High quality of life in the future requires investment now. Relying on public funding and philanthropy is insufficient; we need solutions that harness private investment in our communities and rural lands. Forterra provides consulting and direct services to create and operate innovative, market-based approaches to support sustainability.
Transfer of Development Rights
Forterra and partners provide consulting services to cities and counties to develop voluntary, market-based approaches to conserving land while promoting economic development in areas that can accommodate growth.
Evergreen Carbon Capture
Evergreen Carbon Capture provides companies, organizations and individuals the opportunity to take responsibility for their carbon footprint and contribute to local tree planting efforts.
LEED Renewal Restoration
Forterra provides local open space restoration for real estate and development firms seeking US Green Building Council LEED status for projects.
Related Perspectives and News
In 2015, Forterra spearheaded a conversation with about eighty stakeholders to discuss leveraging CLT and mass timber products to improve forest health, stimulate employment in rural communities, and house a growing urban population. Just over three years and an established CLT Coalition later, engagement has grown substantially.
What are the most impactful personal and business choices you can make to fight climate change? We recently posed this question to over 50 people at Empower Happy Hour—an event we co-hosted with Green Canopy Homes designed to bring people together and spark conversation about topics that matter in our community.
The Forterra Annual Breakfast once again brought together an amazing community of diverse, talented people. And we know that it takes all of us to secure the future we want for this region—from conserving lands and stewarding them, to seeding livelihoods for all.
The City of Tukwila and Forterra has closed on a land transaction with a private owner to expand the Duwamish…
The Seattle City Council recognized the Green Seattle Partnership (GSP) and 10 years of successful collaboration between Forterra and the…