BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2017--
Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP), the largest public owner and developer
of office buildings in the United States, announced today that the
National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit) awarded
Boston Properties its 2017 “Most Innovative Leader in the Light Award.”
This award is the highest achievement in sustainability innovation for
all member REITs and real estate companies.
Boston Properties was selected by a panel of judges that evaluated
disclosures summarizing 2016 environmental, social and governance (ESG)
performance and the results of the Global Real Estate Sustainability
Benchmark (GRESB) assessment. In the GRESB assessment, Boston Properties
ranked 41 out of 823 global companies and among the top 5% of all
participants. This is the sixth consecutive year that Boston Properties
has ranked in the top quartile of GRESB assessment participants, earning
another “Green Star” recognition.
“This recognition from Nareit honors the many individuals at BXP that
are engaged in the rewarding, but often demanding, process of
innovation,” said Ben Myers, Sustainability Manager. “As an innovator,
we aspire to improve upon the status quo and to achieve sustainable
environmental outcomes that support the long-term prosperity of our
company and communities.”
Boston Properties is a fully integrated real estate investment trust
that develops, redevelops, acquires, manages, operates and owns a
diverse portfolio of primarily Class A office space totaling 49.8
million square feet and consisting of 166 office properties (including
seven properties under construction), five retail properties, five
residential properties (including three properties under construction)
and one hotel. The Company is one of the largest owners and developers
of Class A office properties in the United States, concentrated in five
markets - Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington,
For more information about Boston Properties, please visit the Company’s
web site at www.bostonproperties.com.
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Boston Properties, Inc.
Mike LaBelle, 617-236-3352
Chief Financial Officer
Investor Relations Manager