Need for sustainable incentives in new apartment buildings

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Short description: Housing developers have to consider sustainability ambitions according to existing legal and public requirements, such as mobility solutions and common facilities for shared economy etc. Within the first years, however, the owners often convert these to private and sell out.

Market potential: There is a building boom in large parts of Europe. Simultaneously there is an environmental and energy crisis brewing. All parts in society and construction need to ensure sustainability.

Timing: There are no new regulations or legislations planned with positive effects. People start to have the right mindset, but they need more incentives to make the right decisions.

Desired result: Innovative ways to generate a more sustainible living in new apartment buildings. Counteract the short term cashing out.

Information on challenge owner: Micro SME (< 10 staff). Market presence of challenge owner: Active in one country. Keywords: Sustainibility; Public vs Private; Sharing economy; House development; Nudging

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