Prospect Mortgage

Santa Barbara, California

Project Achievements

County of Santa Barbara Green Business Certification

Project Type


Project Summary

Headquartered in Sherman Oaks, California, Prospect Mortgage is one of the largest independent residential retail mortgage lenders in the United States. Through their active participation in the Green Business Program of Santa Barbara County, Prospect Mortgage has implemented multiple sustainable operational policies resulting in reduced environmental footprint and monthly utility costs. Prospect Mortgage has reached above and beyond the requirements of the program by integrating a paperless and automated transfer of loan data allowing for electronic signing of mortgages. Their certification as a Green Business has enabled Prospect Mortgage to be an advocate for sustainability and provide outreach and support to surrounding tenants and property managers.

Project Highlights

  • First mortgage company in Santa Barbara County to earn Green Business Certification
  • Comprehensive policy implementation to streamline operations
  • Stakeholder engagement and staff training/education
  • Basic operational improvements resulting in reduced monthly utility costs
  • Advocate for sustainability, providing outreach and support to adjacent tenants and Property Manager

Our Work

  • Established key relationships with local jurisdiction personnel
  • Operational policy development and implementation
  • Effective project management resulting in on-time certification
  • Space evaluation and identification of target certification strategy