Our Team

Headed by Millennials and backed by over 50 years of business experience across commercial real estate investment and other industries, our team was designed to provide a wide range of perspectives and areas of expertise.

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Our Track Record

We partner with real estate developers and owners, along with privately and publicly funded institutions to help develop, implement, and finance sustainable projects that positively impact the environment, the community, and often the capital stack.

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Case Study

HOW THE DC HOUSING AUTHORITY SAVED $200M+ THROUGH A THINKBOX SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT

CLIENT

D.C. Housing Authority (DCHA)

The District of Columbia Housing Authority provides  quality affordable housing to extremely low- through  moderate-income households, fosters sustainable  communities, and cultivates opportunities for  residents to improve their lives.

THE PROBLEM

The largest energy and water consumer in  Washington, DC, DCHA provides quality  housing for 20,000 residents and manages $5OOM  in assets. Their aging, inefficient utility infrastructure led to a $34 million annual utility bill, which was steadily  increasing by 3% each year. They were also facing $1B  in deferred maintenance.

SOLUTION

Discover

ThinkBox analyzed DCHA's utility infrastructure  and uncovered the massive potential for financial and energy savings.

Develop

ThinkBox raised the $150M capital needed to  update their infrastructure with no upfront cost  and developed the plan for implementation.

Execute

ThinkBox provided complete project management with a dedicated team and milestones to ensure a successful project.

Support

ThinkBox collaborated with internal and external stakeholders to provide ongoing sustainable operations support.

THE RESULTS

$200 MILLION+ SAVINGS

The DCHA achieved an immediate savings of $10M the first year after updating their utility  infrastructure and is on track to realize $200M.

67K TONS OF CO2 REMOVED FROM THE ATMOSPHERE

The upgraded utilities improved air quality,  saved over 24.9M kilowatt hours, and saved 3.5B  gallons of water.

$20 MILLION TO UNDERSERVED CONTRACTORS

The project benefited the local community in  many ways including the creation of 300+ jobs  and $38K  went toward funding for community projects.