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Vicinity Retail Portfolio NABERS rating

Providing energy efficiency expertise to support a bold net zero emissions target for a multi-state retail centre portfolio.
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Location

Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Client

Vicinity Centres

Vicinity Centres holds a 4 Star Green Star portfolio rating from the Green Building Council of Australia and was listed on CDPs 2019 Climate A-List. It undertakes annual NABERS Energy ratings of more than 65 of its retail centres located in Queensland, NSW, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia to monitor asset performance and plan ongoing improvements.

Cundall’s national building services and sustainability experts collaborated with the client to deliver the annual ratings and building performance services. This portfolio approach enables us to streamline the process and simultaneously identify no-cost opportunities to improve energy-efficiency, delivering increased client value from the NABERS process.

"Our national presence ensures this a highly effective partnership. It means we can provide a cost-effective service with site visits across multiple states and cooperative knowledge-sharing amongst the Cundall team. This kind of retail client needs a hands-on, expert service, and that is what we take pride in delivering." Dave Collins, Associate.

Key fact

Vicinity Centres has a goal of achieving net zero carbon by 2030 for its retail shopping centre portfolio.

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Key fact

Year-on-year reductions in energy intensity and carbon emissions are being achieved across the portfolio.

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Key fact

In the 2021 NABERS Sustainable Portfolios Index, Vicinity Centres achieved a 4.4 stars NABERS Energy rating, up from 3.9 stars in 2019.

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David Collins

Associate Director, Sustainability

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By ensuring continuous asset performance improvements across its portfolio, Vicinity Centres is significant strides towards net zero.

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