G reen B uildings

Real Estate Journal — Green Buildings — March 30 - April 12, 2018 — 23B


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Brian Salazar of Entegra Development & Investment, LLC as a LEED consultant Avison Young’s Boston office achieves LEED Gold Status B

Schmidt. “Our new Boston of- fice space demonstrates that we are committed to sustain- ability and stand with our nu- merous clients who have spent an extra dollar to improve their operations.” Avison Young’s in-house team worked with WB Engi- neers + Consultants and IA Interior Architects on the new space layout and design, and also collaborated closely with Brian Salazar of Entegra Development & Invest- ment, LLC as a LEED con- sultant. “At the start of the project, Gold wasn’t really on the radar, but as we progressed we realized more and more opportunities were possible,” said Salazar. “It took a little extra time; but in the end, the project was awarded 60 points, and it’s an accomplishment we should all be proud of.” n from the U.S. Green Build- ing Council , as well as Well Building Standard Gold certifi- cation from the IWBI, the first tenant improvement project in Mexico to be built to this specification. Ware Malcomb provided full service interior design, branding and construc- tion management services for the 900-square meter project. The general contractor was Seica. “It was exciting for us to design the first project in Mexico to achieve the highest wellness and sustainability certification standards,” said Andres Galvis , regional director of Latin America for Ware Malcomb. “As the first Gold WELL tenant im- provement project in Mexico, along with LEED, Vesta’s corporate headquarters sets a new standard for the future of commercial construction in Mexico and beyond.” To date, Ware Malcomb has nearly 60 LEED Certi- fied projects and is excited to continue its commitment to sustainability through WELL Design. n

oston, MA — Avison Young’s Boston office space has been awarded LEED Gold status from the U.S. Green Building Coun- cil (USGBC ). The company received the award after moving into, and upgrading, larger premises at 200 State St. in Boston. Avison Young moved into a 14,460 s/f space, including the pent- house, in 2017 to accommodate business growth. The firm’s Boston office has been located at 200 State St. since 2012. The LEEDGold certification in Boston is part of the com- pany’s global citizenship ef- forts, which include aiming to achieve the highest standards in sustainable operations. As part of the new space build-out, the company lever- aged the expertise of its own Boston project management team, led by vice president of IRVINE, CA — Ware Mal- comb announced a new area of expertise in designing proj- ects to achieve Well Building Standard (WELL) certifica- tion from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) . The firm is offering this service to clients across its 22 offices throughout North America. WELL is the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on human health and wellness, setting per- formance requirements in seven categories relevant to occupant health in the built environment: air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind. “Many of our clients are interested in sustainable de- sign, and the WELL program takes this concept to a new level in which companies are creating buildings that are designed and built with their employees’ health and well- being in mind,” said Tiffany English , principal of Ware Malcomb and a member of the firm’s company-wide Interiors Advisory Group.

Avison Young’s Boston office space construction Mark Sullivan . “Global citizenship is ex-

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tremely important to the Avison Young family,” said

WareMalcomb embraces new standard for sustainable design

Vesta, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: Vesta), one of the leaders in the development of indus- trial buildings and distribu- tion centers in Mexico. The International WELL Building Institute

Vesta corporate headquarters, located at Arcos Bosques in Bosque de las Lomas in Ciudad de México, achieved LEED ID+C Platinum certification

One of the first projects Ware Malcomb has designed to the new WELL standards is the corporate headquarters for Corporación Inmobiliaria

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