We were delighted to be asked to be part of the Sky News’ coverage of the COP26 Summit event in Glasgow in November.
Presenter Stephen Dixon SKYNews invited Dr Sabine Schaffer, Managing Partner & Co-CEO, to talk about running a carbon-neutral business to attract today’s eco-conscious guests to our hotels. Sabine highlights the innovations the group factors into the design and construction phase of a hotel, including “smart” rooms, environmentally friendly building materials, energy-generating lifts, solar-powered swimming pools, and even green mini-bars.
New Zealand has welcomed its first voco branded property today with the highly anticipated launch of voco Auckland City Centre, a brand new, state-of-the-art hotel in the heart of the City of Sails.
Construction of one of Brisbane’s newest hotels, Holiday Inn Express Brisbane Central, has topped out and it’s 226 rooms are being readied for its first guests early next year. While it may be no-frills, the scheduled opening of the property in Wharf St, Spring Hill, in late January will mark the return of one of
Watch a snapshot of the development of Pro-invest’s second Australian Holiday Inn Express hotel in Brisbane.
Sustainable returns are well within reach. But we must act with haste by not only looking at new builds, but also at the possibilities that existing assets hold for ESG repositioning, as it will prove very difficult to manage a real estate portfolio on failing foundations. Pro-invest Group’s mission is to create sustainable returns in an effective and responsible way, ensuring assets are future-proofed against climate change, regardless of whether they are new build or repositioning/redevelopment assets.