MONTRÉAL, May 1, 2015 ALEXIS NIHON earned itself the 2015-2016 Building of the Year Award in the 500 000 to 1 Million square feet category at the BOMA Awards Gala, held last Thursday at Windsor Station's Salle des pas perdus.
The event, which takes place every two years, shines a spotlight on the commercial real estate industry's highest achievers in the categories of property management, environment and customer service.
Any building with a minimum of 50% office space is eligible to enter, but the award is given to the building that stands out from the competition and receives the best overall score based on a number of strict assessment criteria.
The BOMA Awards competition is the most prestigious and comprehensive program of its kind in the commercial real estate sector, ensuring excellent visibility for all participants. It honours the outstanding achievements of industry members.
About Alexis Nihon:
Alexis Nihon is an urban complex located in downtown Montréal that beats to the rhythm of the 38,000 visitors, professionals and students who frequent it daily. Built in 1967, the year of the World Fair, Alexis Nihon is a multi-purpose business property featuring two office towers, a residential tower, a three-level shopping centre and indoor parking. With direct access to public transit (including Atwater metro station) and major expressways nearby, it is within walking distance of a number of important academic institutions and well-known residential and office towers.
About Cominar REIT:
Cominar REIT is one of the largest diversified real estate investment trusts in Canada and the largest commercial property owner and manager in the province of Québec. Our real estate portfolio includes more than 563 high-quality office, retail, and industrial properties in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario, in the Atlantic Provinces and in Western Canada and represents approximately 8,1 billion in assets.
About BOMA Québec: The provincial Building Owners and Managers Association has more than 400 members who oversee no less than 85% of Class A commercial properties in Quebec. It has become a major force in the Quebec real estate sector since its foundation in 1927, due in large part to its BOMA BESt environmental certification program and its standard for measuring office space floor area, both of which have become industry benchmarks. BOMA Québec is affiliated with BOMA Canada and BOMA International, which has offices in a dozen countries, including Australia, Russia and Japan. In North America, BOMA counts some 16,500 members who own or manage 9 million square feet of commercial building space.
SOURCE Alexis Nihon
Image with caption: "Alex Nihon winner of the BOMA award in the 500,000 TO 1 million square feet category (CNW Group/Alexis Nihon)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150501_C4057_PHOTO_EN_16063.jpg
For further information: Marie-Claude Cabana, BOMA Québec, 514 282-3826, ext. 2019, Courriel : firstname.lastname@example.org; Winning company: ALEXIS NIHON, Name: Christelle Mondongue, Title: Marketing Coordinator, Telephone: 514-931-0374, Email: Christelle.email@example.com