SA shines in global green building market


South Africa had the highest green share of building project activity in the world in 2015. According to the ‘World Green Buildings Trend Report 2016: Developing markets accelerate green growth’, of all building projects taking place in South Africa, 41% were green building projects.

This was the highest percentage globally, and was followed by India with 37%, Singapore with 36% and Germany with 35% green share of projects. South Africa also came out tops worldwide as the country with the largest percentage of firms that had done more than 60% green projects, as well as those that expected to have more than 60% green projects in their portfolio by 2018.

The report is available online, click here.