External Assessment

Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark(GRESB)

GRESB Rating 2017 5 Star
GRESB Rating 2018 5 Star
GRESB Rating 2019 4 Star

JEI received “Green Star,” the highest rating in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) Real Estate Assessment, conducted in 2019, for five consecutive years.

Also received the highest rating of “4-Star” in “GRESB Rating,” a five-grade evaluation system based on comprehensive scores.

“Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) ” is a benchmark established by European pension fund groups to measure real estate companies and management institutions’ consideration to sustainability and is used in cases such as when major European and Asian institutional investors select investment targets. “Green Star” is given when a high evaluation with a score exceeding 50% is made in the two evaluation axis (“Management Policy” and “Implementation & Measurement) . “GRESB Rating” is a rating of the overall score according to the global ranking and “5 Star” is given to the top 20% of the participants, and “4-Star” is given to top 20-40% of the participants.

Green certified Percentages

As of April 20, 2020

Number of
properties
Green certified buildings as % of total Leasable Floor
Spaces(m²)
Green certified space as % of total
DBJ Green Building 19 54.3% 267,672.30 78.4%
CASBEE for Real Estate 1 2.9% 8,949.04 2.6%
An Office Taking Excellent Specific
Global Warming Countermeasures
1 2.9% 11,021.03 3.2%
Building-Housing Energy-efficiency
Labeling System (BELS) evaluation
1 2.9% 40,440.72 11.8%
Certificated Properties 19 54.3% 267,672.30 78.4%
  • Properties which are conferred a couple of certifications are deducted from the figure of the certificated properties.
  • The coverage rates are percentages of each number of properties / leasable floor spaces to the total number of properties(35) / leasable floor spaces of properties(341,630.81m²) owned by JEI(excluding the property consisting of only land).
  • For co-owned properties, the leasable floor spaces are calculated in the effective co-ownership interest ratio of JEI.

DBJ Green Building Certification

The DBJ Green Building Certification System is designed to promote real estate properties that demonstrate environmentally friendly building features, security measures, disaster prevention measures and take into account societal demands from various stakeholders surrounding the properties. Properties with excellence that meet the demands of the times are selected based on a scoring mode independently developed by Development Bank of Japan Inc.

JEI acquired the certification for the following property.

AKASAKA INTERCITY AIR

DBJGB 2018 score 5

Properties with the best class environmental & social awareness

AKASAKA INTERCITY AIR

Assessment points

  1. Taking excellent energy-saving/resource-saving measures, such as sunlight shielding with vertical louvers, wind-catching natural ventilation, air-conditioning system using middle-temperature cooling water, reuse of rainwater/waste water and use of exhaust heat from solar power generation and cogeneration system.
  2. Being equipped with many facilities to support office workers, visitors to the district and local residents, such as an office lounge, conference hall, childcare facility, clinic and large-scale green space on top of offering office environment with latest specifications.
  3. Implementing excellent BCP measures, such as incorporating a system capable of supplying power up to 200 hours through an emergency generator adopting a dual-fuel system using medium-pressure gas and heavy oil, as well as a sturdy anti-seismic construction method.

AKASAKA INTERCITY

DBJGB 2017 score 5

Properties with the best class environmental & social awareness

AKASAKA INTERCITY

Assessment points

  1. In addition to the building’s innate disaster resistance with the introduction of an emergency power generation facility and establishment of a system to accept people having difficulty returning home, it even functions as an evacuation shelter for the area.
  2. Taking initiatives to enhance the value of the surrounding environment.
  3. Taking proactive initiatives for sharing common awareness among stakeholders on saving energy such as through visualizing energy consumption to tenants and implementation of enlightenment activities.

Nisseki Yokohama Building

DBJGB 2017 score 4

Properties with exceptionally high environmental & social awareness

Nisseki Yokohama Building

Assessment points

  1. Implementing building operation with high energy efficiency through the installation of BEMS (Note) as well as enriching amenities such as a multi-purpose hall and facilities of convenience for tenants.
  2. Implementing proactive disaster prevention measures as evident by the hybrid vibration control device, tenants’ backup power supply installation space, etc.

Mansard Daikanyama

DBJGB 2018 score 4

Properties with exceptionally high environmental & social awareness

Mansard Daikanyama

Assessment points

  1. Promoting energy saving by proactively incorporating Low-E double glass, automatic faucets and motion sensors.
  2. Consideration given to resource saving through installation of separate garbage bins for sorted garbage in the common area, recycling paper, etc. and managing waste amounts through installation of a garbage meter.
  3. Excellent disaster prevention performance of the building having sufficient office building specifications as well as having an emergency generator installed in the common area, emergency kit cabinet installed in elevators, water tank installed for disaster situations, etc.

