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Honest Buildings Expands Commercial Real Estate Platform Into the UK

Date: 02/27/2013

Company: Honest Buildings

Source: Yahoo Finance

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

Honest Buildings, the rapidly growing real estate network that connects decision makers to solutions providers for millions of commercial real estate buildings, announced today its first international expansion into the UK. (http://www.honestbuildings.com/uk)

Honest Buildings has unlocked information for over 14.1 million square meters (more than 9,500 commercial buildings) in the UK, with influential real estate firms, including Aviva Investors, British Land, and Henderson Global Investors, among many others, already using the platform.

“Whether you’re in London or Liverpool, are a billion-pound property owner or a small retail tenant, we’re thrilled to offer a new way to make real estate decisions faster and more efficiently than ever before,” said Nick Katz, Head of Market Development Europe for Honest Buildings. “The HB Network now has an online profile for nearly every UK property, making it easy to compare companies, projects and professionals and find the best solution for your real estate needs.”

As part of today’s launch, BRE Global has partnered with Honest Buildings to bring a new level of transparency to UK commercial real estate. For the first time on a web platform other than its own, BRE Global will display the environmental performance certifications of thousands of buildings that are certified under the BREEAM standard.

“We are delighted to partner with Honest Buildings to display information on thousands of internationally recognised BREEAM-rated buildings,” said Richard Hardy, Managing Director at BRE Global. “BREEAM is the most well established sustainable buildings standard, and the Honest Buildings partnership provides further recognition to the clients, developers and others to show major improvements in the sustainability performance of new and existing buildings.

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