A study by Dodge Data & Analytics shows that global demand for sustainable buildings will double by 2018. The research, carried out with the support of United Technologies Corporation and the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), reports that the anticipated growth will be driven by developing green markets, such as Mexico, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, China and India.
The report, World Green Building Trends 2016, Developing Markets Accelerate Global Green Growth, finds that the percentage of companies expecting to have more than 60 percent of their building projects certified green will more than double by 2018, from 18 to 37 percent.
Other key findings from the report include:
The study is available online here.