Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced it has become a member of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance, a global alliance of real estate owners, developers and investors committed to improving the environmental performance of the real estate industry.
“We are deeply committed to reducing the impact our business has on the environment and promoting sustainability across our entire business,” said Kelly Vickers, vice president of ESG for Mill Creek. “We feel privileged to be a part of ULI Greenprint, and we’re excited to work with our fellow members to fight climate change and to continue learning and growing as an organization.”
Through measurement, benchmarking, knowledge-sharing and the implementation of best practices, ULI Greenprint members strive to meaningfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, and 34 of its real estate members have aligned to the ULI Greenprint net zero carbon operations by 2050 goal.
"We are delighted to welcome Mill Creek Residential into ULI Greenprint’s ranks, and we look forward to helping the company achieve its emissions reduction goals," said Blakely Jarrett, senior director for Greenprint Center for Building Performance. “ULI Greenprint is a global community of practice for the real estate community to learn and share best practices and resources to decarbonize the built environment, and Mill Creek has shown an admirable commitment to reducing its environmental footprint. This should be an impactful and meaningful partnership.”
The addition of Mill Creek to ULI Greenprint's membership roster will help accelerate the real estate industry's decarbonization efforts. ULI Greenprint’s more than 70 members cumulatively hold more than 15,000 properties valued at more than $1.4 trillion across the Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
Mill Creek concentrates on long-term value creation throughout each community’s lifecycle from acquisition through development, construction and operations. The company’s focus on transit-oriented development in infill locations benefits residents, surrounding communities and environmental well-being. Mill Creek pursues and prioritizes mixed-use communities and has received recognition for innovative adaptive reuse. Its local development teams also preserve historic architectural craftsmanship while revitalizing interior and exterior spaces, benefiting both the surrounding communities and their residents.