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Casa Calma Hotel, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Courtesy of Caitlin Cunningham.


Malachite LLC works with clients on all aspects of green real estate development and retrofit, including:

    • Green project retrofit, development and certification
    • Finance, tax and investment advisory
    • Leasing and building operations.
    • Policy and program development
    • Research and education
    • Special projects

    Our goal is to help clients produce sustainable real estate that delivers superior functional, financial and environmental performance by maximizing occupant satisfaction and cost-effectiveness.


Green Project Development, Retrofit and Certification

"delivering superior green performance easily & cost effectively"
  • Green team assembly and management for new development and retrofits
  • Project certification: LEED, Energy Star, others
  • Energy Audit
  • Conditions Assessment
  • Value Engineering
  • Construction Management Support

Finance, Tax and Investment Advisory

"our team has financed billions"
  • Identifying financing for projects and funds
  • Leveraging public funding and incentives
  • Optimizing tax strategies and utilizing federal, state, local and international incentives
  • Acquisition screening for new investments
  • Investment due diligence
  • Evaluation of real estate fund sponsors
  • Real estate portfolio and fund management advisory services

Leasing and Building Operations

"expert in all major property types"
  • Sustainable leasing plans, lease negotiation and lease documents
  • Green property operations, budgets and capital plans; LEED Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance
  • Asset management throughout the property life cycle. Management of relationships with leasing brokers, property management firms, and design and construction professionals
  • Tenant advisory: lease negotiation; management of relationships with property owners and design and construction professionals
  • Sales strategy and negotiation

Government Policy and Programs

  • Policy and program development: national, state and local levels
  • Structuring public-private partnerships
  • Regulatory drafting, land use approvals and legal support

Research and Education

"discovering and sharing what works"
  • Case study preparation
  • Thought leadership: writing, speaking and research
  • Education and training


Special Projects

  • Don't see what you need? We are creative and flexible. Let us know what you have in mind.