TCC Appoints James Murray-Coleman as Director of Sustainability
April 6, 2022
Murray-Coleman Will Focus on Developing an Effective Sustainability Strategy for the Firm
Trammell Crow Company (TCC), the nation’s largest commercial real estate developer, is pleased to announce that James Murray-Coleman has been appointed as the firm’s Director of Sustainability to focus on developing and implementing an effective sustainability strategy for the firm.
“The Director of Sustainability role is a key milestone for TCC on our journey to be the leader in sustainable development,” said Adam Weers, Chief Operating Officer of TCC. “James is a perfect fit for this position, as he has a deep understanding of sustainable building design and construction. He has acted as a sustainability advisor on a number of our projects over the years and is a skilled and thoughtful developer whose partnership continues to drive our business forward.”
As Director of Sustainability, James will serve as the leader for TCC’s sustainability efforts globally, including the activation of TCC’s recently announced partnership with Altus Power. He will be responsible for several important initiatives, including:
- Developing an ambitious vision for TCC as a leader in sustainability
- Establishing a plan for the firm to set, measure and report on visible sustainability goals/targets
Collaborating with in-house teams, TCC leadership, and capital and corporate partners to pursue new strategies and to implement best practices in sustainability performance measurement and education
“In this new role, I look forward to partnering with our capital partners and our TCC teams across the world to evaluate and put into practice new and aggressive sustainability strategies that will not only meet current market demands, but also exceed future market expectations,” said Murray-Coleman. “Our sustainable practices will continue to be an integral part of the development equation as we evolve our products to create more climate proof, low-carbon and energy-efficient assets that are best-in-class.”
James joined TCC in 1998 and previously served as a Senior Vice President with the firm’s NE Metro office, managing more than 10 million square feet of development and construction activities throughout Central and Western Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Ohio. James is a LEED Accredited Professional with degrees in Civil and Architectural Engineering, specializing in building energy and solar engineering.
Trammell Crow Company
Trammell Crow Company (TCC) is a global commercial real estate developer and wholly-owned subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas. Founded in 1948, TCC has developed or acquired nearly 2,900 buildings valued at $75 billion and over 655 million square feet. As of September 30, 2023, TCC had $15.4 billion of projects in process and $14.5 billion in its pipeline. It employs 650 professionals in 28 major cities throughout the United States and Europe. The company serves users of and investors in office, industrial/logistics, healthcare, life sciences and mixed-use projects, as well as multi-family residential through its operating subsidiary High Street Residential. For more information visit www.TrammellCrow.com.