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A study of 85 office buildings in Cleveland found 7% higher rental rates for commercial offices with landscapes rated highly for their aesthetic value and shade.

(2003). The influence of trees and landscaping on rental rates at office buildings. Journal of Arboriculture 29(5): 281-290.

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