"The fact that Strategic Group has certified 50 buildings in the Calgary
area is a remarkable testimony to the values of the company, and to its
extraordinary commitment to sustainability for its tenants, its staff
and its community." - Benjamin Shinewald, President, BOMA Canada
CALGARY, Oct. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Calgary-based Strategic Group is pleased
to announce their receipt of BOMA BEST® (Building Environmental Standards) certification across 50 buildings in
their Calgary portfolio.
BOMA Calgary Executive Director, Lloyd Suchet says, "We are thrilled
with Strategic Group's clear demonstration of environmental leadership
through their commitment to the BOMA BEST program."
With a wide range of properties at varying degrees of environmental
performance, the company carefully assessed the six key areas targeted
by the BOMA BEST® program: Energy, Water, Waste Reduction and Site, Emissions and
Effluents, Indoor Environment and Environmental Management System.
This was partly due to an effort to create consistency across Strategic
Group's commercial portfolio as well as a broader implementation of
Strategic Group's Strategically Green Program. Strategic Group has
shown that the targeted 50 buildings are up-to-date and on the leading
edge of industry practices.
Riaz Mamdani, CEO, Strategic Group says, "This certification is
extremely important to us so that our tenants know that we are managing
their spaces by exceeding expectations, and that we are accountable to
the highest Canadian industry standards."
BOMA BEST® is a national program launched in 2005 by BOMA Canada to address an
industry need for realistic standards for energy and environmental
performance of existing buildings. Since 2005, the program has seen
over 3,500 buildings apply for certification or recertification.
BOMA Canada Director, Energy & Environment, John Smiciklas says,
"Strategic Group is a leader with BOMA Canada and the BOMA BEST® program, Canada's leading green building certification program. We at
BOMA congratulate Strategic Group on becoming the first in Canada to
use the BOMA BEST® Portfolio Program to certify a portfolio of all asset classes. Strategic
Group's certification of their Calgary portfolio of 50 buildings is an
About Strategic Group
Strategic Group owns, manages and develops office, retail and apartment
properties across Canada. Our approach is unconventional and creative
while delivering on the fundamentals of real estate. This
unconventional and creative approach is reflected in our Mantra:
"Creating value others can't by seeing what others don't." Visit StrategicGroup.ca for more information.
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