The shopping centre wins three prestigious awards, including the esteemed Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award
BRAMPTON, ON, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Bramalea City Centre (BCC) received three prestigious awards at the 16th annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Gala on May 8, 2014. Hosted by the Building Owners and Managers Association of the Greater Toronto Area (BOMA), BCC received The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award and the Earth Award within the shopping centre category, as well as the Certificate of Excellence Award. The BOMA Toronto Awards program recognizes excellence in buildings, their management team and individuals and companies that have contributed to the betterment of the Association, the commercial real estate industry and the environment.
"BOMA's recognition of Bramalea City Centre with three such distinguished awards is a great honour," shares Bao Lu, Operations Manager, Morguard Investments Ltd. "We are proud of our commitment to the environment and these awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team who make Bramalea City Centre an outstanding shopping centre."
The TOBY Awards is the most respected and comprehensive program of its kind in the commercial real estate industry. Quality is recognized in a range of categories, from commercial real estate building standards to excellence in building management and community relations.
BOMA's Earth Awards reward exceptional resource preservation and environmentally sound commercial building management. Awards are presented to buildings that have made significant efforts to address environmental issues.
The Certificate of Excellence Award evaluates properties based on: building management and operations, community impact, tenant relations, energy and environment management, emergency preparedness and business personnel training.
For winning at the local level, BCC will receive an invitation to enter into the BOMA Canada National Awards.
ABOUT BRAMALEA CITY CENTRE
Bramalea City Centre, as the 7th largest shopping centre in Canada and the 4th in Ontario, is the dominant regional shopping centre in the City of Brampton. Located at the corner of Queen Street and Dixie Boulevard, Bramalea City Centre is in the heart of one of Canada's fastest growing communities. The newly expanded two-level shopping centre offers 1.5 million square feet of retail shopping space, showcasing a solid tenant mix of over 350 stores and services including Forever 21, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Browns Shoes, Joe Fresh, Pandora, Express and Target. Well anchored by Sears, Hudson's Bay, Metro and Best Buy, the centre also offers three convenient mini centres along the perimeter of the property, offering nationally branded services, retailers and restaurants such as ScotiaBank, the LCBO, Home Outfitters, The Keg and Moxie's. The site is approximately 82.2 acres in total. For more information, visit bramaleacitycentre.com.
Morguard Corporation (TSX: MRC) is a major North American real estate and property management company. It has extensive retail, office, industrial and residential holdings owned directly and through its investment in Morguard REIT (TSX: MRT.UN) and Morguard North American Residential REIT (TSX: MRG.UN). Morguard also provides real estate management services to institutional and other investors. Morguard's total assets under management are valued at approximately $14.7 billion.
SOURCE: Bramalea City Centre
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