SOURCE: Sustainability Roundtable

Sustainability Roundtable

December 15, 2010 19:09 ET

Sustainability Roundtable Inc. Names Brookfield Office Properties 2010 Outstanding Landlord of the Year

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CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2010) - Sustainability Roundtable, Inc., ("SR Inc.") the leader in shared-cost research and consulting on best practices in more sustainable business, today announced the winner of its "Sustainable Corporate Real Estate Roundtable's Outstanding Landlord of the Year 2010," recognizing Brookfield Office Properties for its leadership in sustainability and energy optimization programs.

A publicly traded, international commercial real estate corporation, Brookfield Office Properties owns, manages and develops properties throughout North America and Australia, with assets located in these continents' most dynamic and resilient markets. Brookfield's signature properties define the skylines of such signature locales as New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Los Angeles, Toronto, Calgary, Sydney and Melbourne.

"Brookfield Properties is helping to set the standard for excellence in the move to more sustainable buildings at the most impactful, portfolio-wide level," said Jim Boyle, CEO of SR Inc. "Brookfield's industry-leading efforts go far beyond any single building to include ENERGY STAR certification on 80% of their properties, as well as LEED® certification on sixteen properties by the U.S. and Canadian Green Building Councils."

"We have made a substantial push over the last few years to green our portfolio and assume an industry-leader role," said Dan Kindbergh, SVP of Operations for Brookfield. "These measures include instituting energy-reducing systems and programs to achieve LEED and ENERGY STAR at our properties, as well as proactively reporting our greenhouse gas emissions to the Carbon Disclosure Project."

"We gladly accept this award from Sustainability Roundtable and look forward to leveraging this momentum into our stated mission for 2011: keeping Brookfield ahead of the curve in owning and managing its portfolio to achieve greater sustainability and higher performance," said Rich Bachia, Senior Vice President of Technical Services. "We are pleased to join so many of our leading tenants who have been long been recognized for their commitment to making greater sustainability and energy optimization a top business priority."

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