The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) lauded property managers and tenants for excellence in energy performance and environmental sustainability at a ceremony in Vancouver.
The fourth annual LEAP (Leadership in Environmental Advancement Program) awards were presented at Marine Gateway, HOOPP’s first geothermal mixed-use building.
The awards are part of the HOOPP Real Estate group’s leading sustainability program which relies on collaboration with management partners and tenants. New to the overall program this year was LEAP Forward; an opportunity for property managers to pitch their sustainability improvement ideas and/or projects to HOOPP Real Estate decision-makers for consideration
“HOOPP is a very long-term investor, and sustainability is an important consideration in our real estate investments,” said President and CEO, Jim Keohane. “Buildings constructed to high environmental standards are more energy efficient than traditional buildings and are attractive to tenants and occupiers.”
Thirteen awards were presented in the categories of Performance, Collaboration and Innovation.The winners for 2016 are: