Robert Friedman, President of Harbor Group Management Co, explained how HGI has embraced sustainability by focusing on four key initiatives: Engage, Reduce, Innovate, and Conserve.
"We have gone paperless with the vast majority our vendor payments and invoices and at our apartments, over 70% of the residents pay using ACH (electronic funds transfers)," he
"Essentially we are raising the profile of the fitness opportunities at our properties," said Friedman
, as he
shared the details of a 12,000-square-foot fitness facility HGI installed in the lobby of its iconic One South Wacker office property in downtown Chicago.
"In the first month alone, 600 employees in the building signed up for memberships," said Friedman
On biking to work he
added, "At many office properties we not only added bike storage, but also shower and locker room facilities to make commuting by bike more feasible."