22C — March 25 - April 14, 2016 — The Best of 2015 — M id A tlantic
Real Estate Journal
The BEST GREEN PROJECTS of 2015 Mack-Cali
M&E Engineers Buckshutem & Quarter Mile Lane Elementary; Bridgeton, NJ
CREATE Architecture Belmont Chase Loudoun County, VA
RiverTrace at Port Imperial West New York, NJ
Size: 90,730 s/f As part of greengenuity, Regency Centers, the prom- inent national owner of grocery anchor and commu- nity shopping centers, is committed to becoming better community stewards by operating and developing en- vironmentally friendly shopping centers, and leading the industry through quality and innovation. Belmont Chase embodies this quest. Situated along former rural pastures, Belmont Chase is both destination and oasis, a place where consumers consciously choose to dine and shop. CREATE rose to the challenge to design a center that not only meets LEED Silver standards but showcases a unique selection of new-to-market retail- ers, provides a shopping environment that understands the target audience, is welcome in the community, and elevates everyday errands into an experience. The re- sult, per customer response: Simply delightful.
Size: 164,300 s/f M&E Engineers is currently managing the commis- sioning process for two Design-Build projects with Ernest Bock & Sons, DMR Architects, and STV Con- struction. The Buckshutem project consists of a 33,000 s/f addition and a 7,300 s/f renovation to the existing school, and the Quarter Mile Lane project consists of a 91,000 s/f addition and a 33,000 s/f renovation to an existing school. The projects will increase student capacity from 658 to 1,310 in total. The new construc- tion portions of the buildings are seeking LEED Gold certification. Construction started in 2014 and will be complete by 2017.
Size: 316 Units RiverTrace at Port Imperial, a Roseland property, achieved the Leadership in Energy and Environ- mental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The prop- erty is located at 11 Avenue at Port Imperial, West New York, NJ. The luxury apartment community was celebrated for its energy efficiency, sustainabil- ity, and environmentally friendly design. The apart- ment building’s efforts in water conservation, green house gas reduction, and energy performance were among some of the key factors considered by the USGBC.
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