HAMARIKYU INTERCITY

Office portion
DBJGB 2018 score 4

Properties with exceptionally high environmental & social awareness

Residential portion
DBJGB 2018 score 5

Properties with the best environmental & social awareness

HAMARIKYU INTERCITY

Assessment points

Office portion
  1. Consideration given to the environment through adoption of equipment with high energy-saving performance such as LED lighting, Low-E glass and lighting with motion sensors.
  2. Excellent disaster prevention performance of the building with an earthquake damage assessment system, emergency generator capable of continuous operation in the event of disasters, backup power supply installation space for tenants, water tank installed for disaster situations, damping brace, etc.
  3. High-performance security such as a non-stop interlocking system for the elevator and access control using IC card readers.
Residential portion:SKY HOUSE HAMARIKYU
  1. Consideration given to security and safety of residents through installation of a double-key door with a dimple key as well as an automatically locking door at the entrance, an intercom with a monitor and incorporation of around-the-clock security system.
  2. Providing residents a full range of services such as a storage space, fitness room, lounge which can be privately rented and operation by concierge.
  3. Providing a full range of facilities that contribute to the comfort and convenience of residents, including a temporary garbage storage space on each floor in addition to high specifications for dwelling units such as a floor heating system and storage locker at the entrance.

Omori Bellport D

DBJGB 2018 score 3

Properties with excellent environmental & social awareness

Omori Bellport D

Assessment points

  1. In addition to the high level of energy efficiency consciousness as evident by the installation of BEMS (Note), promotion of the switch to LED lighting in common areas, etc., taking initiatives that contribute to local community building by holding various events, centering on the Atrium.

Kowa Nishi-Shimbashi Building

DBJGB 2017 score 3

Properties with excellent environmental & social awareness

Kowa Nishi-Shimbashi Building

Assessment points

  1. Implementing excellent disaster prevention measures such as introducing damage assessment system and completely storing disaster prevention stockpiles as well as taking proactive initiatives for greening of the site.

Musashikosugi Tower Place

DBJGB 2017 score 3

Properties with excellent environmental & social awareness

Musashikosugi Tower Place

Assessment points

  1. Implementing excellent environmental initiatives through the installation of BEMS (Note) and water thermal storage system as well as enriching amenities such as facilities of convenience for tenants.

Kowa Kawasaki Higashiguchi Building

DBJGB 2017 score 3

Properties with excellent environmental & social awareness

Kowa Kawasaki Higashiguchi Building

Assessment points

  1. Enriching amenities such as facilities of convenience for tenants as well as implementing proactive disaster prevention measures as evident by the tenants’ backup power supply installation space, etc.

Kowa Kawasaki Nishiguchi Building

DBJGB 2017 score 3

Properties with excellent environmental & social awareness

Kowa Kawasaki Nishiguchi Building

Assessment points

  1. Enhancing the convenience of building users by establishing a space for visitors to talk at the entrance with a large width as well as taking proactive initiatives for greening of the site.

Bizcore Akasaka-mitsuke

DBJGB 2019 score 3

Properties with excellent environmental & social awareness

Bizcore Akasaka-mitsuke

Assessment points

  1. Promoting conservation of energy and resources through installation of total heat exchangers, low-E double glass, luminance sensor, motion sensors, in addition to using water-saving toilets with water-saving faucets, reusing the basement frame of the previous building, and installing a rooftop wood deck made from recycled materials, etc.
  2. Consideration given to the convenience and comfort of users through installation of a rooftop garden, securing charging stations for electric vehicles, and configuring an entrance/exit that is directly connected to the subway, etc.
  3. Excellent disaster prevention considerations have been made for users through securing proof-stress of 1.25-times the new seismic standard, installing emergency power generators capable of supplying 15 VA/m2 of electricity for 36 hours to exclusive areas, and securing three days’ worth of stockpiles for tenants, etc.

SE Sapporo Building

DBJGB 2019 score 3

Properties with excellent environmental & social awareness

SE Sapporo Building

Assessment points

  1. Promoting conservation of energy and resources at the building through installation of total heat exchangers, switching to LED lighting in common areas, concluding green lease contracts, etc.
  2. Consideration given to the comfort of users through installation of a “refresh corner” which can be used by all employees throughout the building and rentable conference rooms exclusively for tenant use, conducting of tenant satisfaction surveys, etc.
  3. Consideration given to business continuity for tenants throughout the building by installing an emergency power generator for tenants, and in addition to the emergency generator for common areas, three power lines can be connected to the building, etc.

Shiba 2-Chome Building

DBJGB 2018 score 21

Properties with high environmental & social awareness

Shiba 2-Chome Building

Assessment points

  1. Consideration given to environment through introduction of facilities with high energy-saving performance such as LED lighting in common areas and lighting with a motion sensor.
  2. Promoting energy saving and resource saving through separation of garbage, collection of items for recycling, etc.

