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CIM Group Announces Strategic Partnership with U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter


LOS ANGELES—December 27, 2022—CIM Group, a community-focused real estate and infrastructure owner, operator, lender and developer, announced today a partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC–LA).

USGBC-LA is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to leverage the built environment as the entry point to transform Southern California into a more sustainable region for all through equitable and inclusive access to knowledge, technology, resources, and networking.

“CIM Group is dedicated to integrating sustainability initiatives throughout our real estate and business enterprises as well as within the communities where we are active. We recognize the valuable contributions of USGBC-LA in fostering innovation and education and our partnership will enable the organization to continue to expand its outreach and influence in Southern California,” said Avi Shemesh, Co-Founder and Principal, CIM Group.

Since its founding in 2002, USGBC-LA has played a critical role in innovation, workforce development, education and advocacy towards building a more sustainable Southern California through initiatives such as their Green Janitors Education Program, Net Zero Accelerator, Wildfire Defense Education and Tours, Green Affordable Housing Program, Career Center, Community Resilience training, and an annual community Legacy Project.

CIM Group will partner with USGBC-LA with a shared goal of improving the sustainability, health, and resilience of the greater Los Angeles region through community investment, education, and workforce development.

“We are incredibly grateful for CIM Group's support and excited to partner with them in enhancing the sustainability and resilience of communities here in Southern California,” said Ben Stapleton, USGBC-LA Executive Director.

About CIM Group

CIM is a community-focused real estate and infrastructure owner, operator, lender and developer. Since 1994, CIM has sought to create value in projects and positively impact the lives of people in communities across the Americas by delivering more than $60 billion of essential real estate and infrastructure projects. CIM’s diverse team of experts applies its broad knowledge and disciplined approach through hands-on management of real assets from due diligence to operations through disposition. CIM strives to make a meaningful difference in the world by executing key environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives and enhancing each community in which it invests. For more information, visit

About U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles

Founded in 2002, USGBC-LA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to creating a prosperous and sustainable future within one generation. Our mission is to accelerate all aspects of sustainability in the built environment by delivering access to knowledge, resources, recognition and networking. Learn, Share and Lead Green. (

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