Advancing sustainability goals across our portfolio

Several properties in Grosvenor Americas' portfolio have been recognized for environmental sustainability and health and wellness.

Adding to its Energy Star, LEED and Wired Gold certifications, our historic office and retail property, 1500 K Street in Washington, D.C., has achieved WELL Health-Safety Rating. Informed by the COVID-19 pandemic but with a broader vision to support the long-term health and wellness of occupants and visitors, this rating recognizes the efforts of owners and operators on critical health and safety issues. Carlyle Gateway, a collection of two office properties in Alexandria, VA, also just received WELL Health-Safety rating.


1500 K Street


Carlyle Gateway

Our ongoing commitment to healthy workplaces earned 1701 Pennsylvania in Washington, D.C. a Fitwel certification in September. Fitwel is the world’s leading certification system for buildings and communities that incorporate design and operations strategies to support the physical, mental and social health of occupants.


1701 Pennsylvania

Connaught, our mixed-use retail and residential project in North Vancouver’s Edgemont Village received LEED Gold certification on October 5th. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating systems in Canada are promoted by the Canada Green Building Council to encourage and facilitate the development of more sustainable buildings. Achieving a score of 63 points, Connaught was evaluated in categories including water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality and innovation in design.



In other exciting sustainability news, 825 Pacific, a seven-storey artist-focused property next to The Pacific residential tower, has received Passive House certification. We have proudly completed the first commercial Passive House building in Vancouver and dedicated the structure to the City for arts and culture uses.  


825 Pacific

These tremendous efforts from our investment and development teams and property managers are enduring examples in advancing our net zero carbon commitments and prioritizing the wellbeing of our wider communities.

For more information, please contact Grosvenor Americas' Director of ESG, Lauren Krause

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