EVORA is a professional real estate sustainability consultancy. Since our inception, seven years ago we have grown from three founding partners to a team of over 40 passionate and empowered professionals, with common values to support one another as a cohesive team which enables us to provide the best possible solutions and services to our clients.
Through a clear focused approach, we are able to provide an end to end, full service sustainability offering to the real estate sector encompassing strategy, data management and reporting and building optimisation through a unique combination of resource expertise and our own proprietary software, SIERA.
We have worked with many real estate organisations over the past seven years mobilising and managing sustainability data for approximately 4000 assets across 38 countries. We work with many European companies, with business fluency in 5 European languages and we have close business partnerships with Enviro Sustain in Berlin and Habitech in Italy extending our European reach and capability.
years collective experience
countries across Europe
To accelerate the evolution of real estate sustainability to enhance the wellbeing of the planet and its people.
To make buildings productive, profitable, and resilient to change.
After identifying a great opportunity to deliver a better level of sustainability consultancy to commercial real estate firms, Chris Bennett, Paul Sutcliffe, and Ed Gabbitas make the decision to leave DTZ and start their own business.
Sustainable Commercial Solutions (SCS) is launched!
We are appointed on our first Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) instruction by one of our large clients. We would go on to reduce portfolio energy usage by 14% and by doing so, we removed the portfolio from Phase 2 of the CRC, saving the fund an estimated £650,000 over five years.
We become a member of the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC).
Following our successful development of a programme in the UK, we are appointed by Aviva Investors Europe to develop and implement a sustainability programme in Europe.
Our sustainability management software, Sustainable Data Solutions (SDS), the precursor to SIERA, is launched.
We are appointed as principal sustainability consultants to Schroder Real Estate Investment Management.
We rebrand SDS and it becomes SIERA, standing for Sustainability Intelligence Environmental Reporting & Analysis.
We are appointed by Deutsche Asset Management to be its European ESG consultants.
Standard Life Investments appoints us as its M&E consultancy.
We win a Reward And Recognition Award (a RARA!) for our sustainability support work for our client, Liverpool ONE. Rachael goes to a fancy do to receive our award.
We undergo a complete rebrand and emerge as EVORA! Leading the sustainable revolution with a business-driven evolution.
We co-host the 7th Annual 40% Symposium in Berlin. Over 60 senior real estate and sustainability professionals from seven countries attend.
We host an event for over 50 firms titled “How Can GRESB Help to Deliver Fund Performance?”. Sander Paul van Tongeren of GRESB sits on the panel and answers delegate questions about the future of the survey.
EVORA EDGE, our new technical engineering division, is launched!
We co-host the Healthy Buildings Conference with BRE. Over 100 attendees meet to learn and share best practices about health and wellbeing in the built environment.
We launch BIM:SAM™ – Building Information Modelling for Strategic Asset Management. It is our revolutionary approach to optimising and future-proofing buildings in a digital age.
We sponsor The Crowd’s X Energy 2017 as the Building Optimisation Partner. We release our BIM:SAM™ video and discuss optimising buildings through disruptive tech with over 160 senior energy, property, and sustainability professionals.
We host a sold out event ‘Real Estate Sustainability: Planning for 2018 & Beyond’. Over 100 attendees meet to learn and share with industry experts from EVORA, GRESB, L&GIM and Deutsche Asset Management.
EVORA supports Hines to achieve GRESB Sector Leader status and top global ranking in Health, Wellbeing and Resilience
EVORA is shortlisted for three EDIE awards: Consultancy of the Year; Energy Efficiency (with Schroders); and Energy Management Leader of the Year
We host a packed out event ‘Incorporating Health, Wellbeing and Resilience into your Fund Strategy’ in our new office space.