What Is Your Office Building's Active Score?

The Caleb Parker Show

May 8 2024 • 26 mins

Can active travel facilities drive value in buildings and impact leasing velocity?

Did you know there is an increasing cultural shift towards active travel, influencing the demand for buildings that support sustainable transportation options and facilities?

In this episode of #WorkBold, your host Caleb Parker, talks to James Nash, Cofounder of Active Score, who helps building owners and developers amplify their customer experience and wellbeing for it’s customers by improving their sustainable transport offering.

James and team have helped design and certify 500+ developments across North America, Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Australia, and Europe.

Active Score has an impressive client list of some of the most well known global investors, such as Blackstone, Brookfield, Lendlease, Vornado, BentallGreenOak, Patrizia, AXA IM to name a few.

Caleb sat down with James to get the low down on their latest groundbreaking initiative, the Mode Score, and its impact on the commercial real estate market.


  • Active travel facilities in buildings can have a significant impact on leasing velocity and tenant satisfaction.
  • Designing best-in-class active travel facilities requires expertise and consideration of various amenities and services.
  • Mode Score certification expands on Active Score by including all modes of transportation and promoting sustainability.
  • Early adopters of Mode Score certification have seen positive results and increased value in their buildings.
  • Tracking emissions and carbon decrease can provide valuable data for real estate financing and sustainability efforts.
  • More research and data are needed to further understand the impact of transportation on real estate and the environment.

James Nash: LinkedIn | Website

James Nash has founded 3 companies. The first was Bike Dock Solutions in 2008 which started life as a university project. Much of his focus currently is on ActiveScore which helps building owners and developers improve their cycling and active travel facilities. They have helped design and certify 350+ developments in Europe, US, Asia, Middle East and Australia-including 22 Bishopsgate in London, which is the largest office building in Europe.

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