Meet our Leaders Circle Low Carbon Firms


Leaders Circle firms in the Low Carbon Leaders category have proven their dedication to reducing carbon emissions in the built environment.

Firms in this category have at least one project that has successfully received CIRRUS™ Low Carbon verification and PACE Equity financing. Verification involves NBI’s independent review of a building project’s design to make sure carbon reduction measures are at the mandatory minimum of the CIRRUS™ Low Carbon specification.


Click on any of our Leaders Circle firms below to learn more about their work (more coming soon): 


Renew Partners LLC

Renew Partners LLC is a development & management company focused on the development and adaptive reuse of historic buildings throughout Ashtabula, Lake, and Geauga Counties in Ohio. Renew Partners has extensive experience with complex capital stacks and tax credits. The firm is led by Charles A. (Chuck) Borsukoff and Shawn Neece. Their portfolio includes marquee historic buildings, industrial buildings, and commercial buildings. Their project, Residences at the Agora, in Cleveland, Ohio was the first project that recieved design verification through the CIRRUS Low Carbon program.

Learn more about the commitment Renew Partners LLC has made to low carbon:

CIRRUS™ Low Carbon Verified Project: 



Midland Atlantic Properties

Midland Atlantic Properties is a full-service real estate firm specializing in the development, management, and leasing of grocery-anchored retail properties in 18 states throughout the Midwest, MidAtlantic, and Southeast. Our team of experienced professionals offer extensive market knowledge, strong local relationships, quality owner experience, and comprehensive real estate services to hundreds of tenants, ensuring that each project remains dominant in its market. The company has developed and owned more than 50 shopping centers, with a current portfolio of more than 30 properties and a full staff of Property Managers, Finance and Accounting Services, Construction Management, and Leasing Brokers.

CIRRUS™ Low Carbon Verified Project: 


Redesign, Inc.

Redesign, Inc. is a nonprofit community development corporation (CDC) established in 1969. They are dedicated to improving the five neighborhoods of Greater Longfellow: Seward, Longfellow, Cooper, Howe, and Hiawatha in South Minneapolis. Redesign Inc. provides comprehensive community development services including housing and commercial real estate development, infrastructure advocacy, business development, and program administration. They sustain their work through philanthropic support, government contracts, and earned fees in real estate development.

CIRRUS™ Low Carbon Verified Project: