Sustainability

Building today for a better tomorrow 

Jair Lynch is dedicated to building vibrant, sustainable communities that integrate with their surrounding ecosystems in environmentally responsible ways. Our sustainable real estate development projects consistently target LEED, Earthcraft, and other energy rating standards by incorporating innovative sustainability practices across the entire lifecycle of a project from design to construction to operation.

Our ESG Commitment

Jair Lynch is committed to championing sustainability, health & wellness, equity, diversity and inclusion across all facets of our work. 

Environmental

From design to construction to operation, we partner with sustainability and energy experts to determine the best and highest sustainability measures for each project. We hold ourselves accountable to our environment and integrate green measures across every project lifecycle to ultimately reduce our carbon footprint and build resilient, sustainable neighborhoods that will stand the test of time. 

Social

We believe that health and wellness, equity, diversity, and inclusion are the key building blocks to prosperity. Whether designing a new property, reimagining a community, or managing our existing portfolio, we are committed to being a catalyst of positive change by building healthy, diverse, and equitable neighborhood assets that provide opportunities for our residents, tenants, and neighbors to live, work, learn, play, and prosper. 

Governance

Our firm’s dedicated ESG Leadership Committee exists to ensure that our ESG commitment is embedded within projects across the portfolio and in our day-to-day operations both internally and externally. Jair Lynch is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all teammates while prioritizing culture, collaboration, diversity of perspectives, and ideas.

By The Numbers

More Than Theory, Our Practices Make An Impact

$1.2 B

Invested

In attainable housing to date across DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

22

LEED Certified

Projects, with our latest sustainable project slated to achieve LEED Platinum.

1.6 M

Square Feet

Developed of educational, institutional, and library facilities to date.

$250 M

of Contracts

Awarded to Certified Business Enterprises in the last five years.

Our Portfolio

See Our Sustainability Practices in Action

01

899 Maine Ave SW

Located directly across from the bustling waterfront scene of the Wharf in DC, 899 Maine Ave SW is slated to be redeveloped into a 13-story (plus penthouse) mixed-use residential neighborhood asset. This project is designed to meet LEED Platinum certification. To achieve LEED certification, a project earns points by adhering to prerequisites and credits that address carbon, energy, water, waste, transportation, materials, health and indoor environmental quality.  LEED Platinum is the highest rating achievable.

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