a.s.r. real estate

Improved GRESB scores for a.s.r. real estate funds

13-09-2018

The continual commitment to long term sustainable investments has led to the further improvement of the GRESB score of the a.s.r. real estate funds. The ASR Dutch Core Residential Fund improved its GRESB score by 11.1% to 80 points. ASR DCRF maintained its four-star status. The ASR Dutch Prime retail Fund improved its score by 9.1% to 72. ASR DPRF maintained its three-star status. The ASR Dutch Mobility Office Fund took part in its first GRESB survey and scored above the GRESB and their peer group average, achieving a three-star ranking, scoring 70 points.

Four stars for ASR Dutch Core Residential Fund
The ASR Dutch Core Residential Fund improved its score in 2018 to 80 points, which is in increase of 8 points compared to 2017. Just like last year, ASR DCRF obtained a four-star rating.

In 2017 ASR DCRF renovated three large properties (389 dwellings) two of which have been in a.s.r. real estate ownership since the 1970’s, from an energy label F/G to A. Besides these improvements, ASR DCRF implemented one of the new DGBC’s Green Building Certification Scheme for residential buildings.

Improved score for ASR Dutch Prime Retail Fund
The ASR Dutch Prime Retail Fund improved its GRESB score to 72 points, compared to 66 in 2017. The ASR Dutch Prime Retail Fund was one of the first retail funds that choose for BREEAM NL In-Use certification. ASR DPRF received two BREAAM certifications for district shopping centers.

High score for newcomer ASR Dutch Mobility Office Fund
The recently launched ASR Dutch Mobility Office Fund took part in the GRESB Survey for the first time this year, scoring 70 out of 100 points immediately and obtaining a three-star rating. ASR DMOF made progress in the number of green energy labels. Including planned renovations, 73% of the portfolio will have at least a C-label by 2020.

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