Manager case studies

With approximately 900 real estate and infrastructure managers participating in the GRESB Assessments, we launched a series of case studies to explore the ways in which real assets managers integrate GRESB into their investment processes and decision-making – from engaging with investors and benchmarking their performance against peers to identifying risks and opportunities.

With more than 20 years of experience, abrdn’s infrastructure capital team invests directly in public-private partnerships and concession style infrastructure assets globally, focusing on essential public services, social mobility, and decarbonization with the objective of producing long-term sustainable returns.


GRESB Assessments, tools, or products used: GRESB Infrastructure Fund Assessment, GRESB Infrastructure Asset Assessment, GRESB SFDR Reporting Solution

AuM: More than USD 4 billion across the infrastructure capital platform (as of June 23)

Region: UK, Europe, USA, Latin America, and Australia

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Sino Land Company Limited (HKSE: 083) is one of the leading property developers in Hong Kong. Its core business includes development of properties for sale and investment and is complemented by a full spectrum of property business ranging from hotel operations to property services, encompassing property management, car park management, cleaning and environmental services, security services as well as hospitality services.


Business type: Property company and real estate developer

Reporting region: China – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Market capitalization: HKD 78,695 million (as of June 30, 2023)

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Assessment (Standing Investment & Development)

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Vivenio Residencial Socimi S.A. is a property company whose corporate purpose is the development, acquisition, and management of residential properties for rental in Spain.


Business type: Property company

Reporting region: Europe, with a focus on Spain

GAV: EUR 1.425 billion as of December 2022

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Assessment

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Brookfield India Real Estate Trust (BIRET) is India’s first 100% institutionally managed real estate investment trust. BIRET’s portfolio comprises five Grade-A office parks in campus format across key gateway markets of India – Mumbai, Gurugram, Noida, and Kolkata. BIRET is sponsored by an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc, one of the world’s largest alternative asset managers and investors across more than 30 countries.


Business type: Real Estate Investment Trust

Reporting region: Asia

AuM: INR 164 billion (approximately EUR 1.83 billion), as of March 31, 2023

Use of GRESB: Real Estate Development Benchmark & Public Disclosure


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PATRIZIA Infrastructure is a long-term investor, partnering with clients to invest in true infrastructure assets that protect real investment value while providing predictable cash returns. This is achieved by investing in assets with clear and measurable cash flows and adding value through active asset management

Business type: Infrastructure fund manager

Reporting region: Global

AuM: EUR 60 billion

Use of GRESB: GRESB Infrastructure Fund & Asset Assessments and SFDR Reporting Solution 

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Nucleus Office Parks is the operating platform for fully owned Blackstone Offices in India, managing an industry-leading portfolio of over 20 million square feet of Grade A commercial assets spread across all key markets.

Business type:
Asset manager

Region: India

AuM: Approximately 20 million sqft

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Assessment

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Mahindra Lifespaces develops thriving residential communities and enables business ecosystems through its premium residential projects, integrated cities, and industrial clusters.

Business type: 
Real estate developer

Region: India

Market capitalization: ~INR 72.2 billion (USD 885.8 million) as of September 30, 2022

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Assessments & Public Disclosure

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QuadReal Property Group is a global real estate investment, operating and development company focused on office, industrial, logistics, residential, retail and alternative assets. Additionally, QuadReal invests in equity and debt in both public and private markets and through operating companies.

Business type: Direct investor, real estate manager

Reporting region: Canada

AuM: CAD 67.1 billion

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Assessment

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Arcus is an independent infrastructure fund manager, with a focus on digital, energy, transport, and logistics and industrials across Europe.

Business type: Infrastructure fund manager

Region: Europe

AuM: EUR 7.5 billion

Use of GRESB: GRESB Infrastructure Fund & Asset Assessments

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Klépierre is a French real estate manager focused on the retail sector in the European market.

Business type: Real Estate Manager

Region: Europe

AuM: ~ EUR 20.5 billion (on a total share basis as of June 30, 2022)

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Assessment

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Keppel Land is an innovative urban space solutions provider that leverages technology to deliver sustainable and customer-centric solutions that enrich people and communities, focused in the areas of sustainable urban renewal, senior living, urban living, retail, and largescale integrated developments.

Business type: Real Estate Manager

Region: Asia

Total Assets: SGD 14.1 billion (as of December 31, 2021)

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Development Benchmark

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Swire Properties

Established in Hong Kong in 1972, Swire Properties develops and manages commercial, retail, hotel, and residential properties.

Business type: Real estate developer & manager

Region: Asia, with a focus on China and Hong Kong

Market capitalization: HKD 104 billion

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Benchmark & Development Benchmark

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Eastnine is a Swedish real estate company focused on modern and sustainable office and logistics properties in the Baltics and Poland.

Business type: Real estate manager

Region: Baltics and Poland

AuM: EUR 605 million

Use of GRESB: GRESB Real Estate Benchmark & Climate Risk Platform

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investor case studies

With an ever-growing investor base of more than 170 institutional investor members, GRESB launched a series of case studies to explore the ways in which institutional investors integrate GRESB into their investment processes and decision-making – from data collection and screening to manager engagement and ESG integration.

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