awards & recognition

Bentall Kennedy and our clients received many awards and were recognized for our achievements throughout the portfolio.

Regional and portfolio-wide awards and recognition

  • Ranked 1st globally in 2014 & 2015 among diversified portfolios by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).
  • For five years in a row, Bentall Kennedy has been ranked among the top three sustainable real estate companies in North America by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).
  • For eight years consecutively, Bentall Kennedy has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for our commitment to energy management and reducing consumption.
  • For six years consecutively, Bentall Kennedy has received the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award as well. 
  • Received Living Planet @ Work Company of the Year Award from WWF-Canada in 2014 and 2015, recognizing our ForeverGreen Engagement Program as a driver of employee engagement and changes in tenant actions in favour of the environment.  
  • Received the Institute for Real Estate Management’s Excellence Award for Corporate Responsibility.
  • Received Institute for Market Transformation and US Department of Energy’s 2015 Green Lease Leader award which recognizes property managers who are using commercial leases to encourage water and energy savings.  

TOBY award winners

On June 30, 2015 we earned two International TOBY Awards (The Outstanding Building of the Year) at the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International's annual conference in Los Angeles.  

World Exchange Plaza, Ottawa, ON. 

Category: Earth Award
Owner: British Columbia Investment Management Corporation 

Rangewinds Business Park, Calgary, AB
Category: Industrial Park
Owner: Sun Life

We also earned four TOBY Awards (The Outstanding Building of the Year) from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) at regional levels.

Willowbrook Shopping Centre, Langley, BC
Category: Retail greater than 500,000 square feet 
Owner: British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

3115 Harvester Road, Burlington, ON
Category: Office under 100,000 square feet 
Owner: Sun Life

Intact Place, Calgary, AB
Category: Office between 250,000-500,000 square feet 
Owner: British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

East Calgary Health Centre, Calgary, AB
Category: Medical Office Building
Owner: Private

other environmental awards

BOMA’s Earth Awards recognize excellence in resource preservation and environmentally sound commercial building management. Awards are presented to buildings whose management teams have made significant efforts to address environmental issues faced by older and newer buildings.

BOMA Toronto Earth Award

Eglinton Square Shopping Centre, Toronto, ON 
Category: Earth Award for Shopping Centres
Owner: Kingsett Capital 


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Bentall Kennedy 1st Globally

GRESB, the Global Real Estate and Sustainability Benchmark, evaluates the environmental, social and governance management and performance of real estate managers.  Among managers with diversified portfolios of multiple asset classes, Bentall Kennedy ranked 1st globally in 2014 & 2015. 

ENERGY STAR

For six years in a row, Bentall Kennedy has been recognized as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence winner for our commitment to energy management and reducing consumption. 

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