Purpose – This paper aims to report on research that investigates the use of green clauses in leases of office and retail premises in England and Wales.
Design/methodology/approach – The authors examined 26 recent leases of green build properties registered at HM Land Registry. The green clauses discovered were classified and compared with the model form green clauses promoted by the London-based Better Building Partnership's Green Lease Toolkit.
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- International Journal of Law in the Built Environment Journal website
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This article is © Emerald Group Publishing and permission has been granted for this version to appear here (http://ora.ox.ac.uk/). Emerald does not grant permission for this article to be further copied/distributed or hosted elsewhere without the express permission from Emerald Group Publishing Limited. This is the author's version of the article which was published in the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment. The published version of the article can be found at DOI: 10.1108/IJLBE-07-2013-0027.
The authors are extremely grateful to assistance from HM Land Registry in helping them to narrow down titles to obtain copies of, and also from the retailer referred to in this report for supplying them with copies of agreed leases. This research was made possible by a grant from the Research Support Fund, Law Faculty, University of Oxford and research funding from New College, Oxford.
Evidence of green leases in England and Wales
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