Green Mark Incentive Schemes

Green Mark Incentive Schemes (GMIS) were introduced to accelerate the adoption of environmentally friendly building technologies and building design practices through cash or gross floor area (GFA) incentives. 

Eligibility for Green Mark Incentive Schemes

Developers, building owners, project architects and M&E engineers who meet the criteria for individual schemes.

Available schemes



Built Environment Transformation Gross Floor Area Incentive Scheme
[validity from 24 Nov 2021 till present]
Additional GFA for developers/building owners adopting enhanced Construction Industry Transformation Map (ITM) standards in areas of digitalisation, productivity and sustainability ("ITM Outcome Requirements") in private sector developments

Building Retrofit Energy Efficiency Financing (BREEF) Scheme
[validity from 2011 till present]

Financing options to offset upfront costs of energy efficiency retrofits of existing buildings

Enhanced GMIS for New Buildings (GMIS-NB)
[valid from Dec 2006 till Dec 2009]

Cash incentive for efforts to achieve at least a BCA Green Mark Gold rating or higher in the design and construction of new buildings

Green Mark Gross Floor Area Incentive Scheme (GM-GFA)
[validity from Apr 2009 till Apr 2019]

Additional GFA for building owners and developers attaining higher-tier Green Mark ratings (i.e. Platinum or GoldPLUS)

GMIS for Existing Buildings (GMIS-EB)
[validity from Apr 2009 till Apr 2019]

Cash incentive to 

  • Co-fund thecosts of upgrading and retrofitting existing buildings to improve energy efficiency
  • Co-fund an energy audit to determine the efficiency of air-conditioning plants

GMIS for Existing Buildings and Premises (GMIS-EBP)
[validity from Sep 2014 till Apr 2019]

Cash incentive for Small and Medium Enterprises (building owners and tenants) to undertake energy improvement works to achieve substantial improvements in energy efficiency

Please click on the individual scheme hyperlinks for more details

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