Environmental, Social, & Governance
Committed to the highest standards
As a company, we seek to maintain the highest fiduciary standards in all aspects of our business.
Our Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) policies support and nurture investment performance and intend to produce competitive returns over time.
Sustainable development and management practices lead to more efficient operations and healthier building environments for tenants.
National demonstrates strong year-over-year improvement against its peers, earning Green Stars from the GRESB ® benchmarks for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 20221
Produce good jobs for workers and good work for contractors through our Responsible Contractor Policy
Created more than 139 million well-paying, labor hours since 2000
Recognized by Pensions & Investments as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Money Management (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)2
Seeking to maintain the highest fiduciary standards in dealing with all aspects of our business.
Adopting programs and strategies aimed at advancing ESG measures and engaging stakeholders in a collaborative manner.
Experienced and Stable Leadership
National has assembled an experienced leadership team, the core group of whom have collaborated for 20 years, consistently executing on its performance objectives.3
As of 03/31/2023
- The GRESB Rating was granted on 10/18/2022 for the calendar year 2021. A Real Estate Membership – Assessment Participation Fee of $5,000 was paid directly by National to GRESB.
- The Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management Program recognition was granted in December 2014 for the period ending 12/31/2014 and consecutively each December for the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022. Each year, a Participation Fee of $850 was paid directly by National to Best Companies Group for the “Insights Report Package” for employers having 25-99 employees as part of the Best Places to Work In Money Management program.
- National commenced operations on January 1, 2010. National’s key senior investment management personnel generally worked together at National’s predecessor firm, NEBF Real Estate, from 2000 through 2010. National was the result of a spin-out of an internal division of the NEBF, and all senior investment management, involved in real estate investments, transitioned from NEBF Real Estate to National.
Reports & Documents
Sustainability Report 2020
Committed to the highest standards, National demonstrates its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles and strategies
Whitepaper: Data Center FAQ
The most commonly asked questions about the increasingly critical aspect of our modern economic infrastructure, data centers.
What it takes for cities to stay viable in and after a pandemic
An interview with Institutional Real Estate, Inc. about urban core and the modern economy.
National’s ESG Policy
Our commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) business and management practices.
National’s Sustainability Objectives
The environmental standards defining our business practices, project conception, portfolio, and asset management
Whitepaper: How the Internet Works
An explanation of the infrastructure and mechanics of the internet, how data is stored, transferred, and monetized.
Investing in Data Centers
An interview with Institutional Real Estate, Inc. about data centers as an asset class.
Lessons From History
An analysis of how retail and industrial properties respond to constant change and chart new territory in the technological frontier.
Data Centers- A Fit for a Real Asset Portfolio
A deep dive into the core-plus risk-return attributes of this sector that make data centers a strategic fit for a real asset portfolio.
Whitepaper: Climate Change and Commercial Real Estate
How investors can evaluate risk and assess portfolio resiliency due to geographic markets most altered by climate change.
The Driverless Car Revolution
Why computer-driven telecommunication devices such as driverless vehicles will spur disruption, forcing real estate investors to re-examine their strategies.