Demand for green offices in London ‘will soar to meet net zero targets’

At least 8m square feet of green space, equivalent to more than 2,800 tennis courts is needed in London to host all net zero carbon buildings for businesses, according to a new survey

At least eight million square feet, the equivalent to more than 2,800 tennis courts, is needed in central London by 2030 to accommodate all the net zero buildings for businesses with net zero goals.

That's according to a survey conducted by property consultancy company JLL, which calculated the demand for net zero carbon buildings coming from businesses with carbon emissions commitments - the research demonstrated the growing occupier demand for sustainable offices in central London that will need to be met in the next decade.

Sophie Walker, UK Head of Sustainability at JLL, said: “Clearly the urgency to build and redevelop these offices in central London to support corporate environmental and people goals is only speeding up.

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