm of real estate sustainability.
In a recent Realcomm Advisory Article, In the Trenches, (Vol. 15. No. 11) Chris Saah - President of TecFac - discusses the role of the CIO in corporate real estate with David Stanford, an Executive Managing Director and Founder of RealFoundations. In the interview, David describes RealFoundations' view on shaping a real estate company's operating model and the critical importance of understanding how its components - the functional model or the 'work' and all of the information required for the work that gets performed - come together. To read the entire interview, visit the Realcomm website.
A RealFoundations study on NAREIT's Leader in the Light (LitL) Program found that participating companies increased total investment in energy efficient projects by almost 30% from 2011 to 2013. The study also determined that savings from sustainability projects in 2014 almost doubled the previous three-year moving average.
RealFoundations ('RF') is actively hiring professionals with real estate expertise for its recently opened Chennai office. RF is a global professional services firm focused on helping real estate companies run better. RF’s Chennai office, with capacity to host hundreds of full-time professionals, offers accounting, data, energy, lease, and technology services to clients globally.
OSCRE International, a corporate member–based organization focused on the development and implementation of global standards for real estate information exchange, today announced this year's Board of Directors, which includes a new chairperson, eight incumbents and five newly elected members. Brad Sill, a ReaFoundations Director, was elected to the board.
The 2015 NAREIT® Leader in the Light Working Forum was held at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA January 21-22, 2015. The Working Forum is a hands-on collaborative workshop that provides NAREIT corporate members the opportunity to advance the sustainability conversation, and to better understand leading sustainability practices among their peers. Over 75 attendees representing a cross-section of the real estate industry, including 38 from NAREIT corporate member organizations, participated in the event.
RealFoundations ('RF'), a global professional services firm focused on helping real estate companies run better, opened an office in Chennai late last year. RealFoundations’ clients include some of the largest developers, owner/operators, homebuilders, service providers, institutional investors and corporate occupiers in the world. The largest across its nine (9) global locations, the Chennai office will offer accounting, data, energy, lease, and technology services.