Initiatives for Green Building Certification

Green building certifications are granted by third parties regarding initiatives for the reduction of environmental load of buildings, improvement of comfort of users, etc. to assure high performance.

In an aim to increase the credibility and objectivity of its efforts to reduce environmental load as well as increase the value of its buildings in the mid-to-long-term, NBF endeavors to utilize green building certifications from third parties.

Policy for Acquiring Green Building Certification and Assessment

NBF will endeavor to acquire green building certifications and Assessment for existing properties under management on an ongoing basis for the purpose of reducing the environmental risks of its portfolio and increasing asset value in the mid-to-long-term.

CASBEE Assessment

"CASBEE (Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency)" is a system to evaluate environmental performance of buildings, operated by the CASBEE Research Committee, established in April 2001 as an industrial/academic/government cooperation project under the support of the Housing Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The system comprehensively evaluates the quality of buildings, including but not limited to environmental considerations such as using materials and equipment which are energy saving or have a lower environmental impact, internal amenities and also giving consideration to views.

Property with CASBEE Certification

Gate City Ohsaki

Location Ranking
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
CASBEE for
Existing Building
S
Site Area
42,509.31㎡ (total)
Floor Area
of Building
287,349.75㎡ (total)
Structure
B4/24F
Completion
January 6, 1999

Nagoya Mitsui New Building

Location Ranking
1-24-20, Meieki Minami,
Nakamuraku, Nagoya, Aichi
CASBEE for
Existing Building
A
Site Area
1,699.19㎡
Floor Area
of Building
16,672.44㎡
Structure
B1/14F
Completion
May 13, 2011

DBJ Green Building Certification

“DBJ Green Building Certification” is a certification system established in April 2011 by the Development Bank of Japan Inc. to support buildings with high environmental and social awareness (a “Green Building”).

Based on its comprehensive evaluation system, which includes not only an environmental performance but also a social one (owner response to social needs of the diverse stakeholders of the properties), DBJ identifies and certifies “Green Building,” which are essential in today’s real estate market.Evaluation results are expressed in five-level ratings.

Scoring of DBJ Green Building Certification

Properties with the
best class
environment &
social awareness
Properties with
exceptionally high
environment &
social awareness
Properties with
excellent
environment &
social awareness
Properties with high
environment &
social awareness
Properties with
satisfactory
environment &
social awareness

Summary of the DBJ Green Building ceritified properties in NBF’s portfolio (as of June 30,2021)

Dec. 31, 2019 Jun. 30, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020 Jun. 30, 2021
Number of Certified properties
(Note1)
38 38 41 43
Total floor area of certified
properties
(Note2)
1,158,809㎡ 1,161,207㎡ 1,209,736㎡ 1,424,256㎡
Proportion of certified properties
to whole portfolio
(based on number of properties)
53.5% 53.5% 55.4% 57.3%
Proportion of certified properties
to whole portfolio
(based on floor area)
(Note2)
69.5% 69.5% 70.3% 74.4%
  • All certified properties are awarded 'Three Stars' rating or above under the certification scheme.
  • Calculated based on the floor area multiplled by ownership ratio of the property or on the floor area of exclusively owned area.

Properties with DBJ Green Building Certification

Five Stars:1 property★★★★★

Four Stars:16 properties★★★★

Three Stars:26 properties★★★★★

Tokyo Metropolitan Top-Level-Facility Certification

The “Top-Level-Facility (Specified High Quality Commercial Facility with Measures against Global Warming)” is a scheme to proportionally mitigate the required greenhouse gas emission reduction ratio of the subject facility, in accordance with the level of measures taken against global warming, if such building is approved by the Tokyo Governor as meeting “certain standards set forth by the Governor” as an “office building promoting an excellent level of measures against global warming (Specified High Quality Commercial Facility with Measures against Global Warming).”

Properties with Tokyo Metropolitan Top-Level-Facility Certification

GranTokyo South Tower

Location Category
9-2,Marunouchi 1-choume,
Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
Top-Level
Facility
Site Area
20,778.92㎡ (total)
Floor Area
of Building
137,662.87㎡ (total)
Structure
B4/42F
Completion
October 10.2007

Shinjyuku Mitsui Bldg.

Location Category
1-1, Nishi-Shinjyuku 2-
chome, Shinjyukuku--Tokyo
Semi-Top-Level
Facility
Site Area
14,449.38㎡ (total)
Floor Area
of Building
179,696.87㎡ (total)
Structure
B3/56F
Completion
September 30.1974

Gate City Ohsaki

Location Category
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Semi-Top-Level
Facility
Site Area
42,509.31㎡ (total)
Floor Area
of Building
287,349.75㎡ (total)
Structure
B4/24F
Completion
January 6, 1999
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