Daiba Garden City Building

DBJGB 2019 score 2

Properties with high environmental & social awareness

Daiba Garden City Building

Assessment points

  1. Consideration for conservation of energy and resources through conducting of pre-filter cleaning and differential pressure measurement for air conditioners, using low-E glass, and installing water-saving faucets in lavatories and hot water supply rooms, etc.
  2. Consideration given to the convenience and comfort of users through installation of “refresh corners” on each floor and installing universal design elevators and lavatories, etc.
  3. Consideration given to ensure user safety and disaster prevention by conducting 24-hour manned security, securing rooftop space to install generators for tenant-use, etc.

Kawasaki Nisshincho Building

DBJGB 2019 score 2

Properties with high environmental & social awareness

Kawasaki Nisshincho Building

Assessment points

  1. Promoting conservation of energy and resources at the building through installation of total heat exchangers, switching to LED lighting in common areas, concluding green lease contracts, etc.
  2. Consideration given to the comfort and diversity of users by installing a “refresh corner” which can be used by all employees throughout the building, installing universal design elevators and lavatories, and conducting tenant satisfaction surveys, etc.
  3. Consideration given to business continuity for tenants through the building’s disaster prevention functions which include emergency generators for common areas as well as two power lines that can be connected to the building.

JEI Kyobashi Building

DBJGB 2019 score 2

Properties with high environmental & social awareness

JEI Kyobashi Building

Assessment points

  1. Consideration for conservation of energy and resources through installation of total heat exchangers, LED lighting in common areas, and automatic water faucets, in addition to green lease contracts, etc.
  2. High convenience and comfort for users with traffic convenience and a replete proximate environment

JEI Hamamatsucho Building

DBJGB 2019 score 1

Properties with sufficient environmental & social awareness

JEI Hamamatsucho Building

Assessment points

  1. Consideration for conservation of energy and resources through water-saving through automatic faucets, and introducing fresh air by installing total heat exchangers, etc.
  2. Taking proactive initiatives to improve awareness for conservation of energy among building users by concluding green lease contracts, making conservation of energy mandatory for tenants.

Core City Tachikawa

DBJGB 2019 score 1

Properties with sufficient environmental & social awareness

Core City Tachikawa

Assessment points

  1. Consideration given to business continuity for tenants throughout the building by installing an emergency power generator for tenants, and in addition to the emergency generator for common areas, two power lines can be connected to the building, etc.
  2. Consideration given to the comfort and diversity of users by conducting tenant satisfaction surveys and installing universal design elevators and lavatories, etc.
  • It stands for Building Energy Management System. It is a system of order to reduce the energy consumption by the operation control of the equipment and facilities of the building.

CASBEE Real Estate Certification System

CASBEE is a system established under the leadership of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to appropriately identify and evaluate properties with high environmental value that have high environmental performance and are well managed.

JEI acquired the certification for the following property.

CASBEE

Class A

Kowa Nishi-Shimbashi Building

Kowa Nishi-Shimbashi Building

An Office Taking Excellent Specific Global Warming Countermeasures

An Office Taking Excellent Specific Global Warming Countermeasures is an office which is certified by the Tokyo metropolitan government for having a particularly advanced level of promotion of global warming countermeasures. Such recognition is given to large-scale offices that satisfy standards specified by the Tokyo Metropolitan Governor upon concerning the introduction of systems to promote CO2 reduction, the performance of buildings and equipment, operation/management of offices and equipment, etc. Certified offices are granted mitigation in the total emission reduction obligation ratio in accordance with the degree of promotion of measures.

Among properties owned by JEI, AKASAKA INTERCITY have been certified as "Semi-Top-Level Offices," receive a ratio of the total emission reduction obligation mitigated by 25%.

AKASAKA INTERCITY

AKASAKA INTERCITY

Assessment points

  1. Status of introduction of systems to promote CO2 reduction.
    • Introducing systems involving tenants and management companies to promote CO2 reduction.
  2. Performance of buildings and equipment (energy-saving performance, etc.).
    • Incorporating terracotta sunshade louvers and high-heat shielding glass (Low-E glass).
    • Introduction of highly-efficient lighting and automatic dimming control system with a light sensor.
    • Introduction of cooling system using outdoor air that is interlocked with the air-conditioning system and introduction of natural ventilation system.
    • Introduction of natural gas cogeneration system linked with a district heating and cooling facility.
  3. Operation/management of equipment (heat source/heat delivery equipment).
    • Energy management utilizing Building Energy Management System (BEMS).

Building-Housing Energy-efficiency Labeling System (BELS) evaluation

Building-Housing Energy-efficiency Labeling System (BELS) is a system that was started for the purpose of accurately evaluating and labelling energy conservation functions of non-residential buildings, in response to the establishment of the Assessment Guideline of Indication of Energy Saving Capabilities of Non-residential Buildings (2013) in October 2013 by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The evaluations are conducted by a third-party organization based on the guidelines, and certifications are based on a five-scale system of one to five stars (★ to ★★★★★).

JEI acquired the certification for the following property.

★★

Nisseki Yokohama Building

Nisseki Yokohama Building