It’s just the way we do things.
Slowly but surely, it has become evident to most everyone that we all have to do a better job taking care of our planet. And Forest City is proud to be among those who saw the need for sustainable development somewhat sooner than later. But we have an admission to make. We’re not just doing this for the rivers and trees and polar bears. We’re also doing it for the bottom line.
Sustainable development is just that — an approach to development that can be sustained, both environmentally and economically. It saves natural resources and, in the long run, dollars. It makes the communities we build healthier and more enjoyable to live in. It makes them work better. Therefore, it makes them more valuable.
Of course, the real beauty of all this is that everyone who participates in a sustainable community gets to share in the benefits. (Yes, that’s an invitation.)